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Somnoplasty is a procedure that reduces snoring by removing tissues of the uvula and soft palate. Complications include:

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      • What is sleep?
      • What causes the body to sleep?
      • What are the stages of sleep?
      • How long does it take to get REM sleep?
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      • What percentage of sleep should be deep sleep?
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      • Does the amount of sleep we need change as we age?
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      • How are sleep problems diagnosed?
      • How are sleep problems treated?
      • Sleep hygiene
      • Other therapies
      • Sleep aids (prescription and OTC)
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      • How can I get a good night's sleep?
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      • What are sleep related breathing disorders?
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      How to Stop Snoring Article
      • What is snoring?
      • What are common causes of snoring?
      • Is snoring a symptom of another disease or condition?
      • How can I get my partner to stop snoring?
      • What kinds of doctors treat snoring?
      • How is the cause of snoring diagnosed?
      • What natural home remedies help a person stop snoring?
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      • Can snoring be prevented?

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