Finally the secret is out; the mystery of why you seem to be the only well-rested one in your household has been finally solved! You snore really loudly, and you make sleeping impossible to anyone within hearing distance from you. Now you have to make a choice, move out of the house or buy something to help reduce or completely take away your snoring. Of course you choose the latter, though snoring is known to be one of the highest if not highest ranking medical reason for divorce, it is still a silly reason to break up a family. Which one is the best though, which is practical and best suited for you? Here we talk about what is the best device to buy to solve your snoring problem.
It all really falls down to the option between two kinds, CPAP or Mouthpieces, both have their pros and cons and choosing one might completely depend on why you snore.
If you were diagnosed with Sleep Apnea, specifically obstructive sleep apnea, as the main reason you are snoring, it might be best to get a CPAP there are other devices that work well read this my snoring solution review to learn more about chinstraps and how they can aid your snoring problem. Sleep apnea is a condition where you experience moments where you stop breathing while sleeping, this could due to a blockage or the collapse of your airway. CPAP machines use pressure to allow air to enter the narrowed airway, this allows you to breathe better during sleep and ease snoring. An effective way to manage sleep apnea and snoring, the device is preferable who have the condition. Though, if you don’t have sleep apnea you might not really need this machine at all. Aside from being restrictive due to wearing a mask hooked on to a small portable machine, there are several side effects that you would need not to suffer if you don’t have the sleep disorder. Side effects such as Sore mouth due to dryness, Irritation at the bridge of the nose, stomach bloating and chess muscle discomfort.
If your Obstructive Sleep Apnea is mild or non-existent, you may opt for a Mouthpiece. Devices that are fitted by dentists and orthodontist to fit perfectly to the individual, it is often used for mild cases of sleep apnea. There are two types of Mouthpieces; one is known as MAD or Mandibular advancement device; which is used as something like a brace that helps position your jaw for better airflow through your throat to be possible. Another type is the Tongue Retaining Device, which adjust the position of your tongue, holding it in place, keeping the airway open.
Depending on the severity of your condition and the cause of your snoring, any of these devices are viable choices for your snoring problem.