Top
10
Doctor insights on: Am I Not Getting Restful Sleep When I Snore

Share
1

1
Am I not getting restful sleep when I snore?

Am I not getting restful sleep when I snore?

Likely Not: Loud snoring, bothersome in itself, can be a sign of obstructive sleep apnea (osa). Osa has been shown to have significant affects on quality of life as well as even a significant increase on mortality. A sleep study will determine if a patient has osa. Loud snoring without osa can be detrimental as well as it can cause a loss of intimacy with bed partners. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Heidi Fowler
4,876 doctors shared insights

Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


2

2
I can't get any sleep because my roomie is snoring?

I can't get any sleep because my roomie is snoring?

Earplugs: The cheapest and easiest form of snoring 'treatment'. Suggest your roommate not sleep on her back and try breatherite strips. Finally, strongly recommend a visit to a board-certified sleep medicine or ENT specialist to evaluate the snoring -- it could save her life if she suffers from obstructive sleep apnea! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Can i get a prescription sleep aide if I have really loud snoring?

Can i get a prescription sleep aide if I have really loud snoring?

Maybe but..: You may have a more serious problem that may be life threatening called sleep apnea. I would suggest you see a physician to diagnose what is wrong and suggest the correct treatment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
I get like 14 hours of sleep but never feel awake trougout the day I don't take medicine to help me sleep and I don't snore what is wrong?

Tired All Day: There are many reasons to feel tired during the day besides having sleep apnea. Go see your doctor. He or she will check common blood tests to exclude anemia, electrolyte abnormalities, thyroid disease, and maybe a few others. Most sleep disorders are associated with chronic fatigue. Depression can create chronic fatigue. Go see your doctor to figure our why. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
How can I get some sleep when my partner is snoring?

How can I get some sleep when my partner is snoring?

Dental appliance: Get your partner a dental appliance. Snoring is basically a sound that results from the trembling of respiratory structures due to obstructed air movement during inhalation and exhalation. Your dentist is able to make dental appliances that can maneuver the lower jaw and align the the jaw as needed to prevent snoring at nights. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Should I buy some of those online gimmicks for stopping the snoring so I can finally get some sleep?

Depends: Depends on the severity. If you are just a primary snorer, some of those things can work. For instance, they make sleep shirts that have tennis balls on the back to you have to sleep on your side. Also try eliminating any alcohol or sedatives prior to bedtime. Losing weight can help too. But if you are a robust snorer, you might have sleep apnea. This is more serious. See your md for a sleep study. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Very tired all the time. Get plenty of sleep. Thyroid blood work done. 26yo. Don't exercise. 116 lbs. is sleep study necessary?dont snore.

Very tired all the time. Get plenty of sleep. Thyroid blood work done. 26yo. Don't exercise. 116 lbs. is sleep study necessary?dont snore.

Maybe: There may a problem with the quality of your sleep. PLMD (periodic limb movement disorder of sleep), narcolepsy, alcohol and poor sleep habits (esp erratic schedule) can all cause excessive daytime sleepiness even in a person who sleeps long enough. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
898 doctors shared insights

Snoring (Definition)

Snoring is an abnormal, loud, hoarse, or harsh breathing sound ...Read more