How can you stop snoring? Health professionals offer useful advice

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31st May 2023, Mumbai: Reducing weight, especially fat around the neck and tongue can help one snore less. Photo Courtesy:

Lifestyle changes play a key role in helping to reduce snoring, eliminating the need for other treatments. For those who snore loudly quite often, Dr Pujan Parikh, Consultant, Pulmonary Medicine, Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital suggests helpful tips. Photo Courtesy:

It is important to maintain a healthy weight. Being overweight or obese often causes snoring and sleep apnea. Keeping a healthy weight can be an important step against snoring. Photo Courtesy:

Cut down on the consumption of alcohol and sedatives. Alcohol is a frequent promoter of snoring. Sedative medications can trigger snoring as well. Trying to limit their intake can help. Photo Courtesy:

Faulty or uncomfortable sleeping positions are also common causes. Adjust your sleep position. Try sleeping on your chest to reduce snoring. Photo Courtesy:

Raise the head of your bed. Elevating the top part of your bed with risers, a wedge pillow, or an adjustable frame may also help reduce snoring. Photo Courtesy:

Most of the time, snoring is also caused due to congested nasal pathways. Ensure that there is no congestion so breathing can take place smoothly. Photo Courtesy:

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