Monday, January 24, 2011

Tips to Help Reduce Snoring

People snore irrespective of their age and gender. Both the quantity and quality of sleep gets affected by snoring. Some people snore really loud that people around them are unable to sleep. It is caused due to narrowing of the airway passage that can occur either due to bad posture while sleeping or abnormalities of the soft tissue of the throat. 

Given below are few remedies for snoring:
  • Obese people tend to snore more loudly. Losing weight helps reduce the fatty tissue at the back of the throat and thus reduces snoring.
  • Suffering from a bad cold or a stuffy nose makes it difficult to breathe. This creates a vacuum in the throat, which in turn leads to snoring. Using nasal sprays helps to clear out the blocked nasal passage and makes it easier to breathe.
  • Sleeping at odd hours can worsen one's snoring. Having fixed and a regular sleeping routine would help to promote better quantity and quality of sleep.
  • Avoid smoking, as smokers tend to suffer from a higher chance of smoking.
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