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Why can over-the-counter products be dangerous if used for snoring problems?

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Over-the-counter products that work by keeping you in a more wakeful sleep, which does not allow you to obtain a restful, deep sleep. This can contribute to dangerous and excessive sleepiness.

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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