The differentiation of snoring mechanisms using sound analysis.

  title={The differentiation of snoring mechanisms using sound analysis.},
  author={Steve Quinn and Lixi Huang and Paul D. Ellis and John E. Williams},
  journal={Clinical otolaryngology and allied sciences},
  volume={21 2},
Ten subjects known to suffer from heavy snoring but not obstructive sleep apnoea were studied using the technique of sleep nasendoscopy. The mechanism of snoring was noted for each and sound recordings of the snoring noise were made. Six subjects were observed to snore using their soft palate only, three snored using only their tongue base and one snored using a combination of palate and tongue base. The sound recordings were subjected to computer analysis of waveform and frequency. Palatal… CONTINUE READING

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