While snoring is quite normal, it's actually one of the main symptoms of sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that halts or slows down your breathing when you sleep.
7-9 hours: the minimum lenght of time adults should sleep in order to stay healthy. However, most of us cannot afford the time. A one-night sleep deprivation will not lead to any serious health damage, but not getting enough sleep on a regular basis can.
Patients with obstructive sleep apnea have higher risk for diabetes, as lack of sleep leads to obesity and insulin resistance.