Tips to Reduce Snoring

Tips to Reduce Snoring

 

Snoring is the abnormal snorting and rattling sound while sleeping. About 40% of the population is being affected by snoring. Snoring is not a personal problem! Snoring causes problems in relationships and affects personal life too!

 

 

A few tips to help reduce snoring include:

 

 

  • Change your sleep position – Lying on back makes the tongue and throat collapse, which in turn increases snoring. Lying on sides prevents this and thus snoring reduces
  • Lose weight – Obese people are more prone for snoring
  • Avoid alcohol – Alcohol relaxes your muscles, thus increases snoring.
  • Practice sleep hygiene – Sleep for at least 6 to 8 hours and at fixed time
  • Keep your nostrils open – Avoid nasal blockages and if affected by conditions that affects nose, get treated immediately
  • Change your pillows – Allergies trigger snoring, hence change pillows and bed spreads on regular basis that avoid snoring
  • Stay well hydrated – Drink at least 3 to 4 liters of water everyday
  • Exercise regularly – It tones your muscles and help in preventing snoring
  • Stop smoking – It causes breathing problems and which in turn leads to snoring.
  • Keep your head end higher when compared to rest of the body
  • Inhale steam before heading to bed

 

Sleep Right, Stay Healthy.

 

 

 

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