People that snore are often the subject of many light-hearted jokes, but snoring can be a very serious issue. It’s a surprisingly common sleep problem, so you shouldn’t feel alone if you or your partner snore. According to the National Sleep Foundation, about 37 million Americans snore regularly, and a total of 90 million deal with snoring on some level. Snoring can be a source of frustration, building tension between couples or irritation with yourself for being seemingly unable to achieve a good night’s sleep. However, there are options for the treatment of snoring and hope for even the most chronic snorers.
Causes of Snoring
Snoring is caused by a narrowing of the trachea (your windpipe), resulting from relaxed muscles during deep sleep. This narrowing can lead to diminished airflow, and a vibrating of the uvula and soft palate tissues. Hence, the loud sound of snoring.
Symptoms of Snoring
A snoring problem has one very obvious symptom: snoring. However, you can experience other symptoms as well, ones that you don’t realize correlate to nightly snoring. For example, waking with a dry, sore throat, feeling unrested, and repetitive nighttime wakings are very common problems suffered by people who snore.
How to Fix a Snoring Problem
Snoring can have a big impact on your quality of life, but the good news is, you can take steps to fix it:
- Make sure you’re using a quality pillow and mattress that provides proper alignment and support.
- Sleep on your side or stomach, rather than your back.
- If you’re overweight, losing weight will help improve snoring.
- Avoid alcohol and heavy meals close to your bedtime.
- Resolve respiratory or allergy problems, which can lead to inflamed airways and snoring.
At MATTRESS360, our professional team and high-quality sleep products have helped many of our customers achieve freedom from chronic snoring. Investing in a good night’s sleep doesn’t have to be expensive; MATTRESS 360 offers the best mattress prices in Glendale, AZ, and the greater Phoenix area so that you can afford to get what you need to improve your sleep health.
Our team is more than happy to discuss the products that are right for you, provide you with a quote, or give you information about our easy financing options. If you’re searching for a way to eliminate your snoring problem, help your partner treat their snoring, or simply want to learn more about how high-quality mattress and pillows can change your sleeping habits, we invite you to visit our Glendale showroom today.
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