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How to stop snoring?

How to stop snoring?

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

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Bad Breath (Definition)

A foul odor from the mouth. Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. Address all of these possibilities with ...Read more


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How to stop snoring?

How to stop snoring?

No short answer: Snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea...It needs to be evaluated and treated...If it is that much of a problem, you should see your family doc for a check-up and possible referral for a sleep study at a sleep disorder clinic..Also, try to avoid sleeping on your back.. ...Read more

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How to stop snoring?

How to stop snoring?

Oral appliance: See a dentist trained in sleep medicine. He or she can create an oral appliance that can control snoring. You might also have sleep apnea? This needs to be evaluated by a trained individual, but significant help is available to you. ...Read more

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How to stop snoring?

How to stop 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 snoring?

How to stop 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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How to stop snoring?

Snoring: As sleep medicine specialist, snoring has many possibilities, etiologies, and could herald the "serious sleep apnea". Kindly speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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How to stop snoring?

How to stop snoring?

Snoring: Usually snoring is associated with weight and or allergies especially allergic rhinitis. Some things to try to relieve symptoms are water close to bed time and nasal SALINE. I use snore away spray at times and it can help. So does nasal strips ...Read more

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How to stop snoring?

See sleep DDS: A dentist who specializes in sleep apnea and snoring prevention can provide you with a device worn at night that will stop your snoring and perhaps give you a more restful night's sleep. ...Read more

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How to stop heartburn?

How to stop heartburn?

Antacids: Antacids will neutralize acid the quickest, assuming truly heartburn from ge reflux and not , say, cardiac pain which can mimic. See md. Avoid fried, greasy, fatty foods, large meals, acidic foods, tobacco, alcohol, mints, carbonated beverages, chocolate. Don't eat for 2-3 h before bed, or lie down for 2-3h after eating. Otc ppis or h2 blockers can help. Still have sx, or frequent, see md. ...Read more

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How to increase whiteness of teeth? How to stop bad breathe?

How to increase whiteness of teeth? How to stop bad breathe?

What to do: Start with a professional cleaning at your dentist. Then resume good oral hygiene habits (brushing and flossing after meals). This might result in both whiter teeth and a pleasant breath. If not, discuss whitening options with your dentist and what's causing your bad breath. It could be from many dental or medical causes: http://smilesapartcosmeticdentist.Com/fresh-breath-control.Htm. ...Read more

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How to stop yawning?

How to stop yawning?

Yawning: Some helpful and common sense tips: get better sleep - avoid alcohol at night, and if you snore or are very tired during the day, consider sleep apnea testing. Sometimes putting your tongue to the roof of your mouth can help suppress a yawn. ...Read more

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How to stop smoking?

How to stop smoking?

Cold turkey.: As far as quitting without any nicotine replacement, the cold turkey method is great. But plan it ahead of time. Pick a quit date in advance, maybe a meaningful date like a birthday or holiday, and gather people who are aware of your attempt that you can call upon for moral support if you start to falter. Good luck!! ...Read more

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How to stop smoking?

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How to stop smoking?

Congratulations!: Sounds to me like you want to stop smoking. I congratulate you for that. It's probably one of the best things you can do for your health as cigarette smoking is the number one preventable cause of morbidity and mortality, which is not only hurting yourself but also hurting your family, friends and society. The habit may not be easy to break. Nicotin patches and gums, Chantix and zyban (bupropion) can help. ...Read more

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How to stop smoking?

How to stop smoking?

Cold turkey.: As far as quitting without any nicotine replacement, the cold turkey method is great. But plan it ahead of time. Pick a quit date in advance, maybe a meaningful date like a birthday or holiday, and gather people who are aware of your attempt that you can call upon for moral support if you start to falter. Good luck!! ...Read more

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How to stop smoking?

How to stop smoking?

Cold turkey.: As far as quitting without any nicotine replacement, the cold turkey method is great. But plan it ahead of time. Pick a quit date in advance, maybe a meaningful date like a birthday or holiday, and gather people who are aware of your attempt that you can call upon for moral support if you start to falter. Good luck!! Big fan of cold turkey (not the food). ...Read more

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How to stop smoking?

How to stop smoking?

GO FOR IT!!!: Just asking that question and seeking help is the first step! Start with the CDC materials: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/quit_smoking/cessation/index.htm Talk to your Family Doctor about using Chantix, nicotine inhalers or patches. Get some support from friends and family and make a plan! Best thing you could do for your health! ...Read more

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How to stop smoking?

How to stop smoking?

Stop or Gradual Stop: A visit to one's doctor can help, especially if the doctor knows of successful smoking cessation methods, medications, and programs, all of which may help a tobacco user wanting to go cold turkey (stop all use at once). For users with good planning skills and willpower, they can cut out a portion of their use (such as 1/3 or 1/2) every couple of weeks or so, and eventually get to zero use. ...Read more

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How to stop my snoring?

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

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How to stop smoking

How to stop smoking

Topamax (topiramate) : Anthenelli et al 2008 showed topiramate produced effects on smoking cessation. Male smokers had markedly greater quit rates than female smokers and men were roughly four times more likely to quit smoking when treated with topiramate as compared to placebo. Topiramate triple effects aiding smoking abstinence, attenuating nicotine withdrawal and preventing post-cessation weight gain. Its promising. ...Read more

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How can you stop bad snoring?

Snoring remedies: There are several options depending on each person's situation. Sleeping position - avoid sleeping on one's back see an ENT to be sure that there aren't any nasal obstructions such as deviated septum use breath rite strips to open the nasal passage use medications to control allergies. Wear a dental device that is custom made to hold the lower jaw forward of the normal position. ...Read more

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