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    Snoring Directory

    Snoring can point to other, serious medical problems, such as obstructive sleep apnea. Treatment includes losing weight, sleeping on one's side, and using decongestants or nasal steroid sprays before sleep. A device that pushes the jaw and tongue forward can be placed in the mouth to facilitate breathing, and a machine that provides a treatment called continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, can also open the airway. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of snoring, what causes it, how snoring may interfere with sleep, treatment for snoring, and much more.

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    One woman shares her story of years of snoring and how one night in a sleep lab finally gave her a diagnosis.

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