Snoring keeps many people awake at night. If you are sharing a room with a partner who snores then you are affected by their snores and not able to sleep soundly. In this article you will learn some tips to prevent snoring so that you and your partner will be able to enjoy a good night's sleep.
Snoring happens because of blocked air passage ways. This happens because air is does flow properly to the back of your mouth and it causes vibration. Snoring is the vibrations that we hear. There are many factors that can block the air passage.
It does not matter what is causing the air passage to block however, we are more concerned with clearing the throat, so that there is not blocked. There are many methods that you can try in order to stop snoring.
One of the ways you can stop snoring is by lying on your side instead of on your back. Therefore your posture during sleep is very important to stop you from snoring. You can also try lifting the head side of your bed 3-4 inches off the ground. This raises your head higher than your body and there clears the blocked air passage.
If you are one of those people who take tranquilizers then you have to stop. If however you are unable to stop then make sure that you don't take before going to bed. The reason is because if you take tranquilizers then it relaxes your muscles which prevent you from breathing freely and this leads to snoring.
There are also small changes that you will have to make in your lifestyle which will make a lot of difference with your snoring. If you smoke and drink, then try to avoid them just before going to bed. When you smoke, the throat muscles swells up and gets inflamed which prevent air flowing freely in the passage which will lead to snoring. You will also end up snoring if you drink before going to bed as the alcohol relaxes your neck and throat muscles and causes difficulty in breathing.
Studies have also shown that people who are overweight tend to snore more. Therefore get some exercise done daily, not only will it tone up your muscles in your body it will also keep you from putting on weight.
Once you have made up your mind to stop yourself snoring make sure that you are committed to prevent yourself snoring. Try some of the tips and tricks in this article so that you and your partner will be able to enjoy a peaceful night's sleep.