A lot of people who snore actually have a condition called obstructive sleep apnea. These patients snore so loudly they actually stop breathing while they're sleeping. It wakes them up at night and leaves them tired the next morning. Obstructive sleep apnea causes strain to the heart and lungs.
Michael Armstrong, MD.
founded Richmond ENT in 2001. A native of Richmond, he trained at Johns Hopkins Hospital and has been in practice since 1995. Board-certified in both otolaryngology and in facial plastic surgery, he provides comprehensive treatment of nasal, sinus and allergic disorders, including cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He is a leader in the development of office-based surgical treatments for sinusitis, such as Balloon Sinuplasty. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy.