Self-care options include losing excess weight, getting regular exercise, and sleeping in a side position. Saline nose spray may help keep nasal passages open.
When to make a doctor's appointment
See a doctor if:
- Snoring loud enough to disturb sleep
- Shortness of breath, gasping for air, or choking that awakens from sleep
- Intermittent pauses in breathing during sleep
- Excessive daytime drowsiness