Snoring can be very irritating sometimes. Imagine when sleeping and a weird noise is sounding from a hotel room . It is so loud that you think it is a bomb and this happens whenever the person sleeps. Unfortunately, when you tell your friend or your partner that they are snoring, they will vehemently deny it. I don’t snore, they will say.
But how will you know if you snore except someone tells you? Anyway, when next you snore, your friend can just record it for you to believe. This said if you are a habitual snorer, and your friends have told you several times about it, Jumia Travel and Jumia mobile week, shares simple ways to deal with snoring.
Clear your nostrils
If your nostrils or nasal passages are blocked, it is 90% definite that you are going to snore. You should always clear your nostrils if it is blocked before you sleep.
Sleep on your side
Sleeping on your back will make you snore. When you recline on your back, it will force the base of your tongue and soft palate to crash to the back wall of your throat, causing you to snore during sleep. Sleeping on your side will prevent this. Also, sleep in a good mattress, a study by SleepJunkie showed the importance of a mattress when it comes to quality sleep.
The more you are dehydrated, the more susceptible you are to snoring. So, drink several cups of water daily to chase snoring away.
Both slim and chubby individuals snore. But over time, studies have shown that if you are overweight, your neck will gather too much tissue which can affect your breathing. So, shed some weight to deal with snoring.
Use an anti-snoring mouthpiece or guard
If you snore, then you should buy anti-snoring guard to prevent snoring whenever you sleep. However, know that using this guard doesn’t necessarily mean that you do not snore. You should use the anti-snoring guard when you want to sleep and on a doctor’s recommendation.
Avoid bedtime alcohol and smoking
Drinking alcohol or smoking few hours before you sleep is a recipe for snoring because it won’t allow you muscles to relax. You will be surprised that even people who do not snore will, after drinking alcohol or smoking.
Source: The Nigerian Voice (local news)