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Dr. Selva Ganapathi

ENT Specialist, Chennai

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Dr. Selva Ganapathi is an experienced ENT Specialist in Tambaram West, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Selva Ganapathi personally at Doctor's Corner Clinic in Tambaram West, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Selva Ganapathi on Lybrate.com.

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Is your partner irritated by Your SNORING ?

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Are you feeling irritated because of snoring problem? Do you want to stop snoring? The problem of snoring is very common and it happens because their airway is in a place so as to do not permit finest air flow.

Stop Snoring?

Are you feeling irritated because of snoring problem? Do you want to stop snoring? The problem of snoring is very common and it happens because their airway is in a place so as to do not permit finest air flow. Snoring is source by the lessening of the muscles in your flexible palate (top of your mouth,) throat and tongue. The tissues in your throat can obtain so calm so as to the partly chunk your airway plus shake as air rush past.



How to Stop Snoring

Remember that, if airways are narrower, there is more intense vibration plus the louder the snore. So, in this write up I have given you the best tips to stop snoring.

Best Tips to Stop Snoring:

There are many natural ways that help to stop the problem of snoring and best of them are as follows;

1. Throat Exercises:

Frequently pronounce certain vowel sounds plus curling the tongue in exact ways can support muscles in the upper respiratory tract also thus decrease snoring.
Put the tip of your tongue at the back your top front teeth. Glide your tongue backwards for 3 minutes a day.
Perform each vowel (a-e-i-o-u) out noisy for 3 minutes a few times a day.
By mouth open, shift jaw to the right plus hold for 30 seconds. Replicate on left side.
Seal your mouth and squeeze your lips. Grasp for 30 seconds.

2. Drop Weight:

If you gain weight in the region of your neck, it presses the internal diameter of the throat, building it extra likely to collapse throughout sleep, activate snoring.
The additional that blocks your throat the extra air is episodic as it flow over; make the vibrations which effect in the sound of snoring.

3. Alter Your Sleep Position:


Laying on your back make the foundation of your tongue as well as soft palate fall down to the back wall of your throat, cause a vibrating sound throughout sleep.
Resting on your side might help to stop this. A whole pillow that supports your complete body offers an easy fix. It allows you to keep sleeping on your side plus can create a dramatic disparity.

4. Adjust your Pillows:

Elevating your head can help open up airways and make breathing easier-but if your head is too high, your airways can get constricted and they arises snore.
If you have a pillow that is too thick, or you sleep on multiple pillows, try adjusting the height. Not too fluffy and not too flat is important when it comes to what you rest your head on.
Finding a pillow that keeps your head and neck in a proper position is worth taking the time to do to help you breathe right.

5. Sleeping Position:

Resting on your side is a successful method to stop snoring logically. Doing so can assist to stop the relaxation the tongue as of relaxing to the back wall of the throat.
Extra sleeping positions for example sleeping on your stomach otherwise propping-up your head can set strain on your neck ensuing in neck pain.

6. Nasal Clogging:

Clear nasal passages via a Neti pot, an over-the-counter saline spray otherwise a humidifier.
Nasal decongestants are one more option as they get better breathing plus permit you to breathe extra easily both throughout the day and whereas sleeping.

7. Keep away from Alcohol:

Alcohol plus sedatives decrease the resting tone of the muscles in the rear of your throat; make it more likely you’ll snore.

8. Stay Hydrated:

Once body are dehydrated our nasal secretion turn into thick, from time to time making breathing extra difficult all through the day plus this can cause snoring at night.


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Dr Neha Mehta
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I have a allergy problem its sneezing may I know how know its cause and treatment.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Gurgaon
I have a allergy problem its sneezing may I know how know its cause and treatment.
In order to help you, I need more information about your problems, Allergies and health in general. You can consult me in person through Lybrate for cure. In Allergies You can observe quick relief from homeopathic medicines And change in lifestyle: (1) Beware of House Dust mites hidden in quilt pillow mattress and carpet (i.e.House dust). (2) Use nothing too hot in cold weather and use nothing too chilled in hot weather (3) Maintain regular exercise after some relief in present symptoms in order to avoid recurrent episodes of Rhinitis (4) Refrain from antipyretic and analgesic medicines except in case of high grade fever. (5) Avoid perfumes, scented soap,  shampoo and other such Hazardous items like Woolen clothing and other animal dander. (6) Also Avoid rice bananas and Colocassia Roots (Arvi) (7) Consume homeopathic medicines Under supervision of homeopathic consultant only. (If you have faith in Homeopathic System of Medicine)
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Respected sir, I feel heaviness in my throats and have to efforts to speak. It feels like that my throat not well as like before 2-3 months. Kindly suggest me what should I do.

