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Please explain what are the best ways to stop snoring ?

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Dr. John Scott
Bariatrics 20 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.
Dr. Mark Birnbach
Cosmetic Dentistry 48 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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What is the best way to stop snoring?

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Dr. Kirankumar Viramgama
Sleep Medicine 31 years experience
Try this: 1. Sleep on the side or have soft ball on the back to prevent sleeping supine. 2.Improve nasal congestion and its management if present by like nasal saline or neti pot . 3.Alternate nostril breathing and or slow deep breathing exercise for 15-20 minutes before bedtime and morning if possible. 4. Nasal strips for some.

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