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Why does my husband snore all of the sudden? He didn't until just recently.

Why does my husband snore all of the sudden? He didn't until just recently.

Several thoughts: Several thoughts, recent weight gain, worsening nasal obstruction, recent cold or flu. Snoring occurs when something between the lips/nostrils and the windpipe interferes with air flow. If your husband never snored before and is now that something should be evaluated. He can try a breathe-right strip and see if it helps. If it does it probably is his nose. An ENT doctor can easily evaluate him. ...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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My husband snores badly.. pls help.. no one can stand it?

My husband snores badly.. pls help.. no one can stand it?

A/W Dr. Pasniciauc: 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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My husbands snoring is driving me crazy. Anything we can do to stop it?

My husbands snoring is driving me crazy. Anything we can do to stop it?

Sleep specialist: Snoring can make relationships stressful, but snoring can also be the first sign of sleep apnea, a much more serious health problem. Many treatment options are available for snoring and sleep apnea. The recommended therapy for sleep apnea depends on its severity, which is usually determined by a sleep study or examination. ...Read more

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How can I get my husband to quit snoring or should I just have two bedrooms?

How can I get my husband to quit snoring or should I just have two bedrooms?

Simple things: You can try simple things like sleeping on his side (they sell sleeping shirts with tennis balls on the back), avoid alcohol and sedative near bedtime, and lose weight. If he is a robust snorer, he may have a condition called sleep apnea, which can be much more serious. Speak to your physician about arranging a sleep study to determine this. ...Read more

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For 10 years my husband never snored. Now he snores! why now and never before?

For 10 years my husband never snored. Now he snores! why now and never before?

Body or lifestyle: Could be that your husbands weight or medical condition or habits have changed and this could be the cause of his snoring. Best to see your md for a sleep study to start. ...Read more

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My husband is 41yrs he has heavy chin and snores a lot .Is it really matter of concerns?

Check it out: If he stops breathing at night as well as his heavy snoring may warrens an evaluation for sleep apnea. This can be dangerous, especially as wee get older. The first treatment is weight loss, so if overweight , may want to start there. ...Read more

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How can I help my husband he snores terribly is there a formula that does not require medication?

Non medical tx: There are alternatives to medical treatment of snoring. You can try having your husband sleep on his side or stomach. This may decrease his snoring. Make sure he doesn't have any alcohol or take any sleep medicine prior to bed. While these can help you fall asleep, it relaxes your airway too much and causes snoring. Breathe-right strips help decrease nasal congestion and subsequently snoring. ...Read more

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My husband snores very loudly, what's the different types home remedies or products we could try?

Sleep apnea: Loud snoring could be a symptom of sleep apnea. Rather than attempt over the counter remedies, i would want to evaluate a patient with loud snoring to determine if the snoring was a symptom of a more significant medical condition. ...Read more

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Help! my husband snores super loud! is there anything, med or a trick that can make him stop snoring?

Help! my husband snores super loud! is there anything, med or a trick that can make him stop snoring?

Sleep Study: He may have sleep apnea - a condition that can effect his wellbeing if he is not breathing well at night. Get a sleep study to rule this out. Yes - there are some common procedures that can help with snoring. They usually involve improving the anatomy of the nose or the soft palate (back part of the roof of the mouth). Medications probably won't help and may make the situation worse. ...Read more

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My husband wakes me up snoring and gasping for air at night ? He is a extremely deep sleeper. Is this something we should be concerned about?

Yes: Snoring and gasping for air at night are symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea. Left untreated it is related to a number of health issues as well as accidents. He should see his physician soon. If he has sleep apnea, he has more choices for treatment than just a cpap. Many patients are not being told that if they have mild-moderate sleep apnea, first line of treatment can be an oral appliance. ...Read more

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