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    Snoring

    A sound made when you breathe through your mouth and nose when you are asleep. Snoring happens when air doesn't move smoothly through your air passages making tissue in your mouth, nose and throat vibrate as the air passes through. Read more →

    I only started snoring badly after I had a hysterectomy 12 years ago. When I wake in the morning my nose runs like a tap. What could have caused the snoring to start?





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    hi im 27 and my girlfriend is 25. my snoring keeps her awake and i'm often told to role over onto my side ware i spend the rest of the night. this means we dont really cuddle at night time and she has trouble getting back off to sleep when i wake her up with my snoring. what can be done??????





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    I've been snoring for a while now and I have been to see a specialist about it, he has told me that it is because of my nose, the passageway is to small and the only way to coorect it is an operation. I have since been back after not hearing anything for about 6 months and was told that I cant get the operation now because of cut backs. Ive got those plaster things that go over your nose at night and a gum guard to try and reduce the snoring but they dont work is there anything I can do as now me and my wife cant sleep in the same room let alone bed as it keeps her up all night she even has to wear earplugs even in the other bedroom





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    Ive been with my partner for 7 years. my snoring wasn't too bad to begin with but it has got to the point now that we cannot sleep together at all!!! i've put on a bit of weight since I met him and I have to sleep on the settee every night!! our relationship is suffering big time! my daughter also hears me snoring through walls during the night too! ive been to my doctors several times and been very upset too. ive been given steroid sprays and even be referred to ent dept at the hospital. my windpipe is narrow at my throat and I was given a brace to wear in my mouth but was also told by losing weight it might help! I have no will power and my circumstances have also caused depression now! I cant even go on holing with my touring caravan as its a total nightmare and I end up having to sleep in the car. please please help me xxx





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    Hi, I'm 24, female, 6'1", a non-smoker, and have a BMI of 20.71, and I am very active. Ever since I can remember I have suffered with snoring. I have never had a boyfriend due to this. No one will spend more than a few hours in bed with me once I am asleep, as the snoring is horrendous. This is becoming a massive problem for me, all my friends are settling down, getting married and having children etc and I haven't even had my first relationship. For years, I have been the brunt of my friends jokes, my parents held me back from sleepovers etc. I just want to be normal, I'm already of freakish height and I just want to feel like a woman. I am literally at my wits end. I am currently saving up for surgery, it will cost me around £2500 to have my tonsils out. I have spoken to my doctor about my concerns a few years ago (17/18yrs old) and they were not willing help, as I am now older and it is having a massive affect on my adult life; Please can you advise on whether it is worth pursuing the NHS for help, or whether it’s just worth me going private?





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    My question is somewhere between snoring, sleep apnoea, overweight and choking... Even when I was not overweight I occassionally had choking problems - especially when eating soft or stodgy bread or chicken breast. At the moment approximately every 2-3 months I will have an episode where wake up automatically because I am not able to breathe. I sleep on my stomach, and the only way I can describe the choking/coughing is its as if my lung has collapsed and it won't take in any air. At the time it is really scary and I panic trying to throw myself against a chair or something as a kind of heimlich manoeuvre. Somehow I manage to cough out a little, breathe out a little, and then I can start taking in air. In parallel my snoring has gotten louder (always snored a little bit, even when thin). I am having more choking episodes more easily. I am minus the 4 back teeth before the wisdom teeth, and I still have my tonsils if this makes any difference. Is all of this weight related, and do I have sleep apnoea?





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    Hi I'm a snorer and I have one tonsil bigger than the other one it also has a cyst on it which has been there for about2 years will this be what is causing the problem of snoring.





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    Hi I'm 29 yrs old and have a really bad snoring problem and its driving me and my husband mad. I fractured my nose about 4 yrs ago and I never got it seen to buy a doctor. I think it could be due to this. Please help me wot can I do. Thank-you Claire heatlie





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    Hi, I am a 30 year old, insulin dependant diabetic (relativly well controlled), I don't smoke, I rarely drink. My husband says that my snoring keeps him awake at night. Is there anything I can do before he resorts to the afore mentioned pillow?





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    I have apparently just started to snore. why would this be? i'm28, not overweight, don't smoke, rarely drink. my partner says about 20-30 minutes after I fall asleep I start snoring (on my back or side!) just don't understand why this has started now





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    Hi I my snoring is really load and keep my husband awake at night but in between my snoring I stop as if I'm tasteing something in my mouth then start snoring again what do u think is causing this ?





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    Hi, I work at the Snoring Centre in Whitley Bay - so we know all about snoring. Snoring is very individual, no two people snore the same. Yes you should see your GP and ask for a referral to and ENT (ear nose and throat) specialist. Don't be put off. Don't buy anything from the net as these generally do not work.

    I had the most horrible snoring from since I was teenage now 46 my snoring lead to busted relation ships I finally found new girl but desperately need your help to stop this as I asked my doctor for help was told to loose weight but the weight was not the problem as I was Snoring like this when I was under the ideal weight





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    I had the most horrible snoring from since I was teenage now 46 my snoring lead to busted relation ships I finally found new girl but desperately need your help to stop this as I asked my doctor for help was told to loose weight but the weight was not the problem as I was Snoring like this when I was under the ideal weight





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    Hi, im 47 years old and i have a snoring problem everyone at home tell me that my snoring is really loud i have been to see my doctor about it once he just suggested that i should lose some weight, i feel my snoring is loud especially if i feel tired. however i will give my GP another visit because its getting on my husband nerves





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    The lack of sympathy shown by your GP is pretty typical, they really are not interested. My snoring is appalling yet, I have not smoked or taken an alcoholic drink in over 15 years. Yes I am a tad overweight, but I'm afraid that is just an easy option for GP's. How can one make a scientific diagnosis without testing or observation? I have tried many off the shelf treatments, sprays, nasal strips, pallett strips, rings, bands, exercise. I'm convinced the off the shelf solutions have little to do with science and are as`likely to work as witchcraft. I did get a few weeks respite following an operation to "weed the garden" as the surgeon called it to remove polyps from various sinuses and straighten my nose, but that was to address other problems. However it was soon back to sleepless nights for me and my exhausted fiance, dry painful throats in the morning and tiredness all day long. Personally I would like to see more surgical solutions, off the shelf does not work. Please help.

    `Hi. It is completely normal for overweight people. Live with it. That's all I do. After all, in the eyes off God we are all perfect. If it's extremely uncomfortable and embarrassing then just consider losing some weight-and I'm not talking about turning to an athlete, although that would be impressive.

    Hello i have snoring problems few years i hear myself snoring sometimes i wake up whit no oxigen my wife say am snoring loud and wake up choking whit no air even when i awake i feel block my respiratory tract i need help please i am so worry





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    Snoring also has negative affects on health, which can become serious over time. While there are many snoring problems, one serious health disorder that can develop is sleep apnea. Read more: = > http://yournaturalhealthzone.com/2014/01/25/snoring-problems-causes-and-natural-remedies/





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    I am a mother of 4 and my snoring is so loud i wake up my partner and the kids,so everyone is suffering from lack of sleep.I have tried all over the counter products but none of them even have any effect to my snoring.It really puts a strain on your relationship.But i always wake up with a sore throat and a headache in the morning from the snoring,ive been to my doctor but doesnt seem interested in my problem.IM at the end of my tether.





