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What happens if you can't stop your snoring on your own?

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Talk to your doctor. A variety of medical treatments may help.

For mild forms of snoring caused by swelling of the lining of your nose, a doctor may prescribe a steroid nasal spray to take before going to sleep. She may also suggest dental appliances or nasal strips. For more severe forms of snoring due to sleep apnea, surgical procedures or a CPAP device may be prescribed.

From: Sleep Disorders and Snoring Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES.  The Cleveland Clinic. 

National Sleep Foundation.

American Association of Sleep Apnea. 

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 18, 2018

SOURCES.  The Cleveland Clinic. 

National Sleep Foundation.

American Association of Sleep Apnea. 

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 18, 2018

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