Lying on a bed, thinking of the day's activities and finally, thanking God for all the day's blessings; and now, it's time to go to sleep. Your eyelid slowly closes, and you find yourself drifting to a deep sleep when you're jolted out of your bed only to hear the sound of terrible snoring.
Now, you're wide awake and all you can hear are the cries of insects at night and that horrible snoring. What a terrific way to spend your sleep at night. Most couples are that way. Snoring is probably the most known cause of major marital strife. But instead of cursing your loved one, why not start encouraging him/her to get medical help. The snoring is not only harmful to the one who actually puts up with the noise every night, but also to the snorer as well.
Some people refuse to get medical help because their primary reason is the cost of the treatment. Yes, treating people who snores are quite expensive, but this doesn't mean though that you have no other choices. In fact, there are a lot of home remedies which you can choose from. The best, and yet the most difficult of all snoring remedies, is changing your lifestyle for much better habits in life.
The first thing is to lose unwanted weight. Most people who are considered fat have fats stored in their throat and neck regions. These fats collapse your throat making your snoring even louder. Eating heavy meals at night is not advisable because it can also cause snoring. Sleeping pills and alcohol are also known to cause snoring among individuals that causes the muscles in your mouth's back to relax. Smoking is another habit that you should get rid of. All this things are part of your unhealthy lifestyle. Perhaps now you will have an idea what your lifestyle is doing to your family life.
Another home snoring remedy is to sleep at your side or your stomach. If you have a companion, more often than not, he/she will be glad to help you to roll back just in case you shift your sleeping position. For a couple to get a good night sleep, the 'give and take' relationship is still needed. You will help the other in staying in his sleeping position while you will be rid of any snoring noise.
Another home remedy is to elevate the snorer's heads while sleeping. Using too many pillows to elevate the head is not advisable because it can only worsen the snoring. Instead, you are required to use a flat pillow against an entirely elevated head-side of the bed. The elevation should be about four to six inches. Watch out for symptoms of sleep apnea. If your bed mate exhibits frequent cessation of breathing while he sleeps, then that is a danger sign. You now have a harmful disorder, which requires medical attention. Home remedies are good, especially if you can't afford expensive treatments. If you can do all these home remedies effectively, perhaps you don't need to spend a lot of money in treating that horrible snore.
You're not alone in your sleeplessness problem. There are many people out there who are in the same situation. Try the home remedies and get rid of that horrible snore.