Great And Famous Snorers
When you are lying there at night feeling whatever emotion snoring causes you to feel; annoyance, frustration, pride, or hopelessness, you should remember that you are one among a very large and varied group.
One of the curious things is that snorers don’t wake themselves up in fact they are usually astonished to be told by a friend that they are terrible snorers. The only clue that snorers have is that they wake after eight hours sleep exhausted.
Some very famous people were known to be snorers. Many of the famous snoring personalities have the basic characteristics that many snorers share.
Winston Churchill was a famous snorer. In his later years he was quite badly overweight, drank his fair share of alcohol and enjoyed his cigars. All these are snoring indicators. He was also known for his afternoon naps. Winston Churchill lived to be ninety, which was quite surprising considering his sleep disorder and health habits.
Napoleon Bonaparte showed many of the typical signs. He was obese, with a short, thick neck and was believed to have had a nasal blockage. Napoleon was known to fall asleep anywhere, including amongst a group of people. Oddly, there are no records to his snoring, yet history claims he did.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt suffered from hypertension and sleep apnea, both of which it is believed were factors contributing to his death in nineteen hundred forty five. He was believed to suffer from a sleep disorder that made him more tired than he should be especially in the mornings. FDR was a smoker and known to be a snorer.
Queen Victoria gained a lot of weight as she aged. A small lady of only five foot two, she was anything but petite with a forty-six inch waist. She was well known to have insomnia.
It was actually bad enough that during carriage rides; her ladies in waiting were instructed to gently keep her awake by moving around her pillows, as she was known to fall asleep in the middle of the day and snore.
Teddy Roosevelt was known not only to be a snorer, but of deafening proportions. One time when he was in the hospital, the other patients complained about the loud noise coming from his room.
He, like many of the others, put on a lot of weight later in life. Sadly, he died, at only sixty, in his sleep.
This is only a small list of historical figures that were known to have suffered the nightly affliction of noise making that is known as snoring. But as you can see, if you are a snorer, you are certainly are in the company of some famous and well-respected people who suffered the same as you.