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Is acid reflux related to snoring and hiccups?

Is acid reflux related to snoring and hiccups?

Maybe: Snoring is more associated with the airway and may be reflective of sleep apnea. Hiccups are non-specific and reflect irritation to the diaphragm. Hiccups may be associated with acid reflux. Belching is also commonly associated with gerd. ...Read more

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Are severe acid reflux and hiatal hernia related to snoring and excessive hiccupping?

Are severe acid reflux and hiatal hernia related to snoring and excessive hiccupping?

Perhaps: Gerd certainly may be related to hiccups but probably not snoring. A large hiatal hernia can certainly cause hiccups but again would not be related to snoring. Being overweight is a common cause of gerd and snoring. ...Read more

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I'm getting hiccups while snoring. Is there any solution to resolve this?

I'm getting hiccups while snoring. Is there any solution to resolve this?

Can be due to GERD: And or sleep apnea with low night oxygen during spells when you don't breathe. I recommend a visit to a sleep doc and then to an ENT doc if necessary. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can stop snoring?

What can stop snoring?

Many options.: 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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Do snoring rings work?

May be: Temporarily works but it can cause you TMJ issues in later time. ...Read more

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How can I stop snoring?

How can I stop snoring?

Get sleep study: Find out if you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea or not. Treatment may hinge in that balance first. ...Read more

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How can I stop snoring?

How can I stop snoring?

A few ideas: Here is a list of 7 tips. Http://www. Webmd. Com/sleep-disorders/features/easy-snoring-remedies#1
See an ENT doc who specialized in snoring and sleep apnea surgery for expert advice. ...Read more

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How can I stop snoringļ¼Ÿ?

Agree w Dr. Ishoo: 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 do you stop snoring?

How do you stop snoring?

Treating snoring: Several options
snoring is often worse if you sleep on your back, so avoid that position (sew a pocket on the back of a t-shirt and put a tennis ball in it)
lose weight
see an ENT to evaluate tonsils, adenoids, deviated septum
use nasal rinses and breath right strips to open nasal passages
if you have allergies, take your medication. ...Read more

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Snoring problem, what to do?

Snoring problem, what to do?

Sleep specialist: Could be sleep apnea. There is excellent treatment for that. See a sleep doctor. ...Read more

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What can be done for snoring?

What can be done for snoring?

Dental appliance: Snoring is a vibration of soft tissues at the back of the throat including the soft palate. There is usually a partial obstruction of the airway. One needs to see a dentist who is trained in dental sleep medicine. Snoring is a symptom of sleep apnea and this must be checked for. A trained dentist can then make either a snoring appliance or a sleep apnea appliance after a sleep study is done. ...Read more

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Snoring problem: what should I do!?

Snoring: Get a good physical exam by a ENT and sleep study or visit a sleep dentist to get fitted for a mouth piece. All of the doctors will get you in the right direction. ...Read more

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Is there a product to help snoring?

Yes: A dentist who is trained in dental sleep medicine can help with an oral appliance. Since who have sleep apnea there has to be a co-ordination with treating your sleep apnea. It is possible an oral appliance can treat both the snoring and sleep apnea. ...Read more

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How can you reduce your own snoring?

How can you reduce your own snoring?

Several tips: No muscle relaxants, alcohol, & sleeping aids prior to sleep; improve nasal airflow by using a decongestant (oral or topical - if these work, though, you can't use these otc meds indefinitely. You will need to be evaluated by an ent) or breathe-right strips; avoid sleeping on your back. If you find that you are snoring & having fatigue during the day, you might have sleep apnea. You should see ent. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop snoring?

What is the best way to stop snoring?

Try this: 1. Sleep on the side or have soft ball on the back to prevent sleeping supine.
2.Improve nasal congestion and its management if present by like nasal saline or neti pot.
3.Alternate nostril breathing and or slow deep breathing exercise for 15-20 minutes before bedtime and morning if possible.
4. Nasal strips for some. ...Read more

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What is the solution to stop snoring?

