During sleep, the tongue and the soft palate muscles relax, impede breathing, which causes snoring
If snoring does not allow you to sleep, it’s time to change something. In this case it is not necessary to sound the alarm and to solve the problem surgically.
The main causes of snoring
During sleep, the tongue and the soft palate muscles relax, impede breathing, which causes snoring.
It is noted that snoring often occurs in women, people who are overweight, and those who smoke.
In addition, the tonsils can also hinder breathing during sleep, large adenoids, and the curvature of the nasal septum can cause snoring, especially in children. Also snoring may be at polyps in the nose, after the injury, in violation of the bite.
Snoring Treatment at home
To stop snoring, it is necessary not only to do something, but something to do, too. For example, quit smoking, limit alcohol consumption, as well as transfer to a healthy diet.
If the cause of snoring is excess weight, with the loss of the “baggage”, sleep at night will be quieter. So do not neglect properly chosen diet and exercise. Less fried and fatty, more fresh fruits and vegetables, and even more activity.
Most often snoring occurs from a person who sleeps on his back, experts say. So what should train yourself to sleep in a different position, for example, on the side.
It is also important to ensure that elevated position during sleep, it will reduce the tongue. Moreover, the outflow of fluid to the lower torso results in a less swollen nasal mucosa, increases its clearance, respiration is facilitated.
If the home you are unable to get rid of the “noisy” of sleep, you need to turn to the otolaryngologist or a sleep.