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Tips to Ease Loud Snoring, Identify Health Concerns - 08/26/2015

Tips to Ease Loud Snoring, Identify Health Concerns

Release Date: August 26, 2015
Snoring can be exhausting — both for the snorer and anyone who tries to sleep nearby. But there are simple steps that can ease the racket.
 
Being overweight or obese can lead to snoring for some, and dropping a few pounds may make a difference. So can using a nasal decongestant if a stuffy nose or sinuses is part of the problem.
 
But there are other less obvious lifestyle changes that may help.
 
“We tell people to eliminate alcohol use, and if you are going to drink alcohol, not to drink several hours before you go to sleep,” said Dr. Carolyn Wang with the Sleep Disorders Center at Sibley Hospital in D.C.
 
Read more about Sibley Memorial Hospital’s Sleep Disorders Center as reported on WTOP here.

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