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Sleep Loud Noise
Good question: I live near an airport and wear earplugs at night because I am sensitive to the noise. It helps to some degree. There are machines that produce white noise that may help 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 take your focus away from the noise and count those sheep! ...Read more
I have a 5 week old newborn. He used to sleep through anything, loud noises, etc. Now he wakes so easily and isn't sleeping for as long? Normal?
In the middle of my sleep i can sometimes find myself sexually moaning aloud. It's loud enough at times that i wake myself. What is this?!
Sexually moaning ?: U may had a dream.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why do I moan really loud in my sleep? I wake my kids and my husband up doin so? Its nothing to do with sex. Its humiliating to say the least.
Experiencing loud bangs in my head similar to a clash of cymbals. Occurs at onset of sleep. Seems to originate inside my head. Very loud but no pain. ?
From what you: Describe, this may be exploding head syndrome. No, this is not a joke. It is associated with fatigue, sometimes whenever some medications are stopped. Read more about it at the mayo clinic website. ...Read more
Get it checked out!: Loud snoring does not indicate deeper sleep. 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleep apnea: If your bed partner snores that loudly then there is a high probability that he has underlying sleep apnea. Approximately 65-75% of individuals that snore actually have some level of sleep apnea. As a result of the increased risk of cardiovascular disease associated with sleep apnea it is something that he should be evaluated for. Successful treatment of osa with CPAP will also treat snoring. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi, everytime i sleep, i snore so loud that no one can stand. Please give me some sugestion. Thank you.
Snoring Cures: I have a very busy practice which addresses snoring and sleep apnea. I would say that you should have obstructive sleep apnea ruled out prior to just addressing the snoring. If you just have a snoring issue the combination of the pillar procedure and/or a mandibular repositioning appliance has over a 90% satisfaction rate. Other options are available for osa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is their concern of my really loud snoring? It's so bad and loud that i can't even sleep in my own bed anymore with my husband cause of it.
Snoring is annoying!: Snoring can make relationships stressful, but snoring can also be the first sign of sleep apnea, a much more serious health problem. Fortunately, many treatment options are available for snoring and sleep apnea. See your PCP for consultation and sleep test. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Typical causes are..: Snoring is serious and should be evaluated by a physician. Various typical reasons could be: decreased airway space, enlarged tongue, uvula and/or tonsils. Plus many other causes. Possibly an at home or facility sleep study needs to be performed to evaluate more thoroughly and determine if obstructive sleep apnea is present. ...Read more
How is it possible that someone who is a light sleeper can sleep right through his own loud snoring?
When I sleep I snore really loud and hard and I don't wanna keep having that problem is there something to help it ?
Several things: First of all if you are overweight, losing weight can help quite a bit. Sleeping on your side and using breath right strips helps some people. You may need to consult an ENT and see if there is a mechanical reason for the snoring. Also you may need a sleep study to make sure that you do not have sleep apnea. Consult your doctor and make a plan to correct this problem. Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son is 5, snores abnormally loud and sleep walks. What could this be caused by and is it something I should have him seen for?
I take Tryptizol 50mg and Lorazapem 2mg to sleep because of loud tinnitus that I have, is it ok if I take Tinnit medicine with my medicines?
When laying down or sleeping, I hear a very loud snap inside my head. It will wake me up. Sometimes I feel like I can't move for a few seconds.
Could be...: Could be your JAW or NECK. If you sleep on your side, your jaw may slightly 'pop' out of position try sleeping only on your back. Vertebrae in your neck can 'pop'(just like your finger joints) . Determine which one of theses is likely and see your Dentist or MD for diagnosis. ...Read more
Meditation: Meditation can be very effective in helping one relax and sleep. Close your eyes and take slow deep breaths, inhaling through your nose and exhaling through your mouth. "hyper-focus" on listening to the sounds of your breaths, visualizing the air molecules entering and leaving your lungs. Practice this daily (or more frequently if necessary) for improving mental clarity and decreasing stress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer