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A 27-year-old female asked:

my husband snores loudly strips and a nasal insert is not working is there anything else cover counter he can use?

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Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
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 inserts that pull the jaw forward and open the the throat . I am not endorsing any company but puresleep.Com sells a reliable device. There is a device that pulls the tongue forward via a suction apparatus that looks promising. Ent exam advised.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Might also check about potential for sleep apnea
Nov 8, 2013

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A 44-year-old member asked:

Can wearing nasal strips end snoring?

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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Sometimes: In certain patients when nasal obstruction leads to mouth breathing and mouth breathing leads to snoring the nasal strips can be helpful. The only way to know is for you to try them. Make sure you wear them a little bit lower than the nasal strip people recommend. Where they tell you to wear it is too high - wear a little bit lower on your nose you will have more success.

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