BHMS, PGDM (Emergency Medical services)
Homeopath, Pune
Respected sir, I feel heaviness in my throats and have to efforts to speak. It feels like that my throat not well as ...
Hi...Start Safe & Effective Homeopathic medicines. Take " Tonsilat " tabs...2 tabs daily... its well indicated for Tonsillitis , Sore throat & Pharyngitis . It has no known side effects. you can ask any query here regarding advice , treatment on private consultation. take care.
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I am an HIV Patient for about 3 years now and I am on normal Drugs since then, but still suffering from Dizziness and weakness and it's disturbed me alots, and my doctor here has checked my CD4 and it was okay, so am still confused about the dizziness and weakness, is it possible that is not in connection with my problem and what is the way forward.

MBBS, DIiploma in Yoga and Ayurveda, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL), PGDPC
Sexologist, Pune
I am an HIV Patient for about 3 years now and I am on normal Drugs since then, but still suffering from Dizziness and...
Not necessarily connected with medicine, can also be due to less sleep, high BP, constipation.So have a good doctor to guide you.
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I have problem of tonsil stones due to which I face problem of bad odor from my mouth. White substance develops in the pores in my mouth. Suggest remedies please.

M.B.B.S, D.L.O, M.S. (ENT)
ENT Specialist,
No role for antibiotics for this condition. You can visit ent and get the'pores' widened so it will not accumulate to cause problem.
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I am 25 years old male past 4 months I feel something in my throat but I can swallow. If I eat it comes back and then i'll swallow again. Sometimes I feel dry throat. Please reply me .

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
You must consult any ent specialist for check-up. If he can identify the problem, it is good or else you may have to consult a gastroenterologist for upper gi endoscopy. Then we shall be in a position to solve your problem.
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My left ear has become hard of hearing after a prolonged cough and cold which has cured now but hearing problem persists. It has happened earlier also but used to get well in a month or two but this time it has been more than 6 months.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Check your cholesterol, Get audiometer y checked. Thanks Dr B M GUPTA BP, SUGAR & THYROID CLINIC DELHI
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I am 65. There appears sometimes burning sensation under my feet which minimizes when water is sprinkled in plenty on feet and legs. The position is worse in summers but does not totally disappear in winters. Has it anything to do with neuropathy? Kindly advise. Thanks.

M.B.B.S,C.C.A,D.C.A,AASECT,FPA,AAD,M.I.M.S
General Physician, Gorakhpur
plz take some medicine tab supradyn after break fast 1×od cap.Evion 400 1×od at bed time tab.Reekool.20mg 1×od before break fast fifteen days plz ask in hindi
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Is too much weakness in the body causing dizziness come and I are also very little appetite these all well there's no way to tell.

Doctor of Naturopathy & Natural Medicines, DM - Clinical Haematology
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Agra
Is too much weakness in the body causing dizziness come and I are also very little appetite these all well there's no...
There are 2 kinds of tulsi leaves we come across. One is" ram tulsi" (which is lighter in shade) and the other one is" shyam tulsi" (which is darker in shade) you have to consume 10-15 leaves of" shyam tulsi" which means the leaves with darker shade. Take 20 to 25 leaves of shyam tulsi and grind it into a paste. Boil this paste in 100 ml of water until the water comes down to the level of 50 ml. Then mix 1 table spoon honey or jaggery in it. Consume this water swallowing (never chew tulsi because it has mercury in it will damage your teeth) the leave remains daily in 3 installments without break. I guarantee you that you will feel better instantly and will get a permanent cure in some days. Besides natural remedies doesn't even have any side effects along with them. Besides keep yourself warm and away from cold/heat. Tulsi has the power to bring down all types of fever, weakness, fatigue. Dosage: twice or thrice a day (make in morning with 20-25 leaves and consume it in one day, do not keep in refrigerator, put in glass vessel)
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My mom is having pre menopause syndrome she is taking few anti depression tablets like ativan and rivotril she is having sleeping problems too She is also having vertigo problem She s doing vertigo exercises for it for past 1 month Also please explain wen will be vertigo problem cured?

MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Gandhinagar
My mom is having pre menopause syndrome she is taking
few anti depression tablets like ativan and rivotril she is hav...
Dizziness or giddiness or Vertigo…. Is usually due to ear labyrinthine problem. Anti vertigo tabs and vitamin B 12 can help you. You require to go for Ear examination. Pure tone and Impedence audiometry, may require CT scan and stepping test (cranio corpography) to come to proper diagnosis.
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My wife is a 30 year old lady with two children who is suffering from dizzy sensation on regular basis. What is to be done sir?

MBBS
ENT Specialist,
If blood percentage is less you need to use heamatinics where as for other problems like hypothyroidism you need to use hormone supplementation.
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Nose blooding problem. Every 7th or 8th day come blood last two month. I consulted to many Doctor and also admit in medico hospital in Ranchi. To many test report but no result found. Tell me the suggestions.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Nose blooding problem. Every 7th or 8th day come blood last two month. I consulted to many Doctor and also admit in m...
TO STOP NASAL BLEEDING: whenever there is bleeding from nose kindly follow given advises: •Lean forward to prevent blood from flowing into your throat. •Do not stuff tissue, cotton •Firmly pinch the nostrils closed by squeezing the soft part of the nose . Hold steady pressure for 10 minutes Health tips to prevent Nasal Bleeding 1.Humidify your home, especially the bedrooms and do not exposed to hot dry air Keep the heat low in the sleeping areas. 2.Avoid injury to the nose lining by forceful blowing, nose picking, or vigorous rubbing. 3 Avoid smoking 4.Get BP checked Consult ENT doctor for further management.
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Actually i had a throat infection and while that I had consumed some alcohol and now I having dry thorat and a mild pain near my glands and irritation and its almost more than week I am having this issue so I am afraid that can it be cancer.

Diploma in Radio Therapy, MBBS
Oncologist, Chennai
Actually i had a throat infection and while that I had consumed some alcohol and now I having dry thorat and a mild p...
Dear lybrate-user, This looks like some kind of Upper respiratory tract infection, and I think it not something to worry about. In case the symptoms are still persisting after you completed a course of antibiotics. Do consult a ENT specialist and get a Laryngoscopy test done. In case of suspicious lesion, the doctor might take a biopsy and we can confirm the diagnosis.
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I am suffering from mumps from last three four days. Initially I thought it would be a normal cold pain but after few hours litter swelling appeared beneath right ear. Now no pain but swelled below jaw. Do mumps really pose any serious threat because I read on internet that it will disappear itself in3 to5 days.

MS - ENT , MBBS
ENT Specialist, Gurgaon
I  am suffering from mumps from last three four days. Initially I thought it would be a normal cold pain but after fe...
Mumps is a viral infection and usually gets settle on its own. You need to drink lot of water along with the rest. If swelling increases or pain become unbearable than consult ent specialist as acute parotid abscess can also present like this.
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I feel very dryness inside my throat. I have suffered from tonsils. But now tonsils are over. I also feel some pain inside my ears do not know why. When I wake up every morning. please help

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I feel very dryness inside my throat. I have suffered from tonsils.
But now tonsils are over.
I also feel some pain i...
It is possible that from tonsils the infection spread to middle ear and cause pain and you may need antibiotic and a ENT check up
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I am sinusitis, I am having back head pain in lower part of head only whenever having cough, is this due to sinus problem? Also pain is only in day not in night. Please give main root of problem.

ENT Specialist, Vijayawada
avoid cold+allergens, good food+habits+cepodem,2/day x 10d+lmontus an,1@ night for 1 month.+furamist nasal spray in morning.
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Hlo sir Me Ye puchna chahti thi ki mujhe 12 mahine hi zukam rehta hai or is zukam ki vjah se sar me dard bhi ho jata hai or ye dard adhe sir me hi hota hai please bataiye ki kya karu.

DORL, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Faridabad
Hlo sir
Me Ye puchna chahti thi ki mujhe 12 mahine hi zukam rehta hai or is zukam ki vjah se sar me dard bhi ho jata ...
Dear this is due to sinusitis atttack, this might be due to deviated nasal septum, avoid self medication by your self, get ct scan of your nose and sinus this will help us in treating properly as sinusitis can only be treated by grading system
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My 4 year old son has accumulated wax in both ears. I consulted two doctors and both advised ear drops and said the wax will come out by itself. I wanted to know if extracting wax through vacuum or water spray is not recommended for small kids? What should I do. Please suggest.

MRCPCH, MBBS
Pediatrician, Gurgaon
My 4 year old son has accumulated wax in both ears. I consulted two doctors and both advised ear drops and said the w...
No we should not put water or anything else in ear as more harmful. If child is getting ear pain or irritation then just ear drops as advised till paediatrician says no infection.
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