How to Stop Snoring
Snoring happens when you can’t move air freely through your nose and mouth during sleep. Often caused by the narrowing of your airway, either from poor sleep posture or abnormalities of the soft tissues in your throat. A narrow airway gets in the way of smooth breathing and creates the sound of snoring.
Change your Milk- The milk that you drink can be part of the cause for your snoring problem. Cow’s milk can cause mucous build up that causes your breathing to become more labored and therefore causing the snoring. Change to a different type of milk such as soy or goat milk. This will help prevent the snoring problem.
Exhaustion- Being too tired can cause you to snore more and louder. Try to stay well rested. Avoid getting too exhausted so you don’t end up snoring the night away. It isn’t always easy to get enough good rest. We often push ourselves too hard though and that is where complete exhaustion takes over. Get the proper amount of sleep and it will lessen your snoring problem.
Get Well- Your snoring may be caused by sinus problems such as infections or allergies. The only way to stop this type of snoring is to get medication for the health issue that you are having. When your nasal passages are blocked or stuffed up, you snore while you are sleeping. Talk to your doctor about medications that treat your sinus problems and ask for the best medications to clear it up. As soon as you clear up the sinus problems, your snoring is likely to be stopped or at the very least lowered.
Weight- If you are overweight, it is probably causing your snoring problem to be worse. In order to prevent the snoring from continuing, lose some weight.
- Age. As you reach middle age and beyond, your throat becomes narrower, and the muscle tone in your throat decreases.
- The way you’re built. Men have narrower air passages than women and are more likely to snore. A narrow throat, a cleft palate, enlarged adenoids, and other physical attributes that contribute to snoring are often hereditary.
- Nasal and sinus problems. Blocked airways make inhalation difficult and create a vacuum in the throat, leading to snoring.
- Being overweight or out of shape. Fatty tissue and poor muscle tone contribute to snoring.
- Alcohol, smoking, and medications. Alcohol intake, smoking, and certain medications can increase muscle relaxation leading to more snoring. Sleep posture. Sleeping flat on your