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Ayr Snore Relieving Medication
Non medical tx: There are alternatives to medical treatment of snoring. You can try having your husband sleep on his side or stomach. This may decrease his snoring. Make sure he doesn't have any alcohol or take any sleep medicine prior to bed. While these can help you fall asleep, it relaxes your airway too much and causes snoring. Breathe-right strips help decrease nasal congestion and subsequently snoring. ...Read more
How can I stop my problem of snoring please advise home remedies I tried medication to finish it bt didn't help?
See below: Snoring may be part of a larger disorder. It might help by maintaining an ideal body weight, avoiding caffeine, alcohol, ; nicotine. If you have allergic rhinitis or another cause of nasal congestion, treating it can help with snoring. Nasal strips ; sleeping 7.5 to 8 hours a night can be beneficial. If a deviated nasal septum is present, fixing it can help. See a sleep dr. To evaluate you. ...Read more
My 2year old sleep ok apart frm snoring and heavy brethin not all the time is this normal she's not on any medication?
My son aged 4.9 month he has snoring problem and having difficulties to breath becz of adenoids. He is on medication but not worked on him. Surgery?
Consult needed: Consultation with a ENT md, preferably one with pediatric experience, would be helpful here. Way too early for youngster of that age to struggle with breathing. ...Read more
Hi doctors In need of a drug to cure acute snoring, I am 25 and weigh 70.also is it normal to have pain during ovulation?
No pills: There is no drug to cure snoring, it is because of anatomy and blocking air flow when you relax and sleep. devices can help, oral appliances, CPAP and others, if the noise is signalling significant breathing problems with sleep. Some surgeries exist, including a tonsillectomy when tonsils are very large. Sometimes things as easy as different pillows, positioning, ...Read more
Been on Bystolic (nebivolol) 5mg for about 4 weeks now for mild high blood pressure. Since starting the drug my wife says I've stopped snoring at night? Why?
2 yr old has huge tonsils touching. Disrupted sleep, gasping at night, had antibiotics with no relief, snoring - what do you do?
Why do I still feel sleepy after a 9 hours of sleep, I do not snore, not obese, don't exercise, no drugs, no alcohol, no smoke, and what should I do?
Check up: A medical check up would be a good place to start including checking some basic things like you hemeglobin, blood sugar, thyroid function, etc. You might also try an exercise program to see if it helps as well (if approved by your doctor). If work up negative, sleep study may be helpful. ...Read more
My throat has been extremely sore when swallowing for two weeks now and my snoring has got worse. What can I do to get relief?
Sore throat snoring: May have post nasal drip/rhinitis and sleep apnea. Would elevate head of bed, take zyrtec before bed, gargle with salt water (1 tabelsppon in 1 glass water), and take Vit C 1-2, 000 mg a day or 3-4 glasses OJ (taper it over 5 days ifstopping), Checkfor sinusitis sleep apnea F/U with doctor /urgent care. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: If you have primary snoring only, without sleep apnea (sa), try simple things like weight loss, sleep on your side, avoid sedatives and alcohol prior to bedtime, etc. But if you are a robust snorer, see your md for a sleep study to determine if you have sa. This is a more serious problem than just making noise, and needs treatment from your md and possibly your dentist. ...Read more
R/O OSA: IT MAY BE : OSA can be suggested by history and physical. Excess snoring/daytime sleepiness/apneic episodes/ aM headaches. And the Exam obesity/small oral airway/collar size>18. The definitive test is a PSG with split night/CPAP titration. I would request copy of sleep study and get a second opinion if you are not satisfied with the options. You are young CPAP vs ENT FOR UPP EVAL. ...Read more
some people only snore if they sleep on their back, so try avoiding that.
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
Find the cause first: Many factors can lead to snoring: the anatomy of your mouth and sinuses, alcohol consumption, allergies, a cold, and your weight. If you wake up with unrefreshed sleep or doze off during the daytime, you may be at risk for obstructive sleep apnea. See your PCP for further evaluation of the snoring. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003207.htm ...Read more
R/O OSA: OSA can be suggested by history and physical. Excess snoring/daytime sleepiness/apneic episodes/ aM headaches. And the Exam obesity/small oral airway/collar size>18. The definitive test is a PSG with split night/CPAP titration. I would request copy of sleep study and get a second opinion if you are not satisfied with the options. You are young CPAP can be difficult to tolerate. ENT FOR UPP EVA ...Read more
Sleep on your side: If you are a mild snorer, sleeping on your side may be all you need to do. A bumper belt can help. If your snoring is more vigorous, you may have sleep apnea. You need to see your doctor who can order a sleep study. If you have sleep apnea options usually include a cpap, surgery or a special dental appliance. A dental appliance should only be provided by a dentist trained in dental sleep medicine. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: Snoring is a significant problem for many people, & often goes undiagnosed or gets passed off as an irritation. A great place to start is an examination by an ear, nose, & throat doctor and a sleep study. Sleep apnea, a serious and potentially life threatening condition, should be ruled out or diagnosed through a sleep a study. Based on findings, options will be presented. Good luck. ...Read more
R/O OSA: OSA can be suggested by history and physical. Excess snoring/daytime sleepiness/apneic episodes/ aM headaches. And the Exam obesity/small oral airway/collar size>18. The definitive test is a PSG with split night/CPAP titration. I would request copy of sleep study and get a second opinion if you are not satisfied with the options. You are young CPAP can be difficult to tolerate. ENT FOR UPP EVAL. ...Read more
Decreased airway space, enlarged tonsils, enlarged uvula, large tongue, overweight. To name just a few.
It is in your best interest to see your physician for an evaluation and possibly have a sleep study performed to rule out various serious medical problems that may contribute to one's snoring problem. ...Read more
Vibrations in throat: It is usually caused by vibrations in the throat area. Possible cures include sleeping on your side, loosing weight, surgery, and an oral appliance. If the self help options don't work I would see a physician to rule out a life threatening condition called sleep apnea. If you don't have sleep apnea, then I would consider the other options. ...Read more
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 can 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! ...Read more