Snoring is definitely a sleeping disorder which may cause another person with you to have sleeping problems, Health problems can arise as a result of lack of sleep. Snoring is definitely a sleep disorder. It is advisable to see a doctor that specializes in sleep disorder. What the doctor can do is to recommend further testing at a sleep clinic or he may prescribe sleep or snoring remedies that you can try.
Snoring aids are all over and is available in stores. Chin straps, chin cushions, medical tape jaw supporters, chin up strips, nasal strips, nasal clips, nasal brace, nasal decongestants, and oral products that help keep your airway clear, are just some of the many products available to help remedy your snoring problem.
Sleep apnea is a sleeping condition where a person stops breathing because there is an obstruction in the air passage way. What doctors recommend to keep your airway free from obstruction is a CPAP device or a device for continuous positive airway pressure, that push air into your airway. Doctors also recommend sleeping on your side with a pillow to elevate your head.
You can also get a device called a snore stopper which can be worn on your wrist. This device works by sending small pulses every time you snore so that you can adjust your position. In order to keep your head elevated, you can put blocks underneath the head of your mattress. Sleeping on your side can be difficult for you, but with a sleep positioner, it will make it easier for you.
If you want to clear your passage of congestion, you can breath in steam, use a room humidifier, or try nasal strips.
You can also take calcium with magnesium to enhance your sleep. There are also herbal sleep aid remedies that you can take like wild lettuce, passion flower extract, hops, chamomile capsules, teas or tincture to reduce stress, and relieve headaches. If you have problems falling asleep, try putting lavender or hops inside your pillows.
There are many other supplements that can remedy your sleep problems. Melatonin helps control your sleep cycle. The valerian herb acts like valium and is not addictive. Green tea can help you sleep deeper because it contains L-theanine which is an amino acid; you can also take 5-HTP which is like melatonin but also helps with depression and anxiety.
If you take certain types of food it can help treat your sleep disorders. Foods containing tryptophan are good to help induce sleep; some of these foods are those rich in carbohydrates, cheese, nuts, beans, and many more. Joint and muscle pain, depression and learning difficulties can be experienced if you take tryptophan as a supplement.