Anti Snoring Device
Snoring and daytime sleepiness
Don't let it ruin your life
Snoring is caused by partial closure of your airway during sleep due to rlaxation of the muscles in your neck. The soft tissue then vibrtaes to cause the sound of snoring.
Why does it happen ?
Physiology - some of us are more likely to snore due to our physiology
Sex - men tend to put on upper body weight and therefore have more soft tissue around the neck, making men more prone to snoring.
Weight - being overweight will mean you have more soft tissue around your neck increasing your chances of snoring
Age - as we age our muscles become weaker and this can lead to weaker throat muscles.
Lifestyle - drinking alcohol or taking sleeping tablets can relax the muscles in the throat and neck.
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
Some snorers "Stop Snoring" and also "Stop Breathing" only to start Snoring and Breathing again a few seconds later often accompained by a choke or gasp or snort - this is indicative of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA).
Everytime we stop breathing, known asApnoea, our body is starved of oxygen. Our brain instructs our body to partiallty awaken by releasing adrenaline. Most OSA victims have no recollection of this all night life-and-death struggle for oxygen. OSA prevents it's sufferers of restfull sleep leaving them tired, sleepy and exhausted during the day as well as contributing to many other health problems.
Snoring has an immense impact on the health and quality of life for the snorer, their partner and family. The lack of sleep caused b snoring has wide reaching effects such as
In addition snoring and particularly OSA contribute to other serious health and lifestyle issues.
Sleepwell device to treat snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea