Never understimate the effects of snoring on one's life. Some might think that it is a problem that occurs only within the confines of one's bedroom at night, and it ceases to be a problem once he or she steps outside and faces the daily grind, so to speak. If you believe that, then I'm afraid you are only fooling yourself.

To put it bluntly, snoring affects one's productivity during the day, and it does not even matter if you are the snorer or simply had the misfortune to be sleeping in the same room or same bed with one. The most obvious and immediate effect of snoring is, naturally, sleep deprivation. Snorers tend to be heavy or deep sleepers, so they hardly notice that they are snoring. However, in some cases, snorers are awakened frequently through the night by their own snoring – they simply do not stay awake long enough to realize it. Soon after, they fall right back to sleep. Unbeknownst to them, these interruptions are bound to take its toll on one's quality of sleep. Not to mention either the continuous nudges or elbow pokes their sleeping partners give them their snoring becomes too loud or irritating. It's just as inconvenient for the sleeping partner. Imagine losing sleep because the person beside you is sawing wood through the night.

As a result, you and your sleeping partner are likely to wake up cranky and, as we probably all know from experience, it is not a good way to start the day. Going to school or to work without having had enough sleep is bound to lead to one or two mishaps. Your concentration is shot and you'd be lucky if you will not find yourself dozing and nodding off in the middle of an important lecture in class. The danger factor is even higher when you are on the job and it requires the handling of major tools, equipment and machinery. You do not want to be feeling dazed when working with them.

Snoring can also take its toll on relationships. A breakfast table with sullen and cranky family members is not exactly a recipe for good familial relations. This trickles to the workplace where you would have to deal with collections, supervisors, subordinates, and even clients. Many clients, at the first sign of inattentiveness, would start doubting the wisdom of continuing working with you. If the snoring problem is not deal with, you should not be surprised if they decide to take their job – and their money – elsewhere. After all, who would want to work with someone who is, literally and figuratively, 'sleeping on the job'?

A snoring problem is not something you can simply leave in the comforts of your own room, to be ignored during the day. Its effects are too far-reaching to be ignored, creeping up behind you in the wide wakefulness of the day. You should face it head on and find ways to put a stop to it before its adverse effects cause even more damage.