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What can I do to stop snoring and allow my wife to sleep?

What can I do to stop snoring and allow my wife to sleep?

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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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What is sleep diagnostics and cpap titration to stop snoring?

What is sleep diagnostics and cpap titration to stop snoring?

For Sleep Apnea: A diagnostic sleep study is data that is painlessly collected by sensors while you are sleeping. This is typically done at a sleep center, and evaluated by an md who is a sleep specialist. Sometimes this data indicates that you stop breathing at night. This is called sleep apnea and the treatment is a CPAP device that helps you breath. Titration, is just the adjustment of this device for you. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop snoring at night when sleeping hard?

What is the best way to stop snoring at night when sleeping hard?

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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I've started snoring when sleeping lately. What should I do to stop this?

I've started snoring when sleeping lately. What should I do to stop this?

STOP SNORING: Snoring may be a symptom for a larger problem called obstructive sleep apnea which can be deadly. I'm not trying to scare you but you should see your internist and have him rx a sleep study to rule out any breathing disorder. If you have a mild to moderate problem, sleep appliances are available that work wonders. ...Read more

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What can cause people to snore when they are sleeping? Is there a way a person can stop snoring?

What can cause people to snore when they are sleeping? Is there a way a person can stop snoring?

Could be sleep apnea: Snoring is caused by vibration of the palate. It is important to determine if you have simple snoring or obstructive sleep apnea. If it is simple snoring, a mouth guard or weight loss may be helpful. If it is sleep apnea, there are many options available. You should see your provider to evaluate this further. ...Read more

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I snore badly. My boyfriend says it's better when i sleep on my back and worse when i'm on my side. What can I do to stop it?

I snore badly. My boyfriend says it's better when i sleep on my back and worse when i'm on my side. What can I do to stop it?

See below: Agree w/ dr. Joel. Snoring may be part of a larger disorder. It might help by maintaining an ideal body weight, avoiding caffeine, alcohol, ; nicotine. If you have allergic rhinitis or another cause of nasal congestion, treating it can help with snoring. Sleeping 7.5 to 8 hours a night can be beneficial. Most importantly, see a sleep doctor for evaluating of your snoring. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How i can stop from snoring? Is there treatment to stop it? What should I do? I feel ashamed when i sleep with my friend.

How i can stop from snoring? Is there treatment to stop it? What should I do? I feel ashamed when i sleep with my friend.

Snoring: There are various things to do to improve or stop snoring. If possible you should see an ear nose and throat doctor as you may have some serious obstruction that could cause problems down the line such as heart problems. You might have sleep apnea. Being overweight can be a problem. ...Read more

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Mom snores really loudly & unfortunately to our living situation we have to sleep in the same room. What will help her stop?

Mom snores really loudly & unfortunately to our living situation we have to sleep in the same room. What will help her stop?

Options: Sounds like mom may need a sleep study to rule out sleep apnea. Until then other options are having her try sleeping on her side, ear plugs, white noise machines or make your own (turn on a fan, listen to music). Make sure you are nice and relaxed before getting into bed. Take a bath, drink some sleepytime tea and try to relax. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop sleep talk and snoring?

See physician: Snoring is one of the symptoms of sleep apnea. Talk to you physician this. If you don't have sleep apnea, oral appliances by a trained dentist can usually stop the snoring. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
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