5 Foolproof Ways To Quit Snoring

Snoring is a common disorder that affects many people around the world and is as uncomfortable for the person who suffers from it as for others who share the same bed or the same room. Snoring usually interrupts sleep, making it very difficult for the person to go back to sleep, and consequently compromises the quality of life of any individual. 

When snoring becomes chronic, and very often, this disorder is known as sleep apnea. It is a disorder in which the person undergoes pauses in breathing, whether partial or complete for about 10 seconds while sleeping.

Although in most cases snoring is not a problem that affects health, it should be knowing that this problem is a sign that something in our daily habit should be changed, such as having a healthy diet and starting activities habits. If you are a person who is constantly suffering from this problem, we from Pillow Guy will teach you some ways to combat this disorder in this article.

  • Side sleepers tend to snore less 

When sleeping belly up, the tongue and the palate fall in your throat and blocking the airways and consequently, the person begins to snore.

The recommended way to avoid this problem is to sleep on your side. In addition to changing posture, it is recommended to put extra pillows on your side to keep your body in this posture and prevent it from turning and sleeping with your mouth up.

  • Mint can be your ally

If the cause of the snoring is for a cold or an allergy, gargle with mint and you will see a quick way to fight against snoring. The preparation is very easy, just place a drop of mint essential oil in a glass of water and gargle for a few seconds (under no circumstances drink the water).

  • Perform a good nasal cleaning

Cold weather and contact with the air conditioner can create crusts and secretions in the nasal membranes, and consequently, clog the airways. To avoid snoring, due to this nasal congestion, it is recommended to clean the nostrils as a saline solution before bed. ·     

  • Make coffee your ally

If you do not exaggerate, a small cup of coffee will not affect your sleep, and in many cases, you do not have a deep sleep. The effect of caffeine causes the oropharynx not to relax completely, and consequently, the person will snore less.  

  • Maintain ideal weight

Obesity is one of the problems that produce as a consequence the snoring. It is recommended that if you lose at least 10% of the weight, which will help reduce snoring and will further improve your quality of life.

Hope you enjoyed the tips and works for you. Let us know in the comments if you have any other way to quit snoring, we love to hear from you. 


Thais Costa is from Brazil, she has journalism and marketing as a profession and passion. She currently lives in California and is completely addicted to traveling. 

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