Health Tip: Curb Snoring With Lifestyle
(HealthDay News) -- Snoring can undermine the quality of sleep
-- for the snorer and anyone sleeping nearby.
The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
lists these lifestyle changes that can help to curb snoring:
- Try losing weight -- even just 10 pounds.
- Instead of sleeping on your back, try sleeping on your
- Avoid alcohol and caffeine, and don't eat large, heavy meals --
particularly within about two hours of heading to bed.
- Don't take a sedative, which relaxes the muscles in your throat
and increases snoring.
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