From TED Ed.
Dig into the science of what causes snoring, and how chronic snoring can be a sign of sleep disorders such as sleep apnea.
A leather mask that clamps the mouth shut. A cannonball sewn into a soldier’s uniform. A machine that delivers sudden electrical pulses. These were all treatments for a problem that has haunted humanity for millennia: snoring. It might seem harmless, but snoring can be a sign of something more dangerous. So, what exactly causes snoring? Alayna Vaughan digs into the troublesome sleep disorder.
Lesson by Alayna Vaughan, directed by Rémi Cans, Boniato Studio.
Carl Holderness, GB
Gabriella Rey, CO
Tony Gines, US
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