Category Archives: Snoring and Sleep Apnea Help

Do I have sleep apnea?

Waking up with a dry mouth, sore throat, or to a loved one frustrated by your snoring, indicates you are probably sleeping with an open mouth. Sleeping with your mouth open can be caused by a multitude of reasons. Certain … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea And Snoring Mouthpieces And Other Devices.

There are more than 40 devices and appliances designed to help those with sleep apnea and snoring.  Some are custom made – ie made for the individual – and some are mass produced.  Some are also fixed and some are … Continue reading

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Nasal Strips and Devices for Snoring and Sleep Apnea.

Nasal strips and nasal devices for snoring are inexpensive and easy to use so they’re perhaps a good place to start when you or your bed partner is looking for a cure for snoring.  They’re also available without prescription and … Continue reading

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Chin Straps for Snoring and Sleep Apnea.

Like nasal strips for snoring, chin straps are a simple device that aim to correct the snorer’s anatomy at night to stop or reduce the problem. They fit over the head and under the chin so that the mouth is … Continue reading

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7 Popular Anti-Snore Pillows – A Review of Brands.

The most popular anti-snoring pillows on the market at the moment are: The Brookstone Anti Snore Pillow The Obus Forme Anti-Snore Pillow The Snore-No-More Pillow The Contour Anti-Snore Pillow The Silentnight Anti-Snore Pillow The Sona Anti Snoring Pillow The snoreEzzz … Continue reading

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What Causes Snoring and Sleep Apnea?

Doctors call snoring and sleep apnea ‘Sleep-Disordered Breathing’, or SBD.  Here we’ll look at what causes these phenomena. Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea happen because there is a repeated obstruction at the back of the throat or upper airway.  This … Continue reading

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What Are The Health Problems Associated With Snoring/Sleep Apnea?

When a person stops breathing as they sleep, the blood oxygen levels fall.  This varies in severity but can lead to health problems.  In addition, the frequent waking during the night (whether you’re aware of it or not), stops you … Continue reading

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Surgery for Snoring and Sleep Apnea.

Surgery for snoring or obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is looked at as a last resort for people who have tried the anti snoring pillows and other non-surgical OSA /anti snoring devices, and not found them to be of benefit.    Here … Continue reading

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More Natural Ways to Stop Snoring.

People who joke about snoring probably don’t live with the problem – either as the snorer, waking with bruises and an angry partner, or as the tired and angry partner. Although snoring is caused by the same or similar anatomical … Continue reading

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7 Common Problems with CPAP and How to Fix Them.

CPAP, or Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, is designed to deliver a flow of pressurised air that keeps the back of the throat and upper airway open, so that they don’t collapse during sleep and cause apnea. It can take a … Continue reading

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