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    im 15 and i have been snoring for as long as i know and i just cant feel comfortable going to sleep before my friends or boyfriend.... once i slept at my boyfriends house and i fell asleep before him :( and he told me that it was as if i was finding it difficult to breathe. iv had my adonoids out to prevent snoring but it hasnt worked. i would love to find a cure for my snoring but i dont want to spend money on a product with no effect on my problem please recommend something for me please! (desparate) thank you x





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    A colleague mentioned to me that a lady had a UPPP (Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty) in order to cure her snoring on your program and calimed it had cured her snoring and was painless! Surgery for snoring should be a last resort as it is often ineffective (dependant upon the operation type and the patient), having poor long term benefits, there is a concern that private clinics are offering this as a snoring solution simply to grab peoples money with no thought of the long term consequences (your uvula has a purpose). Weight loss should always be seriously attempted first & reduction in alcohol consumption. If you are also tired during hte daytime contact your local GP and ask them to refer you to a local sleep unit as you may have a more significant problem underlying the snoring (obstructive sleep apnoea for example).





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    Snoring is badly affecting my life. I am widowed and have no chance of finding a fella as my snoring puts them off and I am also having difficulty taking holidays as none of my friends want to stay in the same room as myself so I am finding they are not inviting me to go away with them. This is all so hurtful and depressing, what can I do?I have had the operation which was so painful and didn't make any difference at all! Am I destined to spend the rest of my life on my own? I seem to have started snoring when I started getting a build up of catarrh running from the back of my nose and down the back of my throat. I am only slightly overweight and don't smoke. My nose is rather large but I have been told it is not that causing the snoring.





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    hi im 17 years old and i snore i cant even have my boyfriend to stay over cous im scared what he will say something bout my snoring but my mum suffers with synasitis and started snoring because of it at my age so do you think thats what it could be and is there a cure?





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    My daughter is 8 year old and recently suffered from high fever and sore throat. She was seen by the GP and thought it was a viral infection. However, 5days on, I have noticed that my daughter has been snoring extremely loud and I even get sleepless nights due to her snoring. I get very worried because I have noticed that she breaths through her mouth and seems to be struggling to breath normally.I am a nurse in profession but I have never encountered this kind of problem. I have been changing her position evrytime I hear her snoring but it doesnt work at all. Can you please advise. Thank you.





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    Hi i'm 43 years old my problems is I got LOUD SNORING.i have been to see my doctor he send me to lose some weight,but i still snore,i saw the program to nigth and gave me hope for the cure of snoring Is there anything out there to help me i'm desperate.





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    My partner always kept me awake with his snoring, but now he wears an anti snoring ring and takes a strepsil before going to bed. Now he still snores but it doesn't keep me awake as much. Not a total solution but it does help :-)





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    hi my husband falls to sleep at any time, day or night, when hes in bed the snoring is so loud it keeps me awake, and when hes in a deep sleep u can here him snoring through the walls. and if ur sat down stairs u can still ere him, can u please give me some advice, this has been going on for 27 yrs thanks





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    Hey, Im a 13 girl and i snore,i hate it. I get to embarressed sleeping my mates house or anything like that beacause i dont want to wake them up by my snoring.I dont smoke or drink or anything like that to effect my snoring,so how can i get rid of it?





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    I snore really bad .. I'm 16 and sometimes I have to be woken up because my boyfriend finds ir hard to sleep with my snoring.I'm a healthy weight. What would anyone recommend to stop my snoring or at least make it less..well loud. It is very embarrassing especially when I'm at sleepovers or with my Boyfriend





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    My husband and I have been together for 6 years now and I'm really worried about his snoring and he even stops breathing for about a minute or two about 5 times during the night, when I ask him to roll over he snaps at me because I have woke him up. I have bought all the anti snoring things and non of them work. We are expecting our first baby in October and need to get it sorted before he wakes the both of us up. Please help





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    Hi I am 34 years of age and I am a male, I have a problem with snoring. My wife is pregnant at the moment and my snoring is beginning to take its toll on her. My wife has been very good with dealing with my snoring but is beginning to struggle with it. It is starting to put pressure on are relationship and getting to breaking point. I have tried a number of different devices off the internet but nothing is helping.Nasel sprays, strips reducing and different pillows, vapour rub on chest and neck, chin strap, I have lost weight but I could still do with losing another 1lb. but still seems to be getting louder and more of a problem. Sometimes I feel like I am beginning to snore when I am awake watching TV or at work. What can I do PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!





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