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I am snoring too much. what treatment would be good for me(50 years old)?

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Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 41 years experience
Get it checked out!: Seek medical help to determine to cause of your snoring. Typically a collapse airway is involved and today, a simple overnight take home sleep test or a complete psg overnight sleep test in a lab will provide all the information needed to determine if a potentially life threatening, life shortening condition of obstructive sleep apnea may be at play. Do it, it may save your life!
Dr. Mark Birnbach
Cosmetic Dentistry 48 years experience
Snoring remedies: Avoid sleeping on your back ( sew a tennis ball into a pocket on the back of a t-shirt) lose weight see and ENT to be sure there aren't any nasal obstructions take medication for allergies use breathe rite strips have a dentist custom make an oral appliance.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

What do you advise if I'm snoring what medicine is good for me(50 years old)?

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Snoring: I usually recommend weight loss as the ultimate treatment. If not obese, then Afrin nasal spray for no longer than 5 days. After using the spray for 3 days, have a sleep partner rate your snoring. If resolved or much improved, then your nasal passages are contributing to the snoring. Begin saline nasal spray and follow with Nasacort (triamcinolone) OTC. If no improvement consider a dental device may help.
A 45-year-old member asked:

What to do if i'm snoring, what medicine is good for me(50 years old)?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Snoring: I usually recommend weight loss as the ultimate treatment. If not obese, then Afrin nasal spray for no longer than 5 days. After using the spray for 3 days, have a sleep partner rate your snoring. If resolved or much improved, then your nasal passages are contributing to the snoring. Begin saline nasal spray and follow with Nasacort (triamcinolone) OTC. If no improvement consider a dental device may help.
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Obtaining a sleep study may be an important consideration to diagnose possible underlying sleep apnea
Jul 19, 2014

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