If you snore or sleep next to someone who does, you know it can be a big problem.

Either way, you probably want to know some ways to stop. Here are a few tips to help you. If making lifestyle changes don't help, it may be time to see a sleep specialist. Snoring can be a symptom of sleep apnea, a potential serous condition.

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    1

    Stay in good health

    Stick to a healthy diet and exercise routine. Snoring is shown to be more common in heavier individuals, so losing weight might help you stop.

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    2

    Change your sleep position

    Sleeping on your back increases snoring but elevating your head decreases it.

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    3

    Use a humidifier

    It helps regulate the air in your room, reducing snoring.

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    Shower before you go to sleep

    Hot water opens your nasal passages, lowering your chances of snoring.

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    5

    Get a night guard

    It may look silly, but it can work wonders in stopping snoring