In Adults 30 years an older 40% of men and 20% of women snore heavily at sleep. It is a normal and natural phenomenon to snore but heavy snoring for some people is little more than an embarrassment or annoyance but can cause problems or indicate an underlying health condition.
Snoring happens when tissues at the back of the throat vibrate as air passes over them during sleep. Nasal infections or deformities can cause heavy snoring, also being overweight, use of certain drugs, fatigue, aging and sleeping positions may cause it and can be lessened, once sleep apnea has been ruled off as not being the cause the next thing is to figure out how to reduce heavy snoring.
Medical treatments such as assisted breathing using CPAP and surgical procedures such as Tonsillectomy depending on deformities identified can be used to reduce snoring by large, however there are few unpopular and simple tips that do help stop heavy snoring while asleep;
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-Changing sleep positions by sleeping on the side (laterally) as against on your back (supine) has been seen to reduce snoring, however the tendency to snore could be due to head position than body position, with people snoring less when their heads are turned to the side.
-Small available Nasal dilators that improve airflow are advised, snoring may result from occlusion of nasal tracts and cessation of airflow. Internal and external nasal dilators are geared toward improving airflow as you sleep as both types of nasal dilators are small, flexible strips that use tension to open the nasal passage. Internal strips are more effective however.
-Use of mouthpiece mandibular anti-snoring devices, these are dental devices are available to ease breathing, Anti-snoring mouthpieces can take more getting used to than nasal strips since they are larger and sit in the mouth all night, as they are molded to fit your teeth, then adjusted so that they move your lower jaw forward. This minor jaw realignment helps limit snoring .
-Trying mouth exercises such as oropharyngeal exercises have been seen to reduce snoring by 50% in people. Mouth exercises involve repetitive movements of parts of the mouth and tongue in ways that improve muscles strength in throat, soft palate and tongue.
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