How effective are Anti-Snoring remedies and devices?

Does your partner complain of your thunderous and crashing snores? Snoring is quite common. If you are thinking about what causes the snore, then here is your answer.

Why do we snore?

Snoring can be a result of various reasons such as the collapse of the pharyngeal airway, obstruction of the upper airway, nasal blockage, soft palate, enlarged tongue, deviated septum, enlarged tonsils, etc. in simple words, when a person sleeps, the throat area relaxes narrowing the airway. So, when we breathe in this condition, it causes vibration and snoring. 

Anti-snore devices

The good news is that there are several anti snoring products available in the market. Many of them are simple and comfortable to use. The users have vouched for their effectiveness as well. So, you can conveniently stop your snores and elate your spouse. 

How does an anti-snore device work?

Well, different devices work in different ways, but most of them work to open up the airway and its tunnels. They really help to open up the nose and completely eliminate or decrease the sound of snoring. 

Here are some powerful tools or devices that act as snoring remedies. 

Mouth pieces 

Light in weight, mouth pieces works by pushing the tongue and lower jaw forward. By doing so, space is created in the pharynx and the airflow broadens. For example, a mandibular advancement device can be customized as per the specifications of the person. The device ensures convenience to use, comfortable sleep, and a relaxed mouth. 

The users have benefitted with this device and have experienced low snoring sound and fewer chances of obstructive sleep apnea. You must use this device to improve focus, zeal, and energy in your body while the larger benefits like the low risk of heart disease, BP, and stress will also follow. 

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Device

It is the most recommended device for sleep apnea. it helps to keep the air flowing through the nose and mouth and significantly reduces snoring. In this device, there is a mask that is fixed to the cannula tube. It pumps air with the help of a motor. Though some patients have found this appliance uncomfortable. 

Special pillows

There are anti-snoring pillows in the market. They encourage side sleeping that tremendously reduces snoring.  CPAP pillows are designed in such a manner that they can accommodate the mask and hose of a CPAP device. Realignment pillows keep the head and neck in the ideal position to prevent narrow airway.

Mouth, Nasal, and Chin Strips

Mouth strip keeps the lips together, ensuring the mouth remains closed and nose breathes. Chin strips are adhesive tapes which can be stuck under the chin. This device ensures to keep the mouth closed. If your snoring is not severe, you can try this device. It is less inexpensive and comfortable to wear. Nasal strips are worn over the nose, lifting nasal passages. 

Vestibular Shield

Vestibular Shield can be attached to the mouth, which ensures the nose to breathe. It prevents the mouth to open, and hence reduces the snoring. 

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