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Can I train myself to breathe through my nose instead of my mouth?

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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Yes but hard

If you are a habitual mouth breather..
. It is likely you have nasal obstruction... A deviated septum/enlarged turbinates or an enlarged adenoid...

In brief: Yes but hard

If you are a habitual mouth breather..
. It is likely you have nasal obstruction... A deviated septum/enlarged turbinates or an enlarged adenoid...
Dr. Patrick Melder
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Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Yes

I agree with dr melder that an examination is important to identify obstructions.
In addition, narrowed facial bones may contribute to mouth breathing. Make sure nasal inflammation such as that caused by allergies is treated. To promote nasal breathing, perhaps oral exercises to improve muscle tone, similar to those used in speech therapy, may help.

In brief: Yes

I agree with dr melder that an examination is important to identify obstructions.
In addition, narrowed facial bones may contribute to mouth breathing. Make sure nasal inflammation such as that caused by allergies is treated. To promote nasal breathing, perhaps oral exercises to improve muscle tone, similar to those used in speech therapy, may help.
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