Snoring is a common sleep phenomenon that causes many health hazards to the body. The French health magazine TOPSANTE invites experts to resolve the causes and mitigation of snoring.
Normally, the snoring is caused by the relaxation of the throat tissue and the airway is not breathing properly. Sometimes it is caused by a muscle relaxation or nasal blockage in the amygdala and tongue. Women may be due to a lack of hormones after menopause. It could also be genetic.
Ii. Prevention and control
1. Weight control
Avoid smoking and drinking: smoking and drinking will make your muscles more relaxed and more likely to block your airways.
3. Avoid lying on your back and choose the right pillow
Iii. Treatment of products
Before treatment, you should first understand why you snore. These products are mainly divided into the following categories:
Using this spray in the throat can help lubricate the mucosa and reduce the effect of mucosal vibrations. But this method does not last all night.
2. Nose device
The device allows the air to circulate through the open nostril. But it's uncomfortable to use, and it may drop in the middle of the night.
3. Pressure method
This method can reduce the extent of airway obstruction. But there has been no proof of that.