Give him a nudge: If he snores softly, intermittantly, and purrs quietly, he may only need a nudge to sleep on his side. But, if he is a loud or robust snorer, and especially if your hear him choke, gasp, or stop breathing, make sure he is seen for a sleep study. He may have sleep apnea which can contribute to serious health issues. Discuss this with your md. A CPAP machine or an oral appliance may be the answer. ...Read more

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Is there a good way treat my snoring?

Is there a good way treat my snoring?

Snoring remedies: If you are overweight, losing weight not only reduces pressure on the airways, the tongue shrinks in size, further opening the airway.
Don't sleep on your back (sew a pocket in a t-shirt and put a tennis ball in it).
See an ENT to make sure that there isn't a problem with deviated septum, tonsils or adenoids.
Use breathe rite strips.
See a dentist to have a custom sleep device made. ...Read more

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What remedies are there to stop snoring?

See below: First need to make sure not from sleep apnea. Snoring noise usually from palate vibration so laser, radio frequency, implants and palate injections stiffen palate so less noise. Some with nasal obstruction improve with better nasal airflow. Weight loss if obese. Avoid alcohol and sedating meds. ...Read more

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How to stop a side-sleeper from snoring?

How to stop a side-sleeper from snoring?

Sleep study?: We are learning that many who snore suffer sleep apnea, and a consultation from a sleep specialist may be useful. Some patients have large uvulas, which can be handled by an otolaryngologist doing a palate-uvulo-plasty. ...Read more

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Are any methods proven to reduce snoring?

A few: Avoid sleeping on back, improve nasal congestion through saline or other medications, avoid sedatives prior to sleep. Weight loss can also be very helpful. Snore guards and breathright can be helpful devices. ...Read more

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Is there any solution that takes care of snoring?

Many: Multiple procedures available like laser therapy, pillar procedure, somnoplasty etc. But consult your md to determine if you have sleep apnea or not. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a partner who snored really badly?

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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Why do people snore?

Tissue vibration: Snoring is the noise resulting from the vibration interaction of the airflow with the tissues the upper airway, particularly in the areas of the soft palate, uvula and pharyngeal airway. It is more likely to occur if you have an airway space restricted by large tonsils, or a relaxed tongue during deep sleep. Loud snorers may also have a conditon called sleep apnea. ...Read more

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How to get dad to stop snoring?

Agree w Dr. Arnoult: 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 does a person develop a snore?

How does a person develop a snore?

Constrictions: Snoring is the result of a constriction of the airway either in the throat or in the nasal cavity. This can be the result of injury, foreign bodies, malformations, developmental constrictions, and lack of muscular tone in the neck or being overweight. For many people, it is a preliminary indication of sleep apnea. ...Read more

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What is the reason behind snoring?

Many answers: Classically the snoring sound comes from the soft palate and uvula. However, when I have performed sleep endoscopy on my patients (patients are asleep as I watch their airway with a fiberoptic scope), I have seen the tongue, lateral walls, and even the epiglottis vibrate to contribute to the snoring. Improving nasal airflow is a good 1st step in addressing snoring. ...Read more

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Is there a an easy cure for snoring?

Is there a an easy cure for snoring?

Maybe: One can decrease snoring by: avoiding alcohol at bedtime, avoid sleeping on your back, and losing weight. If these don't work there are a number of office procedures that can help. An ENT md can be very useful in this regard. ...Read more

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Is it normal for 1 year olds to snore?

Is it normal for 1 year olds to snore?

No: Snoring is never normal, especially in young children. You should talk to your pediatrician about the symptoms and often, at this age, a sleep study can help determine the severity of the snoring. A pediatric ENT can also be helpful in assessing the degree that the snoring impacts his/her life. ...Read more

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How do I prevent snoring from happening?

How do I prevent snoring from happening?

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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