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A Change in Lifestyle is A Good Remedy to Stop Snoring

Nov 10, 2012


Approximately 45 percent of the American population snores irregularly. However, there are also an approximate 80 percent of couples who sleep in separate rooms all because of snoring. Have you ever imagined a couple having a divorce due to snoring problem? That could really be terrible.


Really, snoring problems do not just stress the relationship of partners, the problem is also applicable to all sorts of people being struck by it, for instance a beautiful maiden despite of her beauty will really look awful in her sleep if she will produce irritating loud snores.

Do you think the prince who kissed sleeping beauty will be tempted to kiss her if she had a piercing snore?  Surely, you too would doubt it.

But think of this, the social consequences brought by snoring are not that funny. A simple snore might eventually lead to sleep apnea, a disorder in sleeping where a person stops breathing for about 60 seconds, a life-threatening disease. Therefore, simple snoring should not be ignored.

Not that alone, according to recent researches snoring can also lead to diabetes. This is because snoring lessens the amount of oxygen intake, thus, the body is activated to produce more catecholamines, which could also lead to the known symptom of diabetes, insulin resistance.

Now, before we proceed to the possible treatments of snoring, it will be more effective if we will trace the root of snoring first.

Have you ever questioned yourself or other people on why do people snore?

When we are asleep, the air passes through our nose, throat and lungs naturally, noiselessly and unimpeded. Though, for millions of people, a disruption in the flow of air naturally occurs. Several reasons for this are a clogged nose, or maybe, the bottom of the tongue is hampering the breathing.

The usual reason for snoring is caused by the soft tissue in the throat or upper palate which vibrates. When the airway is blocked as it passes to the lungs, troubles come in. Basically, loud snoring is a product of the air that passes through the narrow tissue.

Now, we will attempt to answer your question, how will you stop this snoring?

Honestly, there is no specific universal answer for this, but do not get disheartened, several solutions were made to exist to help people who are suffering from this predicament, probably, like yours.

Practically, let’s focus on your lifestyle and how it will worsen your snoring, likewise, how it will cure the same problem.

Excessive eating, excessive drinking of alcohol and too much intake of cigarettes can make snoring worse. Now, the so-called “conservative therapy” of the doctors which directly pertains to the change in lifestyle, is a good primary step to cure snoring before attempting other harsh and extreme treatments, such as surgery.

A healthy lifestyle to prevent snoring is to:

Avoid large meals before sleeping, have at least three hours rest after taking your last meal.
Maintain a healthy balanced diet to keep your weight in accordance with your age, height and body type.
Conduct a regular physical exercise to burn excess fats.
If you are prone to allergies, lessen bedroom allergens to avoid nasal mustiness.
Avoid sleeping with open windows.
Sleep on your side.
Avoid overtiredness and set up a normal sleeping pattern.

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