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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Death by drugs: Very sad to read of another drug related death. Most likely, the muscle relaxation effects of Valium and excess alcohol most likely caused slack throa ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Simple things first: You can sleep on your side, avoid alcohol, and start a weight loss regimen if needed. But loud snoring can be a sign of serious sleep apnea. The best ... Read More
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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience Pain Management
Dental appliance: Snoring is basically a sound that results from the trembling of respiratory structures due to obstructed air movement during inhalation and exhalation ... Read More
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
Get a DIAGNOSIS: Talk to your physician about a sleep study to rule out the more insidious and dangerous obstructive sleep apnea. If you are found to suffer primary sn ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See your doctor: Soem people who snore loudly may have obstructive sleep apnea(osa), which is a very serious health condition. You should see your doctor to evaluate ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
36 years experience Dentistry
Several things: If you are just a loud snorer, you can try some simple things....Sleep on your side (they make shirts with tennis balls on the back to keep you on you ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Snoring: Move? Ear plugs? It's a problem. Some oral appliances may help bit good luck getting him/her to go to dentist or wearing one. Sorry , my wife can symp ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
36 years experience Dentistry
Sleep Study by MD: The sound we call snoring occurs due to air passing through a narrowing of the airway, causing the tissue to "flutter" and make noise. Narrowing can o ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends on cause: Conservative treatment like weight loss can sometimes remedy the problem. However, snoring can be a sign of more significant sleep disturbances - lik ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Seccombe
41 years experience Dentistry
Oral appliance: The noise from snoring can be likened to the noises created by the constriction of the flattened tube on a whoopie cushion. Air passes through, but r ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience Dentistry
Earplugs: Try earplugs... Although helping the person who is snoring with a c-pap or snore guard is the best way.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience Pain Management
Dental appliance: Snoring is basically a sound that results from the trembling of respiratory structures due to obstructed air movement during inhalation and exhalation ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jaime Quejada
33 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dental appliance: Therapy or minor surgical procedure can be done to stiffen the soft palate or reduce the airflow turbulence that causes the noise during snoring. Most ... Read More

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