Many people snore. Many spouses and partners of people who snore never get any sleep. People have dreamed up many solutions for the snoring problem, and this list shows 10 of them. It must be stressed, however, that none of these is a substitute for actual medical advice, particularly if you have sleep apnea or another sleep disorder. Before using any such device, you should check with your doctor and have a sleep study done. Seeking medical advice is always a sound choice in situations such as these. None of the items on this list cures or prevents any disease or condition.
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1.Tomiya Anti-Snoring Mouthpiece
The Tomiya mouthpiece is approved by the Food and Drug Administration, and it is BPA-free and latex-free. The mouthpiece comes with an antibacterial case for travel. You can remold the mouthpiece so that you can use two different positions of your lower jaw while sleeping. If the first step doesn’t work, you can mold it again to the second step. Additionally, the device is thick enough so that you don’t grind your teeth while asleep.
2. DeepSleepPro Anti Snoring Tongue Sleeve
Unlike the Tomiya, which moves the position of the jaw, the DeepSleepPro is a tongue sleeve. You stick your tongue into the sleeve to a comfortable depth, and the suction created keeps the tongue from resting back in the throat, stifling the snoring. The sleeve is easily cleaned and maintained and comes with an antibacterial case.
3. Yeesun S2
The Yeesun antisnoring device is designed to fit into the nose and rely on sculpted vents to increase airflow through the nasal passages, which reduces snoring. Its function is similar to a CPAP but does not include positive pressure. It, too, is BPA-free and hypoallergenic, and it comes with a case that protects the device from dust, pollen, and other particles when not in use. When it comes to cleaning the Yeesun antisnoring device, the company states that you should not disassemble it. Rather, you should wash it whole in clean water and mild soap. Taking it apart will ruin it.
4. Dortz Snore Care Set
Dortz’s answer to the snoring problem is a set of plugs designed to fit inside the nostrils. They are drilled through with specifically shaped holes to try to facilitate better and easier breathing during sleep than without the devices. They come in multiple sizes and are made from safe and comfortable materials. The set of plugs comes with eight pairs of differing sizes, and these are designed from a material that gives long life. Dortz provides you with a satisfaction guarantee as well.
5. WoodyKnows Side Sleeping Backpack and Mouth Strips
Some people snore when they lie on their backs but not if they lie on their sides. This new device from WoodyKnows helps people sleep on their sides if they’re not used to it. Although this method is only good for the mildest snoring, it is effective in those cases. The “sleep backpack” is comfortable and adjustable and stores easily for packing away on trips.
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6. Breathe Right Nasal Strips
BreatheRight strips are another tool for mild snoring. They are fashioned from thin, flexible strips of springy material covered in adhesive. They’re designed to be applied to the outside of the nostrils across the bridge of the nose and to open the nostrils wider for greater airflow. Users can double them up, too, to get extra “pulling power” for the nostrils to create more space than with just a single BreatheRight strip. These strips are easy to carry and disposable, making them great for use away from home.
7. Cushy Form Wedge Pillow
Cushy Form’s wedge-shaped pillow changes your body position while sleeping, raising your back and shoulders up at an angle. The memory foam of the pillow, which breathes easily to keep you from sweating on hot days or being too cold on wintry days, keeps your head in one position and prevents the tilting back that causes snoring. The pillow is generally effective in mild to moderate cases of snoring. Cushy Form offers a satisfaction guarantee with this item.
8. ZQuiet Deluxe Boxed Set
ZQuiet has melded your snoring problem and your sex life into a two-for-one deal that addresses your snoring problem while helping to improve your intimacy. The antisnoring devices are BPA-free and designed by dentists, and the accompanying self-help sex book helps to “get you ready for bed,” so to speak. There is also a booklet included called “25 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep.” ZQuiet provides a can of cleaning solution with the mouthpieces so that you can always ensure they’re disinfected.
9. Yeesun Z1 Snoring Chin Strap
The Yeesun Antisnoring Chin Strap fits comfortably around the head and under the jaw. You put your ears into the slots available for them and then tighten the strap to your preference. The strap works from the outside to adjust the shape and position of the jaw instead of being invasive, so it is the right choice for people with sensitive gag reflexes. The design is green in that it is made from ecologically sound and recycled materials. The device comes with a 100-percent satisfaction guarantee with no questions asked, so users can purchase freely with peace of mind.
10. SleepRight Nasal Breathe Aid
The SleepRight nasal dilator is different than other “in-the-nostril” antisnoring devices. The shape of the plugs changes the direction of the air inside the nostrils, which makes nasal breathing easier and cuts down on mouth snoring. The plugs are also longer than usual, which means they can be inserted deeper for sleepers with a deviated septum. It is remarkably cost-effective, too, as it comes in a three pack, and each set of plugs lasts for two weeks.
Again, it must be stressed that people who snore should their doctors to determine if there is an underlying medical condition that is causing the snoring. Ignoring such a condition could have dire consequences.
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