Natural Steps to Slow or Stop Snoring

Nov 30, 2023
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No shame here... Snoring is a common issue that can tempered, if not fully treated, over time and with the correct resources customized to one's schedule, body, and habits. Read on for more information!


Do you snore? 

There's no shame, here! 

Try these five natural remedies to help silence the snoring and ensure sweet dreams for everyone involved! 

- Positional Therapy: Did you know that the way you sleep can impact snoring? Elevating your head with an extra pillow or adjusting your sleeping position might reduce snoring by keeping airways open. It's a simple tweak with the potential for sound sleep. 

- Throat Exercises (Yes, Really!): Strengthening the muscles in your throat can make a significant difference. Try incorporating exercises like tongue slides or singing regularly. These exercises help tone the muscles, reducing the likelihood of snoring. 

- Nasal Strips and Saline Sprays: Enhance nasal breathing to minimize snoring. Nasal strips work by physically widening nasal passages, while saline sprays can reduce congestion and keep airways clear. Breathe easy, and snore less! 

-Humidify Your Sleep Space: Dry air can irritate the tissues in your throat and contribute to snoring. Adding a humidifier in your bedroom can keep the air moist, reducing the chances of snoring and promoting overall respiratory health. 

- Herbal Allies - Peppermint and Eucalyptus: Harness the power of nature! Essential oils like peppermint and eucalyptus have decongestant properties. A few drops on your pillow or in a diffuser can help open up airways, making it easier to breathe and reducing snoring. 

Remember, individual responses vary, and it's always a good idea to consult with a healthcare professional. These natural remedies can complement a holistic approach to snore-free slumber. Sweet dreams, everyone!  

If you have any questions about this or would like more personal guidance on the subject; please feel free to book a consultation with us. We'd be more than happy to assist you!

Be well!

Dr. Horowitz and Team