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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
36 years experience Dentistry
Constriciton in flow: The audible soundof snoring is caused by a constrition of airflow, typically by tissues of the throat, uvulae, tongue, or somewhere in the airway. As ... Read More
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
39 years experience General Practice
No short answer: Snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea...It needs to be evaluated and treated...If it is that much of a problem, you should see your family doc for a c ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
36 years experience Dentistry
Depends on the cause: If you have primary snoring only, without sleep apnea (sa), try simple things like weight loss, sleep on your side, avoid sedatives and alcohol prior ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
See sleep DDS: A dentist who specializes in sleep apnea and snoring prevention can provide you with a device worn at night that will stop your snoring and perhaps gi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Snoring: Tough call! I would start with a consult to either a pulmonary or an ear nose and throat doctor
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Giulianelli
15 years experience Dentistry
Consultation : A few things you can do here. You can see a physician or dentist trained in evaluating for sleep disorders. 80% of people who snore may have obstruc ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
See here: Please see the following link for suggestions as to how to help with snoring. http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/features/easy-snoring-remedies
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Courey
Specializes in Prosthodontics
Depends on the cause: Snoring is a significant problem for many people, & often goes undiagnosed or gets passed off as an irritation. A great place to start is an examinati ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Snoring: Usually snoring is associated with weight and or allergies especially allergic rhinitis. Some things to try to relieve symptoms are water close to be ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zeyad Morcos
21 years experience Neurology
Snoring: As sleep medicine specialist, snoring has many possibilities, etiologies, and could herald the "serious sleep apnea". Kindly speak to your doctor.

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