If snoring is affecting your quality of life, you need to take matters into your own hands and find a solution for it. This article is chock full of ideas on how you can minimize or eliminate your snoring. Keep reading and see if any of them will work for you.
To stop snoring, one of the first things you might want to try is changing sleeping positions. Snoring often happens when people are sleeping on their backs. Since gravity pulls your head down it can cause your throat to close a little. Sleep on your side, as a means of making sleep easier on your neck, and to help reduce your snoring.
If you want to stop snoring, don’t consume alcohol just before bed. While alcohol is OK to have with dinner or even later in the evening, if you have it just before bed, it will make all of your muscles relax — including those that keep your nasal passages fully open. You’ll have less air flow, and you’ll snore.
In order to cut back on snoring, turn over and sleep on your side, not on your back. If you sleep on your back, especially with only one or two pillows, mucus can gather in your nasal passages. Sleeping on your side will keep the mucus out of the passages, and you won’t have a blockage that will cause snoring.
A way to avoid the snoring that comes with extremely deep sleep is to develop and keep a steady sleep routine. If your body is accustomed to resting at a certain time, that sleep will be calmer, and you’ll snore less. Getting a regular 8 hours a night, at the same time each night, will make sleeping more beneficial (and quieter for those around you).
To stop snoring, you should first look at your pillows. Many people fail to realize that proper support from pillows can impact whether you snore or not. Elevating the head can help keep your airway open to reduce and prevent snoring. This is a very simple and easy way to help snoring.
One trick that many spouses have learned when they have to sleep with a snorer is to nudge them until they turn over on their side. The change in position will often alleviate the problem, at least temporarily. While it is no fun to have to constantly nudge your spouse, sometimes that is the only way you can get to sleep.
Try using a pillow to elevate your head when you are a chronic snorer. Purchase a thicker pillow or just simply use more than one pillow. You may already have around the house. This will ensure you open up your airways and ensure that your partner also gets a good nights sleep.
The things suggested here will hopefully provide you with a solution to your snoring. There is nothing worse that being sleep-deprived because of it. If you use these ideas and find one that works for you, you will feel like you’ve just won the lottery, and I guess, in a way you have.