Can My Partner's Snoring Affect My Health?

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Your partner's snoring can absolutely affect your health. First of all, we know that if you're lying next to a snoring bed partner, you can be losing upto an hour worth of sleep a night and that has a lot to do with the quantity of sleep that you're getting but not only that, when listening to a snoring bed partner can keep you awake or wake you up in the middle of the night and that can affect your quality sleep.

Here are a few quick tips on what to do if you got a snoring bed partner. I always tell people decongest for better rest. So any type of nasal congestion that might be going on can certainly have a major effect on that snores snoring. So you want to try anti hist means maybe at night or some type of a sailing wash, like a neti pot to get all the stuff out of your sinuses.

That will certainly help open up that area, reduce that snoring. Between a 5% and a 10% weight loss will absolutely help with snoring, and that's not a lot of weight, so a lot of times people think, oh, I've got to lose a ton of weight in order to make this happen, you really don't, just somewhere between 5% and 10%.

Final tip which is a really easy one is take a tennis ball, put it inside the leg of a pair of panty hose, clip the end and then tie it to the back of the snorer's pajamas. This forces that snorer to sleep on their side because they can't lie on their back on top of the tennis ball, and that can help quite a bit because it takes gravity out the equation, opening up the airway and making for better rest.