Tips to overcome snoring
This article deals with providing some tips to tackle snoring, if snoring persists for a long time consult your doctor and get treatment. Snoring is a serious problem; even it leads to lot of problems during marriage, on an average 45% of adults snore daily or occasionally.We present some effective tips to overcome snoring which will be helpful to you today.
Social not only makes nuisance and make someone joke about you but also makes you one among 75% of people suffering from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a medical condition in which snoring is caused due to disruption of breathing during sleep for short periods.
People who snore are also at risk of heart disease.
People who snore are often overweight; losing some pounds may help you tackle snoring.
Change the way you sleep:
Sleeping position also influences snoring. Change sleeping position, sleeping on your side may help prevent snoring. A full length pillow may help support your side sleeping. Keep a pillow on the other side this will help prevent turning to other side.
Think Weight loss:
If you are overweight or obese losing weight can help you overcome snoring, but some thin people also snore, if you are thin and snore. Weight loss is not for you.
Stay away from alcohol:
Research says that people who don’t normally snore will snore when they are drunk. This is because alcohol reduces the resting tone of muscles in the back of your throat, making it more likely to snore. Consuming alcohol 4-5 hours before sleeping makes snoring worse.
Bad sleep timings:
Sleep patterns influences snoring as much as consuming alcohol or sedatives. Working long hours without enough sleep makes you over tired causing snoring. Always try to get good 8 hours of sleep.
If your snoring is due to clogging of nasal passage, a hot shower before bed can help minimize the problem. Clean your nasal passage with hot salt water to unclog it.
When was the last time you dust your ceiling fan, washed pillow covers, vacuum pillows? Dust and other allergens also cause snoring. Don’t allow you pets to enter your bedroom, if it is not possible keep things clean before you sleep.
Drinking good amount of fluids help make the secretions in your nasal passage less sticky, there by unclogging it.
Do Breathing Exercises:
Pranayama is a good breathing exercise which helps cleanse your lungs and helps passage of air through your lungs with ease. We will be posting an article on this exercise in coming days.
Eat well, stay hydrated, exercise, get enough sleep and maintain hygiene to overcome snoring problem.
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very nice post !! I am learning to do pranayams before sleep .. its helping though I am new 🙂 I have recently developed the problem of snoring !