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Can losing weight help prevent snoring?

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Most people who snore tend to be overweight, and shedding excess fat – sometimes as little as 5 to 8 pounds -- can often help decrease, if not eliminate, snoring.

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American Academy of Otolaryngology: "Snoring."

MedlinePlus: "Snoring."

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

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on July 23, 2017

SOURCES:

American Academy of Otolaryngology: "Snoring."

MedlinePlus: "Snoring."

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

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on July 23, 2017

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