Health and wellness: What causes snoring and solutions

On this week’s health and Wellness we focus on something very frustrating to many, the noisy breathing during sleep, snoring.

Snoring is a common problem among all ages and both genders.

According to Dr Green when you fall asleep the muscles of your throat relaxes and your throat becomes narrow and ‘floppy’, when you breathe the walls of your throat begin to vibrate causing snoring sounds.

What causes snoring

Being overweight
Sleeping posture
Smoking and alcohol consumption
Nasal problems

How to Stop Snoring

Avoid caffeine and heavy meals
Sleep on your side
Keep bedroom air moist Reposition and use good pillows Drink water regularly


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