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Sleep Peacefully And Quietly With These Anti-Snoring Tips

Jun 30

Sleep Peacefully And Quietly With These Anti-Snoring Tips

My husband used to snore so loud that I wasn't able to sleep at night! We sent him to a sleep clinic and he received a CPAP machine, and now we both get a sound sleep nightly. Read on for some tips to help you overcome your snoring problem and get some shut-eye.

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Many people find that breathing strips are an effective and fairly affordable means of cutting down on the snoring. However, some people have expressed problems with preventing the strips from falling off during the night. Before applying the strip, use an alcohol-based toner to swab the nose and surrounding area. This will allow the adhesive strips to firmly grip the skin all night long.

 

If you smoke, quit. Smoking causes respiratory issues, and may actually be causing your snoring problem. To relieve that nighttime rattling, put down the cigarettes. Not only will this help quiet your snoring, but you may also find yourself getting better sleep overall, since nicotine is well-known for disrupting sleep patterns.

 

Avoid drinking alcohol within 5 hours of bedtime. Alcohol, along with other sedative drugs, causes the muscles at the back of the throat to relax. When these muscles relax, you are more apt to snore. Stay away from those nightcaps--you may actually sleep more soundly if you do not drink before bed.

 

Facial exercises do more than just tone and trim your jawline; actually, by regularly completing these exercises, you may also strengthen the muscles of your mouth and neck. As a result, you will be less prone to loud and disruptive snoring throughout the night. Now THAT, is really something to smile about!

 

If you are a smoker that snores, your cigarette habit may be a large part of the problem--go ahead and quit. Smoking causes a great deal of damage to the respiratory system and increases the amount of mucus in your airways, which can lead to snoring. Kicking the habit may nip your snoring problems in the bud.

 

A firm pillow can help to reduce snoring. Soft pillows relax your throat muscles, which narrows your airway. You may begin to snore because air cannot pass through the passages freely. A pillow that is firmer can help with keeping your airway open.

 

If you are a smoker, chances are good that you are also a snorer. If it is very difficult for you to quit, then do not smoke for several hours before you sleep. Smoking irritates the tissue in your throat, causing it to swell and restrict your airways. An inflamed throat and narrow pathways will cause snoring; therefore, not smoking can lead to less swelling of the throat and less snoring

 

When my husband had his test I decided to get my own, only to find out I have a similar condition. While a CPAP machine can seem scary at first, I've fallen in love with mine and couldn't sleep without it. Using the tips in this article will help you to get things under control just as we have!