Sorry to say that is a complex question, sound simple but it isn't.
I my case I think it is sometimes due to nasal congestion. I'm sure you know if you have that problem. The short term, a few nights only, relief from Afrin or similar nose sprays could be a good test if you have congestion.
You post if very brief. Is the snoring a new issue, or has it been going on for a long time, and now your wife has said something.
There can be structural problems that cause it, but I think those don't just "pop up", they are with us from birth or from some accident or illness - just a guess here.
More information would help get useful input, if you decide to provide more "case history" it may be best to start a new thread.
It seems reasonable to assume the snoring started about 6 months ago. Try to think if anything about you or your environment changed abut that time. IF you can think of something there may be a connection, see if you can test it.
My wife says I snore when I sleep on my back, usually sleep on my side. Your wife should be able to tell you what you sleeping position is when snoring, as a first test try to change the way you sleep.
Then there may be some physical change you body has undergone over the years - particularly in the sinus nasal area that causes the snoring. If you can't find a home made fix, it may be best to discuss with you doctor who can look in you nasal passage and run some tests to see if there is a treatable cause.
Copyright 1994-2016MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.