Snoring is the noise that occurs due to the vibration of the loose tissues present at the back of your throat. It is mainly due to the contraction of the air passage during sleeping.
Snoring has become a very universal problem. People of both the sex face this problem of snoring. As men's neck is larger than that of the women's neck they are more prone to snoring. This problem is general in the people who are overweight. Research shows that snoring gets worse with the developing age.
Home remedies for snoring
Changing your sleeping position
Sleeping on your back makes your tongue to slide downwards. This restricts air to pass through a narrow passage. You should refrain from sleeping on your back. To prevent snoring one should make a habit of sleeping on your side.
Reducing your weight will help you to reduce the fatty tissue present in your airway. This will help you to breathe easily while sleeping. Research says that loosing at least 10% of your body weight is essential to stop snoring.
Avoiding drugs and alcohol
You should avoid drinking alcohol at night as alcohol is a muscle relaxant. Alcohol will relax your muscles in your airways making you difficult for you to breathe. Likewise you should also keep away from tranquilizers and sleeping pills for relief from snoring.
Steam inhalation will help you to clear your nasal congestion which contributes in snoring. This is very simple process which provides you a relief from your snoring. You have to add essential oils like lavender or peppermint in steaming water and cover your head with a towel over the bowl of steaming water. Deep inhalation will help you to clear your nasal congestion by sending warm vapors up towards your nose.
You should undertake proper diet to prevent snoring. You should avoid milk products and high calorie products in order to avoid mucus retaining in your throat which cause snoring.
Snoring relief products
Snore relief wrist band
Snore relief wrist band is an adjustable wrist band which requires AAA battery. It is of 1/2" H x 1 1/4" W x 9 1/2" L. (8 oz.) wrist band which is water resistant. This modern gadget can differentiate from various noises prevailing in the room like that of the fan, air conditioner and snoring and provides you with a natural relief from snoring. This gadget uses electrical signals which soothingly encourage your median nerves which are located at the inner wrists to shift the position of your body without waking you up. This device is clinically tested and research says that 80% of the participants experienced good quality of sleep.
Nasal strips are spring like flexible bands which helps you to gently open your nostrils to breathe easily through your nose and keep your mouth close. To have a better effect use nasal strips for 6-7 nights continuously.
Snoring sprays coats the soft tissue located at the back of your throat to help you to decrease the noisy vibrations and to breathe properly.