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Can exercise help treat snoring?

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If you're overweight, get to and maintain a healthy weight. Losing even a few pounds may make a big difference.

Exercise can strengthen and tone muscles, including those in the upper airway.

SOURCES:

American Academy of Otolaryngology: "Snoring."

MedlinePlus: "Snoring."

WebMD Medical Feature: "Five Natural Remedies to Stop Snoring."

American Sleep Apnea Association.

Reviewed by William Blahd on July 12, 2017

SOURCES:

American Academy of Otolaryngology: "Snoring."

MedlinePlus: "Snoring."

WebMD Medical Feature: "Five Natural Remedies to Stop Snoring."

American Sleep Apnea Association.

Reviewed by William Blahd on July 12, 2017

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