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Can you suddenly develop loud snoring later in life?

Can you suddenly develop loud snoring later in life?

Yes: As you get older, there are two things that contribute to increase in snoring. 1. Increase in weight which will cause an increasing in snoring. 2. Decrease in muscle tone, which will do the same. These occur gradually, however if there is a sudden increase in snoring without the above, I would recommend having an ENT do a thorough evaluation of the airway, as other worrisome findings come to mind. ...Read more

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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What can I do to stop loud snoring?

What can I do to stop loud snoring?

Simple things first: You can sleep on your side, avoid alcohol, and start a weight loss regimen if needed. But loud snoring can be a sign of serious sleep apnea. The best advice I have for you is be seen by an ENT that can evaluate your airway screen you for obstructive sleep apnea. There are a number of surgical and non surgical treatments that I as an ENT can offer to most of my patients. ...Read more

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What can I do about my loud snoring?

What can I do about my loud snoring?

Several things: If you are just a loud snorer, you can try some simple things....Sleep on your side (they make shirts with tennis balls on the back to keep you on your side), avoid alcohol and sedatives close to bedtime, and lose weight. If you are a loud snorer, you could also have sleep apnea (sa). Talk to your md to have a sleep study to determine if your have sa as this can be much more serious than snoring. ...Read more

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I have a loud snoring roommate help!?

I have a loud snoring roommate help!?

Snoring: Move? Ear plugs? It's a problem. Some oral appliances may help bit good luck getting him/her to go to dentist or wearing one. Sorry, my wife can sympathize with you. ...Read more

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What to do to help stop loud snoring?

What to do to help stop loud snoring?

Many oti: Snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea. May want to have a sleep study performed. Your family md can order a sleep study and one can be performed at a sleep center. Consult and ENT and an oral surgeon afterwards for surgical options, CPAP and an oral appliance. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to cure loud snoring?

Well: Of course, sleep apnea should generally be ruled out with snoring. But if you don't have osa, then there are some over-the-counter options. If these don't work, there are surgeries to help.

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What can I do for a loud snoring problem?

What can I do for a loud snoring problem?

Oral appliance: The noise from snoring can be likened to the noises created by the constriction of the flattened tube on a whoopie cushion. Air passes through, but rattles the flexible walls of the tubing. This occurs in your sleep because as you relax, your lower jaw settles back and closes down your breathing tube somewhat. An appliance that holds your lower jaw slightly forward will eliminate the snoring! ...Read more

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Need a way to block out really loud snoring?

Need a way to block out really loud snoring?

For you or partner?: If your partner is the snorer, try earplugs, white noise, or as a last resort, sleep in the spare bedroom. If you are the really loud snorer, try simple things like sleeping on your side, lose weight, avoid alcohol and sedatives within a few hours of bedtime etc. See your md for a sleep study to make sure you don't have sleep apnea which is more serious. Your dentist can make an appliance to help. ...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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I'm wondering how to cure loud snoring problem?

I'm wondering how to cure loud snoring problem?

Sleep study first: Snoring, the noise that emanates from the soft tissues of the oropharyngeal walls during inspiration, can become a component of sleep apnea. This usually does not occur until the age of 35 to 40 and may be connected with weight gain. Get the sleep study first to cure the cause and not a symptom. ...Read more

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What can I do about loud snoring disturbs everyone?

What can I do about loud snoring disturbs everyone?

What is snoring: Snoring is due to narrow airways. Air flow will be diminished when you sleep and there will be turbulence and snoring.
As a general rule, if you sleep on your stomach or your side, chance of snoring will be less.
Snoring might be a sign of more serious disease called sleep apnea. You can read and learn about it in my website. Www. Lasleepdr. Com
sleep apnea is the major cause of high blood pressure. ...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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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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Incredibly loud snoring roommate help, do you recommend anything I can use!?

See your PCP: Snoring can make your life stressful, but snoring can also be the first sign of sleep apnea, a much more serious health problem. Fortunately, many treatment options are available for snoring and sleep apnea. See your PCP for consultation and sleep test. ...Read more

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What could cause someone to make loud snoring noises sporadically when they are awake?

What could cause someone to make loud snoring noises sporadically when they are awake?

Snoring: Snoring means that the airways in nasal passages, throat are not widely open there is turbulence of air which cause soft tissue to vibrate and make noises or snoring.
I doubt that anybody snore when they are awake, but dozing off which is short transient sleep might happen, then patient snores, wakes up rapidly and can hear him or herself, snoring. ...Read more

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Will loud snoring indicate deeper sleep or does softer or no snoring?

Will loud snoring indicate deeper sleep or does softer or no snoring?

Get it checked out!: Loud snoring does not indicate deeper sleep. 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

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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

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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?

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

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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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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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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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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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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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I was just wondering how can I help my dad with his loud snoring?

I was just wondering how can I help my dad with his loud snoring?

Is it snoring or: Something else? Snoring can make life stressful, but snoring can also be the first sign of sleep apnea, a much more serious health problem. Fortunately, many treatment options are available for snoring and sleep apnea. See your PCP for consultation and sleep test. ...Read more

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Is their concern of my really loud snoring? It's so bad and loud that I can't even sleep in my own bed anymore with my husband cause of it.

Is their concern of my really loud snoring? It's so bad and loud that I can't even sleep in my own bed anymore with my husband cause of it.

Snoring is annoying!: Snoring can make relationships stressful, but snoring can also be the first sign of sleep apnea, a much more serious health problem. Fortunately, many treatment options are available for snoring and sleep apnea. See your PCP for consultation and sleep test. ...Read more

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I'm just 23 years old and snoring quite badly. My friends are telling me they can't sleep because of my loud snoring. How do I stop snoring?

I'm just 23 years old and snoring quite badly. My friends are telling me they can't sleep because of my loud snoring. How do I stop snoring?

Find the cause: Snoring is related to either a restricted airflow or turbulent airflow that can be caused by a number of things, such as the position you sleep, the size and position of the tongue, soft palate, uvula, mandible, tonsils, and any problems with your nose. Depending on the cause, a number of options can be discussed. If your problem is strictly snoring, a pillar procedure may help. ...Read more

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Is loud snoring in a 1 yr. Old child a concern?

Is loud snoring in a 1 yr. Old child a concern?

Yes: Children should not noticeably snore. If they do, something may be wrong. Obstructive sleep apnea is a concern. You should take your child to the pediatrician and request a referral to a sleep specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
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