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How does a loud snorer not wake up from the noisy snoring?

How does a loud snorer not wake up from the noisy snoring?

Wake Up Snoring: Loud snorers often do "wake up", but not due to the loudness of the snoring, but due to dropping oxygen in the blood. The wakes don't have to mean fully awake, but more commonly involve tossing and turning, especially if the snoring leads to reduction of airflow for more than ten seconds. Go see your doctor. ...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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How come people who snore really loud die and don't wake up from the loudness of the snoring?

How come people who snore really loud die and don't wake up from the loudness of the snoring?

Some do: Interestingly some due. The major reason, though, is because sleep is actually an unconscious state so our bodies react much less to the environment. Usually a very major noise or change will wake us up unless we are in lighter sleep at the time when this occurs. ...Read more

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What can I do to deal with my loud snoring? It creates sore throats when i wake up and is embarrassing

What can I do to deal with my loud snoring?   It creates sore throats when i wake up and is embarrassing

Depends how severe: You should consult with your md as snoring may be a sign of sleep apnea. Dental devices can be very effective to control both non-apneic snoring and sleep apnea. Losing weight, avoiding alcohol or sedating medications, and getting a good nights sleep regularly all can help as well. ...Read more

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I snore of a night so loud and breath through my mouth a lot I even wake my self up snoring and hardly get much sleep? Any idea why this happens?!

I snore of a night so loud and breath through my mouth a lot I even wake my self up snoring and hardly get much sleep? Any idea why this happens?!

Possible sleep apnea: Snoring and daytime fatigue are typical symptoms of sleep apnea. If you snore loudly and experience a lot of daytime fatigue and sleepiness then ask your doctor if they think a referral for a sleep study would be appropriate. ...Read more

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What are some simple ways to reduce or stop snoring? I wake up my roomie.

What are some simple ways to reduce or stop snoring? I wake up my roomie.

Snoring Home Remedy: Anything that helps relieve upper airway obstruction -- oral decongestants, nasal steroid sprays, nasal dilators -- all may be helpful. Is weight loss a "home remedy"? If so, this is generally the best way to help relieve snoring, after relieving a stuffy nose. ...Read more

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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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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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My daughter has trouble breathing and snores loud.What causes this?

My daughter has trouble breathing and snores loud.What causes this?

Loud snoring: It could be allergies, or enlarged tonsils and adenoids, but something is obviously interfering with her airway. Without any other history my best recommendation would be to have her checked by her pediatrician and perhaps and ENT physician. ...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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