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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
Dentistry 37 years experience
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
Dr. Richard Leaderman
Dentistry 49 years experience
Bad Vibrations: Snoring is the vibration of respiratory structures usually the uvula and soft palate. The resulting sound, due to obstructed air movement during breat... Read More
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Many causes: Many factors can lead to snoring: the anatomy of your mouth and sinuses, alcohol consumption, allergies, a cold, and your weight. If you wake up with ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Snoring: Unlikely unless you are sharing a bed (or bedroom) with someone.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dentistry 32 years experience
Rarely: As a rule, no. Snoring comes from one or more of the following sites: nose, palate, tongue. Most "cures" will affect one, but not all the sites. If a ... Read More
Dr. Mike Deldar
Cosmetic Dentistry 24 years experience
May be: Temporarily works but it can cause you TMJ issues in later time.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Birnbach
Cosmetic Dentistry 48 years experience
Snoring: If you are overweight, losing weight not only reduces pressure on the airways, the tongue shrinks in size, further opening the airway. Don't sleep on ... Read More
A 32-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 member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Snoring: Lose weight, quit smoking, sleep on your side, nasal sprays, nasal strips, seek professional help to explore the cause.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
Dentistry 37 years experience
Several things: Simple things such as sleep on your back, avoid excess alcohol before bed, weight loss, and some ear plugs for your partner. If you are a robust snor... Read More
A 39-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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Stop Snoring: Multiple factors contribute to snoring. These can include anatomic issues such as a deviated septum, long or low lying palate, a small jaw, a large to... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Strahil Atanasov
Sleep Medicine 38 years experience
4 main reasons: There are 4 predisposing factors for snoring: 1) being human 2) being male 3) overweight 4) nasal congestion apparently, there is nothing to be done a... Read More

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