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Please explain what are the best ways to stop snoring ?

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Dr. John Scott
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Weight loss: Regular exercise and a better diet. Although some snoring issues are caused by anatomic abnormalities in the mouth, but many cases of sleep apnea are due to obesity. A good balance of cardio and resistance training. The body loves variety so incorporate multiple modalities of exercise.
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Dr. Mark Birnbach
Cosmetic Dentistry 49 years experience
Snoring: Be sure that the airway is clear- check for enlarged tonsils, adenoids, deviated septum etc. If overweight, losing weight not only increases the airway, the tongue shrinks as well. Avoid sleeping on your back ( sew a pocket into the back of a t shirt and put a tennis ball in it.) don't drink alcohol before bedtime. Wear a breath rite strip
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