Summary of “How to Stop Your Snoring”

Whether it’s keeping you from getting the deep, restful sleep you need, or waking up your spouse at all hours, snoring can create a boatload of tension.
Snoring is more common in men than women, and tends to get worse as one ages and/or gains weight.
Lying on your back can cause your tongue and soft palate to fall back into your throat and partially block your airways, leading to snoring.
Not only will abstaining from alcohol for the 3-4 hours before bedtime just generally improve your sleep cycle, it’ll also curb your snoring.
It’s a hard thing to do, especially with socializing at night, but keep it in mind if snoring is giving you or your loved one real problems.
Being over-tired makes your muscles floppier, leading to snoring.
Dry air can irritate the nose and throat, making them swollen, and therefore causing congestion, and snoring in turn.
If you’re having real problems, ask your doc about how your prescriptions might be impacting your sleep and your snoring, and what you might be able to do about it.

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