The People's Perspective on Medicine
Man snoring and keeping his unhappy wife awake
Sleep Apnea

Will Snoring Improve If You Take Fish Oil?

One reader reported that taking the cardiovascular medicine icosapent ethyl (Vascepa) also made snoring improve. Vascepa has not been tested for this.

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Sleep Apnea

Can an Anti-Snoring Device Save Your Life?

Using a CPAP anti-snoring device helps people with sleep apnea feel more rested, but it does not protect them from heart attacks and strokes.

tired driver asleep at the wheel
Sleep Apnea

Treating Sleep Apnea with an Oral Appliance

A custom-fitted, adjustable oral appliance reduced snoring and sleep apnea, but volunteers still suffered from daytime sleepiness.

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Sleep Apnea

Treating Serious Snoring May Ease Depression

When snoring is due to sleep apnea, using CPAP may also help symptoms of depression.

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Drug Side Effects

Sleeping Pill Problems Prompt Reader to Quit

The sleeping pill Lunesta (eszopiclone) has had very appealing TV commercials. The luna moth flits through the window peacefully. What about side effects?

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sleepy person with a pillow over their head
anti-snoring device, sleeping woman with CPAP machine on nose and mouth
Migraines

Snoring Treatment Stopped Migraines