If snoring is keeping you or your partner awake at night, Snoreeze is here to help. Snoring affects people in different ways so read these real-life stories from people who snore and find out which product could help them (and their partner) get eight hours' sleep every night.
If snoring is causing excessive tiredness, poor concentration or relationship problems or if you are gasping or choking during the night, you should consult your doctor.
John has snored regularly for as long as he can remember and it doesn't make any difference whether he is sleeping on his back or his side. His wife Julie rarely gets eight hours' sleep because John's snoring can be very loud.
Similarly to others who snore most nights, John suffers from the main cause of snoring. This is when relaxed muscle tension at the back of the throat causes the upper airway to narrow and the soft tissue to vibrate.
John could consider a Snoreeze oral product such as:
The dual-action technology may help by lubricating the soft tissues at the back of the throat to provide relief from snoring.
Sue only snores when she has a blocked nose, either as a result of a cold or allergy. Having a blocked nose restricts airflow through the nasal passages, which means Sue breathes through her mouth when she is asleep and snores.
Sue could consider a nasal product such as:
These products help to open the nasal passages, which may help to relieve snoring caused by a cold, allergy or blocked nose.
Mark is generally tired and sometimes falls asleep during the day. He sometimes wakes himself or his partner during the night with a loud snore or snort. Mark's doctor confirmed that he suffers from sleep apnoea, a respiratory condition related to snoring that causes interrupted breathing during sleep.
The most common form of sleep apnoea is called Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA), which occurs during sleep when airflow is prevented from entering the lungs by a temporary obstruction. The obstruction is either because of a lack of muscle in the upper airway or because the soft palate at the back of the throat may partially or fully close the airway.
Mark could consider:
Which is designed to gently position the jaw in a forward position to clear the obstructed airway and provide relief. If you think you may have sleep apnoea you should consult your doctor.
There isn't a clear pattern to Gary's snoring and he only snores from time to time. He doesn't know if his snoring is because of relaxed muscle tension or if it is when he has a blocked nose. Relaxed muscle tension at the back of the throat causes the upper airway to narrow and the soft tissue to vibrate and is the main cause of snoring. There is a possibility that both of these could be causing the snoring at different times.
Gary could consider a combination of Snoreeze oral and nasal products such as:
This may provide Gary with relief from both types of snoring.
Peter snores regularly but doesn't really know why, however his partner has told him that he often snores when he sleeps with his mouth open.
Sleeping with your mouth open may indicate that you're suffering from a blocked nose. Blocked nasal passages will usually result in you opening your mouth to breathe, which in turn may cause snoring.
Peter could consider a nasal product, such as:
Which may help to open the nasal passages and ease snoring.
Richard frequently has to travel abroad because of his job. He's worried about embarrassing himself when he is asleep on planes or in his hotel. Travelling with liquids isn't ideal, so he wants something that will help to reduce his snoring, but will fit in with his lifestyle as well.
Richard could consider:
As none of these products are liquids so they are ideal for travellers.
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