Snoring not only affects the quality of sleep but also incredibly annoying to your partner, so that can cause frustration and aggravate the situation. Taken from personal experience and recommendations of experts, there are lot of question such as how can i stop snoring tonight, here are 10 of self help techniques to stop snoring.
1. Try to sleep with sideways position.
The vibrating sounds of snoring during sleep comes from the throat and this is due to the presence of parts of the body that is obstructing the airway when you sleep on your back. Sleep position sideways can help prevent this.
If you are already accustomed to sleeping on your back, you can try using a pillow to hold your body back into position on your back, or you can use a tennis ball trick. This trick is essentially putting a tennis ball (or the like) on your back through Pajamas or t-shirts you so that when you return to the position on your back, you feel uncomfortable and get back to a position sideways.
2. Avoid drinking alcohol before bedtime
Excess alcohol consumption helps in relaxing the throat muscles and as a result you snoring easier. A general recommendation is to not drink alcoholic drinks 4-5 hour before going to bed. A glass of wine or beer is no problem, but excessive alcohol consumption can even make those who used no snoring be snoring.
3. Maintain a constant sleep schedule
Experts suggest that creating sleep patterns can help you sleep better and minimizes snoring. With simple words this means trying to sleep at the same time every night and make sure that you continue to earn 7-8 hours of sleep.
4. Stuffy nose
This is probably the most difficult step to follow. When you have a stuffy nose, you’re essentially breathing using mouth and cause you more snoring. The following is wont to do when we suffer from colds, but can also be used to address the problem of snoring:
- Use the stuffy nose medicine (after consultation with your doctor or pharmacist).
- A hot shower and use a few drops of eucalyptus in water to help you breathe better and open up your nasal.
- Inhale the vapors over a pan with boiling water.
- Eat hot chicken soup.