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Are there good over-the-counter solutions to solve loud snoring?

Are there good over-the-counter solutions to solve loud snoring?

Yes: I agree that it is most important to see a knowledgeable doctor to check if you are at risk for sleep apnea. At home, consider a positioning device that prevents you from sleeping on the back, if snoring is mostly in that position. Alcohol and exercise avoidance within several hours of bedtime may reduce it. Inexpensive oral appliances that advance the jaw could help if tolerated. ...Read more

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Dr. David May
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Loud Snoring (Definition)

Snoring that is loud. Often signifies partial airway obstruction. Maybe part of ...Read more


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How to stop my loud snoring with over-the-counter stuff?

How to stop my loud snoring with over-the-counter stuff?

Duct Tape: Actually you can't stop snoring with otc stuff. Clinical studies have actually shown that there is really no effective otc treatment for snoring. While some may help for individual circumstances.. All are uniformly poor in outcomes. You may want to try simple things like breathe right nasal strips or a mandibular advancment device - otherwise see your local ENT for an exam and work up. ...Read more

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Are there any solutions/cure for "very loud" snoring?

Are there any solutions/cure for "very loud" snoring?

Snoring: Several possibilities: some people only snore if they sleep on their back, so try avoiding that. Losing weight. See an ear nose ; throat specialist to evaluate your tonsils, adenoids and sinus wear a custom made dental device that holds your jaw forward while you sleep thereby increasing the airway. ...Read more

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I need to know if there is any solution for loud snoring?

I need to know if there is any solution for loud 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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What can I do to stop or reduce loud snoring?

MAD: First, proper diagnosis to separate apnea vs. Snoring. Either way, a mandibular advancement device (mad) can be fitted to reduce or eliminate snoring. At he same time, it supports the airway to reduce those very dangerous reductions in blood oxygen that occur during episodes of osa. ...Read more

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How to stop loud snoring from keeping you up at night?

See physician: Snoring is a symptom of obstructive sleep apnea. You need to have a sleep study to see if it is just snoring. A dentist can then make an oral appliance to treat either the snoring or the sleep apnea. You will need a dentist who is trained in dental sleep medicine and a prescription from a physician. ...Read more

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How to prevent loud snoring?

Evaluation: You need to have a thorough clinical evaluation and any supporting diagnostic tests performed. Snoring is produced by turbulent airflow which can be caused by a number of different things. Something as simple as sleeping on your side may help. Some people can have their dentist fit them for an appliance that repositions the jaw. Some patients may also benefit from the pillar procedure. ...Read more

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What can I to stop prevent loud snoring?

What can I to stop prevent loud snoring?

1st see physician: If the md rules out sleep apnea, then see a dentist who can make an easily worn mouth guard that advances the lower jaw, thereby opening up the throat space to reduce or eliminate snoring the results are typically better than surgical treatment and is non-invasive. Brands: therasnore, snoreguard, silent nite. Aveotsd attaches to tongue to reduce snoring. Often weight reduction helps. ...Read more

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Any ideas to curb loud snoring for a guy?

Sleep testing: Loud snoring can be a sign for sleep apnea. This can be a life threating and a life shortening condition. Sleep testing has become more convienent with take home units that record all the information needed for a sleep specialist to diagnose the exact problem. Dentists can be involved by providing oral appliances to a mild or moderate osa as recommended by the aasm since 2006. ...Read more

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Is there a reason to be concerned about my really loud snoring?

Is there a reason to be concerned about my really loud snoring?

Yes: Common snoring is annoying but not usually dangerous. However loud snoring can be a sign of a more serious condition called obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Osas can result in high blood pressure and heart rhythm abnormalities. Obesity can be a co-morbidity and loosing weight may be helpful. Symptoms include day time tiredness and awakening frequently during the night often with a gasp for air. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
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Snoring (Definition)

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