Chronic nasal obstruction causes daytime sleepiness and decreased quality of life even in the absence of snoring.

@article{Udaka2007ChronicNO,
  title={Chronic nasal obstruction causes daytime sleepiness and decreased quality of life even in the absence of snoring.},
  author={Tsuyoshi Udaka and Hideaki Suzuki and Takeyuki Fujimura and Nobuaki Hiraki and Junichi Ohkubo and Teruo Shiomori and Narihisa Ueda and Koichi Hashida and Takanori Mori and Yoshihisa Fujino},
  journal={American journal of rhinology},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={564-9}
}
BACKGROUND There has been a growing awareness that nasal obstruction may impair various daily and social activities. We performed a questionnaire survey in a working population to clarify the contribution made by snoring concomitant with nasal obstruction to daytime sleepiness and quality of life (QOL). METHODS Seven thousand nine hundred eighty daytime workers were asked to complete questionnaires, 7702 responded, and the data from 3442 subjects were finally analyzed. Nasal obstruction and… CONTINUE READING