Snore No More: How to Stop Snoring Sawing wood. Rattling the shingles. Grinding gravel. No matter what you call it, everyone can agree that snoring is a real nuisance. Unfortunately, it is a common problem, with around 90 million Americans experiencing snoring at least occasionally. So that begs the question: What causes snoring and what can be done about it? Let's talk about the science behind snoring and look at treatments to stop snoring.