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i snore loud how can i stop

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
A few things: Sleep on your side instead of your back. You may need a wedge pillow. You can also try those breathe right nose strips. Lose weight to a goal bmi of ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
37 years experience Dentistry
Try these things: Sleep on your side (they sell night shirts with tennis balls on the back so stay on your side), avoid alcohol and sedatives prior to sleep, and lose w ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sounds like OSA: Sounds like obstructive sleep apnea. A very common problem in children, particularly those with large tonsils and adenoids. Causes poor sleep quality ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Uncommon & progresiv: If a kid is snoring at 3 it is likely to progress to a point where it causes sleep apnea even if it is not present now. T&a mass grows faster than the ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Jeu
44 years experience Family Medicine
Your : Your symptoms are consistent with sleep apnea, probably related to being so overweight (>200 pounds). This condition puts more stress on your heart, ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
37 years experience Dentistry
Sleep Apnea: Your husband's concern is well founded. You are likely suffering from sleep apnea which can lead to a host of health problems including high blood pr ... Read More
Dr. Sal Aragona
41 years experience Dentistry
Get it checked out!: Seek medical help to determine to cause of your snoring. Typically a collapse airway is involved and today, a simple overnight take home sleep test ca ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher White
43 years experience Cardiology
Sleep apnea: These are common symptoms of sleep apnea. A sleep study is needed for diagnosis. A CPAP machine is commonly prescribed to improve breathing during s ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Snoreing??: I've known many 3mo to rattle a lot with breathing but never heard of one snoreing. Your physician could verify an adequate airway for your baby & giv ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Snoring: Studies show that 75% of snoring is caused by vibration of the soft palate, so many of the nasal devices won't solve the problem. There are otc oral ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Snoring: The most common cause of snoring is obesity, use of alcohol and sedatives prior to sleep. Weight lost, avoid alcohol and sedatives before bedtime, sle ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Help him to undergo: his prescribed right treatment for his long term wellbeing and no short cuts . If he has weight problem ( most likely overweight ) make him t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably high risk: Loud snoring indicates high risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Risk is even higher if your family member is overweight, but sleep apnea can occur ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Concern: Generally this does not happen at this age. Although not an emergency, you should see your pediatrician for the cause.Usual causes include allergies a ... Read More
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