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Old 28th February 2008, 06:02 PM   #1
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Default Snoring when awake!

Has anybody been accused of snoring while being awake? My girlfriend yells at me all the time for it. I don't hear myself snore. Do you think the noise emitted is 180 degrees out of phase by the time it reaches my ear to canceled out with the internal noise?
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Old 28th February 2008, 07:12 PM   #2
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Perhaps you are unaware that you have fallen asleep, even momentarily.

I think it can be called narcolepsy


(Of course, you are leaving yourself open to a lot of comment from some quarters!
eg some women like to talk after, even if it is only to say goodnight.)
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Old 28th February 2008, 07:48 PM   #3
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Are you a mouthbreather? That can lead to excessive dryness of the mouth which can in turn contribute to gingival/periodontal disease.

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Old 28th February 2008, 07:49 PM   #4
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I have done it on occasion, usualy being very tired, and just drifting off in semi sleep... does not feel like I'm sleeping, but lights are pretty much out... most embarasing, I was watcing a late night movie with some friends, and suddenly thought the sound was comming from one of the guys... so I told him to stop... at which point I found out it was me...
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Old 28th February 2008, 11:45 PM   #5
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Nico, That's embarrassing.

Try taking the new helmet off and maybe you will breathe easier and notice more when the lights go out.

I can't imagine what to even do about it! There are "Sleep Disorder" specialists.

Sometimes after work, I used to pass out on the train. I can only imagine what I did to the other passengers! But at least I was asleep! (like that makes it better) LOL

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Old 29th February 2008, 01:02 AM   #6
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I have done it many times. Happens when I am very tired. Quiet snore, not like when asleep.
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Old 29th February 2008, 04:40 AM   #7
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I don't know guys. Its very weird. I can tell by her body language in bed, figiting and stuff, that she is mad because I was snoring, but I know I am awake because I am aware of this and the sounds around me, I just don't here any snoring.
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