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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


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I have been suffering from deviated nasal septum for over 20 years. I have had three surgeries but the problem is still there.Sleep apnea, snoring etc?

I have been suffering from deviated nasal septum for over 20 years. I have had three surgeries but the problem is still there.Sleep apnea, snoring etc?

Nasal & sleep apnea: Deviated septums can cause breathing problems. The sleep apnea needs to be diagnosed by a sleep test. Sleep apnea is caused by obstructions or nerological problems. With a deviated septum a dentist trained in dental sleep medicine can make you an oral sleep appliance that should help end your snoring and control your sleep apnea. Look at the aadsm association to find a dntal sleep medicine dds. ...Read more

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How can I prevent snoring in my sleep?

How can I prevent snoring in my sleep?

Sleeping on the: Abdomen can sometimes ease snoring as can side sleeping. Weight loss can help if overweight. Snoring with sleep disruption, especially cessation of breathing merits a sleep medicine consult and possibly a sleep study. ...Read more

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How prevent loud snoring w/o doing surgery?

How prevent loud snoring w/o doing surgery?

Dental appliance: Many times, a custom-made oral appliance from an experienced dentist can treat snoring, but you should get a sleep study to make sure you don't have obstructive sleep apnea. ...Read more

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My 15 week old son snores every time he sleeps. I suction his nose but find nothing. He doesn't seem bothered by it at all. Should I be worried?

My 15 week old son snores every time he sleeps.  I suction his nose but find nothing.  He doesn't seem bothered by it at all. Should I be worried?

Yes: Snoring I plus something is blocking his nasal passages. Babies breath through their nose, so it is important the passages are clear. Have him checked for further management. All the best. ...Read more

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Will an oral device prevent my husband's snoring due to apnea? I've been trying to get him to get something done to stop his snoring, and i'm pretty sure he has apnea. He won't go get it checked out though, and i thought maybe telling him about oral devic

Will an oral device prevent my husband's snoring due to apnea? I've been trying to get him to get something done to stop his snoring, and i'm pretty sure he has apnea. He won't go get it checked out though, and i thought maybe telling him about oral devic

Some : Some patients with sleep apnea can be evaluated with a home sleep study which means that your husband will not need to come to the hospital for a night. He would still need to see a qualified sleep specialist prior to conducting a home sleep study. Take care. ...Read more

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I have trouble breathing at nigh and snore horribly , u clean out my nose but it feels stuffed use 4 way it works a whilre but it goes back to stuffef?

I have trouble breathing at nigh and snore horribly , u clean out my nose but it feels stuffed use 4 way it works a whilre but it goes back to stuffef?

See below: Your nasal congestion may be due to many issues including allergic rhinitis or a deviated septum. This can cause you to snore and have trouble sleeping. Please see a sleep medicine or ENT specialist for evaluation and treatment. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Ear, nose, and throat specialists are the doctors who treat snoring?

Ear, nose, and throat specialists are the doctors who treat snoring?

Sleep Specialist: You could talk to your ent, but you can also talk to your primary care physician about snoring. He/she may refer you to a board certified sleep specialist md to determine if your just have primary snoring, or a more complex problem called sleep apnea. You can then discuss your options for teatment. ...Read more

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What can be done to prevent painful snoring when sick?

What can be done to prevent painful snoring when sick?

Decongestant use: Any thing that will decrease swelling in the back of your throat, decongestants may help, if not get evaluated by an md to have tonsils examined for possible breathing obstruction when sleeping ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more