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Sleep Disorders: When to Seek Medical Help for Snoring

Medical treatment for snoring may help if you or someone close to you is not sleeping well because of it. Here are some signs you should consider seeking medical care for snoring:

  • Falling asleep during normal waking hours
  • Becoming irritable
  • Losing concentration
  • Becoming depressed

When you call to make an appointment, let them know that you want to talk to the doctor about your snoring problem so that they can schedule the correct amount of time for the evaluation.

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Even as a child I hated waking up early in the morning. Something about being startled out of a deep sleep by a clanging alarm made me feel disoriented and lonely. Alas, now, as a working mother, I often have to wake early -- to fit in a workout, check business emails, or make preparations for my children's school days. I still don't like it. For many of us, getting up before we would naturally is painful -- because it's too early, too sudden, or too dark. Is there a path to kinder, gentler awakenings?...

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Reviewed by Neil Lava, MD on October 18, 2015

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