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Snoring: Ears, Nose and Throat Fact or Fiction Quiz

By June 26, 2010 Snore

Snoring

A person can be trained or conditioned not to snore.

Fiction!

Unfortunately, you have no conscious control over snoring. More than 300 devices are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as cures for snoring, including head straps, neck collars and mouth pieces. If these devices work, it is probably because they keep the snorer awake. Snoring is often a sign of obstructed breathing, and this obstruction can be serious. However, the majority of snorers can be helped through lifestyle changes and medical treatment. Contact an otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon for a complete evaluation.