Changing the Sleeping Environment

removing airborne pollutants such as allergens, pollen, mold, smoke, pet dander, dust, and other airborne irritants can help stop snoring
removing airborne pollutants such as allergens, pollen, mold, smoke, dust, and other  irritants can help stop snoring

When it comes to snoring, many people consider it to be just a casual problem that it is not so serious. But actually, to those who are experiencing it, snoring can be a nightmare and it is considered very much a severe sleeping disorder. The things that the snorer should focus more on are the sleeping environment and also the sleeping position.

Best ways to stop snoring

The sleeping environment

Many people are not really aware of this, but the room that the snorer sleeps in actually plays a major role in the process. This is something that would come as a very big surprise to many people, because most of us are thoroughly convinced that snoring can only be cause by drinking, taking pills, and eating certain foods and of course, inheriting a genetic predisposition for it.

Regardless of what most people are thinking, it is a fact that the place one sleeps has a major influence on the snoring process.

A dry room

Let’s take a room that is very dry. A dry room generally leads to the drying of the nasal airways which will get congested while exposed to these conditions. This will cause the person sleeping to start snoring. It is imperative to acknowledge this problem and if this is the case with your room, you should immediately buy a dehumidifier and test and see if there is any difference (you will have to ask your partner or just record yourself while you are sleeping).

removing airborne irritants can help stop snoring
removing airborne irritants can help stop snoring


Another solution for your snoring problem is to buy an Ionizer. These will be emitting negative ions which will have the effect of having the air cleaned (you can easily compare them with the rain). This can definitely yield some good results and you’ll see that your snoring condition will be alleviated.

You should also consider making your room darker.

If there is a lot of noise coming in from outside, reduce the noise somehow by either soundproofing your room or if it’s possible, buying a house somewhere else. People that are dealing with noise while they are trying to sleep will be more stressed and this can also cause snoring to appear.

The sleeping position

There have been a lot of people who have been dealing with snoring and tried to set something under their chins. Some tied something around their head that would hold their chin, others used a pillow, while some people just happened to find out that a sock can also be a good solution. What this does, is help in firming the muscles of the neck, due to the fact that there will be less loose skin, the snoring will be greatly affected in a positive way (reduced).

There are also people who are snoring through their mouth. A solution for such people would be to try and sleep on their sides and try the snoring chin strap.

Even though it might not be a viable solution for some, it generally yields some good results.

Try changing your sleeping environment using these suggestions to help you find the best way to stop snoring. Soon your partner will finally sleep unhindered and be very thankful.

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