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What are tips to prevent snoring?

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Try these tips:

  • Sleep on your side.
  • Don't drink or smoke.
  • Avoid sleeping pills and other sedatives.
  • If you're overweight, work on weight loss.
  • Get medical treatment for any allergies or nasal blockages you may have.

SOURCES: 

American Academy of Family Physicians. 

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 

Lucile Packard Children's Health Services. 

Medline Plus: "Narcolepsy." 

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

American Sleep Apnea Association.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 22, 2019

SOURCES: 

American Academy of Family Physicians. 

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 

Lucile Packard Children's Health Services. 

Medline Plus: "Narcolepsy." 

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

American Sleep Apnea Association.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 22, 2019

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