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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
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Snoring (Definition)

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I don't have sleep apnea, am not overweight, sleep on side, don't drink, but still snore when breathing through my mouth. What aids should I try? Mouthpiece keeping jaw forward? Strap to close mouth?

I don't have sleep apnea, am not overweight, sleep on side, don't drink, but still snore when breathing through my mouth. What aids should I try? Mouthpiece keeping jaw forward? Strap to close mouth?

Sleep study?: Did you officially have a sleep study? Seems you have tried a lot of remedies to try and help, but need to know for sure. CPAP is the "gold standard" of care, but dental mouthpieces for snoring and mild sleep apnea are very effective. ...Read more

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Which OTC anti-snoring products really work?

Which OTC anti-snoring products really work?

Oral appliance: The only otc product likely to work are jaw advancement oral mouthpieces. These act like prescription devices to create more air space in the back of the throat. They are not very adjustable however and can cause dental and TMJ problems. ...Read more

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What are some good anti-snoring home remedies or solutions?

What are some good anti-snoring home remedies or solutions?

Sleep apnea: Weight loss, avoiding sleeping on your back ( sew a pocket onto the back of a t-shirt and put a tennis ball in it to prevent sleeping on your back), avoiding alcohol before bed, breath rite strips, decongestants. ...Read more

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How can you stop bad snoring?

How can you stop bad snoring?

Snoring remedies: There are several options depending on each person's situation. Sleeping position - avoid sleeping on one's back see an ENT to be sure that there aren't any nasal obstructions such as deviated septum use breath rite strips to open the nasal passage use medications to control allergies. Wear a dental device that is custom made to hold the lower jaw forward of the normal position. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop snoring?

What can I do to stop snoring?

Apnea?: If your overweight, losing weight can make a huge difference in your snoring and /or apnea. May need sleep study and CPAP to be able to rest in order to be able to lose weight ...Read more

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How do I stop a snoring husband?

How do I stop a snoring husband?

4 main reasons: There are 4 predisposing factors for snoring: 1) being human 2) being male 3) overweight 4) nasal congestion apparently, there is nothing to be done about 1 and 2, so you need to concentrate on 3 and 4. You also need to consider the possibility that you are not dealing with simple snoring but snoring as a symptom of sleep apnea. Overall, snoring is not a laughing matter. I would take it seriously. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop snoring?

What can be done to stop snoring?

Have sleep study: If you have obstructive apnea, you may have your dentist make you oral sleep apnea. Ask for somnodent appliance since they are the best in my opinion. ...Read more

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How can I stop my snoring problem?

Some options.: Weight loss, avoid alcohol or narcotic medications at bed time, sleeping sideways. However, snoring can be associated with sleep apnea. Consult your md for a possible sleep study. ...Read more

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Can snoring is normal in children?

Can snoring is normal in children?

Snoring : Snoring is generally not considered normal. It depends on the degree that the child is snoring to some extent. However, studies have shown that snoring may be more significant then previously suspected. This may indicate there are issues obstructive sleep apnea. This can cause behavioral problems, hyperactivity.Poor school performance, and other issues. You should talk to pediatrician. ...Read more

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How to get a child to stop snoring?

How to get a child to stop snoring?

Multiple causes: Snoring can be due to enlarged tonsils, adenoids, enlarged nasal turbinates, deviated nasal septum etc. Have your child be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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How can I stop myself from snoring?

Snoring: Weight loss, avoiding sleeping on your back ( sew a pocket onto the back of a t-shirt and stick a tennis ball in it), breath rite strips, decongestants. See an ENT to evaluate tonsils, adenoids and sinus. ...Read more

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What is a good medicine for snoring?

No medicine works: The only cases when medicine can work are when treating underlying conditions that make the snoring worse such as allergies causing upper airway congestion or treating heartburn/reflux with medication. The only other types of meds for snoring is weight loss meds. Snoring is often weight related and loosing weight can help. Overall though sleep apnea is risk. You should see you doctor. ...Read more

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How to stop your bed partner snoring?

How to stop your bed partner snoring?

Snoring: The reason for the snoring needs to be determined before a fix can be identified. Sometimes a sleep study is needed for this reason. ...Read more

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How can I stop my husband from snoring?

How can I stop my husband from snoring?

Different methods : Snoring has a many causes, so determing what the cause is would be the first step. It is important to determine whether he has accompanying sleep apnea. Depending on the cause there are treatments that range from, reducing the soft palate tissue (surgucally/with laser), a CPAP device, or even a dental mouth piece that can reposition the jaw. Nasal breathing strips may help allow better airflow. ...Read more

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How can I over come from snoring problem?

How can I over come from snoring problem?

Oral appliances: First off, rule out obstructive sleep apnea, nasal and sinus problems. Then simple lifestyle changes can help stop snoring. Lose weight, quit smoking. Avoid alcohol, sleeping pills, and sedatives, especially before bedtime. See orofacial pain and sleep specialist for oral devices, lower jaw-positioners. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to control snoring or tip to stop it?

How to control snoring or tip to stop it?

Treating snoring: Several options snoring is often worse if you sleep on your back, so avoid that position ( sew a pocket on the back of a t-shirt and put a tennis ball in it) lose weight see an ENT to evaluate tonsils, adenoids, deviated septum use nasal rinses and breath right strips to open nasal passages if you have allergies, take your medication. ...Read more

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How should I help my husband stop snoring?

Many alternatives: See your primary care doctor. If there are signs or symptoms of sleep apnea they may want to order a sleep study. If not you could consider using a wedge or a tennis ball t-shirt or a nasal bridge. A dental appliance may help. ...Read more

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How can I decrease my intensity of snoring?

How can I decrease my intensity of snoring?

Snoring: If you are obese, you need to lose weight. Easier said than done, i know. If you have enlarged tonsils and adenoids, your doctor may discuss removing them, which can help a lot. If you smoke, stop. In any case, if you are snoring that much you may also be suffering from sleep apnea. Long term consequences of apnea include increased heart disease, obesity, diabetes, more. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some simple ways to reduce snoring?

What are some simple ways to reduce snoring?

Easy things first: 1. Avoid sleeping on your back 2. Avoid alcohol before bed (even one glass can make it worse) 3. Lose weight 4. Stop smoking 5. If you have nasal congestion - try the breathe right nasal strips if the above doesnt work - get into see an ENT they can direct you further. ...Read more

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