A 38-year-old male asked:
Is there a home remedy for snoring that works? help!
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Lonna Larshanswered
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: There are a few things you can try. Long term - losing weight, exercising regularly and avoiding alcohol all will help. Short term - lying on one's side is probably the best technique. Nasal strips (like breathe rite) work pretty well for some people. There are various devices - chin straps, mouth guards, etc. All are helpful for some people. You have to try them to know what will work for you.
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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvisanswered
Dentistry 39 years experience
Sleep on your side: Snoring occurs more often when you sleep on your back. Try sleeping on your side. You can even buy pj's or belts with tennis balls inserted that keep you from sleeping on your back. But...Robust snoring may be an idicator of a more serious condition called sleep apnea. Talk to your primary care physician to rule out any throat/tonsil problems, and to direct you for a sleep study if needed.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
What is the best snoring home remedy?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Knoxanswered
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Snoring Home Remedy: Anything that helps relieve upper airway obstruction -- oral decongestants, nasal steroid sprays, nasal dilators -- all may be helpful. Is weight loss a "home remedy"? If so, this is generally the best way to help relieve snoring, after relieving a stuffy nose.
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Last updated Apr 7, 2013
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