March 8, 2012
Snoring is a form of dilemma that can bother those who don’t even experience it. According to the American Academy of Otalaryngology, 25% among 45% of normal adults snore at night. Babies are no excuse, for a great percentage of them also snore. Relaxed muscles in our respiratory tract, namely our mouth, tongue, and throat, are the ones responsible for this involuntary action. Blocked air in our respiratory tract tends to vibrate. These vibrations result in snoring. Louder snoring can be attributed to alcohol, excessive fat, medicinal intakes, etc. Behind the irritating effect of snoring lies a more serious problem on our health—snoring can cause death. This is why numerous ways have been introduced to lessen, or even fully eliminate, snoring.
Before we proceed, I would like to give you a little information about the 4 types of snorers:
So if you’re a snorer, in what category do you fall under? Don’t worry about the category, because I have good news! Whatever category fit in, there’s still hope to stop this irritating ailment. Have you ever heard about the gift of the snoring mouthpiece?
A snoring mouthpiece is a medical appliance that has been around the market for quite some time now. As a small plastic device worn during night time, it is something that should eventually eliminate one’s snoring. Two types of this anti-snoring product are as follows:
According to the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, this oral device is known to be effective. Studies in Switzerland and UK showed successful rates in its attempts to treat this troublesome ailment. Although this posses discomfort to our mouths, it is safe to use.