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How can I get my husband to stop snoring?

How can I get my husband to stop snoring?

Several ways: Change his body position from lying on his back, to his side, and to his stomach; to decrease risk of loss of muscle tone tell him to avoid alcohol, muscle relaxants, sleeping pills prior to bedtime; to improve his nasal breathing have him use breathe right strips, oral decongestants, and otc nasal decongestants (use for 5 days max). He should then see an ENT specialist for a full evaluation. ...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


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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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How can I get my husband to quit snoring or should I just have two bedrooms?

How can I get my husband to quit snoring or should I just have two bedrooms?

Simple things: You can try simple things like sleeping on his side (they sell sleeping shirts with tennis balls on the back), avoid alcohol and sedative near bedtime, and lose weight. If he is a robust snorer, he may have a condition called sleep apnea, which can be much more serious. Speak to your physician about arranging a sleep study to determine this. ...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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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 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 should I help my husband stop snoring?

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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Which other stop snoring remedies can my husband try?

Snoring treatment: When you say "other" i don't know what has already been tried so: weight loss avoiding sleeping on back see ENT to check for obstructions- tonsils, adenoids, deviated septum etc. Have a dentist custom make a device that holds the lower jaw forward to open the airway. ...Read more

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What can I get my boyfriend to stop him from snoring?

What can I get my boyfriend to stop him from snoring?

If he's ok medically: And his 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. Reasonable cost. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get somebody to stop snoring in bed?

What is the best way to get somebody to stop snoring in bed?

Sleep sideways: 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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