It is estimated that anywhere from 6 to 50% of the adult population snores, although in general the prevalence may be around 25%. Rates of habitual snoring are higher in males, those with increase in body weight and obesity, smokers, asthmatics and after alcohol consumption. Rates of high blood pressure and heart disease appear higher in snorers as well.
Snoring is not just a nuisance but a health hazard as well. Snoring is not normal. It often forces the partner to leave the room and can cause discord in relationships