Babies and pregnancy can cause a lot of things for both women and men. Some things that come to mind are joy, pride, and excitement. However, many pregnant women find themselves snoring by their third trimester. Is pregnancy the culprit? If so, could it have a negative impact on the health of the baby as well as the woman? Keep reading to find out. How Pregnancy Causes Snoring It’s no secret that pregnancy makes you gain weight. Some women gain more weight than others, but all women gain weight during this time nonetheless. You may not be overweight, especially considering the circumstances, but you are heavier than what your body is used to. This can essentially give you some of the same problems that someone who is overweight might have. Snoring is one of those problems. Let me explain.
You may already know that mucus and snoring can be related. Not all snoring causes go back to mucus, but sometimes it does contribute to the problem. The good news is that it’s usually easy to tell when mucus may be the issue and there are also plenty of simple solutions available. In fact, you probably already have most of them in your home. Anything that takes up space in your airway can make you snore. Anytime your airway is not open completely snoring becomes more likely. If you have too much mucus it can build up and obstruct the airway. It can have an effect similar to inflammation caused by allergies. It just takes up space and that is never a good thing. Times Mucus May Be the Problem Some of the times when mucus is at the center of the issue are easy to recognize. Other times it i
Snoring can be a tricky subject. Believe me, I know. It seems so simple, but like most things that appear simple, the harder you look the more there is to see. To help you get as much from the information on this site as possible, you need to know what snoring is and why it happens. Just like a doctor before surgery, you should know what’s waiting for you before you just dive right in. What Snoring Is and Is Not Snoring is not just a sound some people make when they sleep. If that were the case it would be nothing more than an inconvenience. However, what snoring really is, is a health risk. Before I give you all the health details, I do want to mention one thing. When someone is snoring, whether it’s me, you, or your great aunt Sue, it is not a sign of high quality sleep. If you are snori
It’s the little things that count — especially when it comes to the habits that are cutting into your sleep. Tweak them, and you can wake up more refreshed tomorrow. “All the little bit betters can add up to more satisfying sleep,” W. Chris Winter, MD, author of The Sleep Solution, told Fox News. Here […] The post Sleep Issues? Here are Six Possible Reasons For Your Lack of Shuteye appeared first on CPAP America.
Can a PAP unit cause TMJ? CPAPClinic investigates. Did you know the strongest muscles on your body sre the the Temporalis, Masseter and Pterygoid? These muscles are responsible for chewing. And they are the most reliable of muscles on the human body. However, these muscles can be injured, and healed. Before we discuss this, here’s […] The post Can a PAP unit cause TMJ? CPAPClinic investigates. appeared first on CPAP Clinic - Snoring Solutions & Sleep Apnea Blog.
Are you concerned that you may have a deviated septum? The condition can be confusing to figure out, but it is relatively easy to diagnose. If you want to learn more about the basics of a deviated septum, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we’ve put together a brief guide to help you better understand some deviated septum causes and symptoms. What is a Deviated Septum? First of all, it is helpful to understand exactly what a deviated septum is in order to better understand its causes. Inside the nose, there is a piece of cartilage that separates one nostril from the other. This is called the septum. Usually, it is straight down the middle of the nose, making both nasal passages equal in size. In the case of a deviated septum, however, the septum does not go straight down th...
If you are looking for tips and solutions on how to stop snoring naturally while sleeping then you are at the right place. You see, I use to think that I NEVER snore at nights. Well, that’s until my wife recorded me with her iPhone after I kept her up all night. Horrible I know! Unfortunately I am not the only one that snores! Research has estimated that at least 45% of the adult population snore at least occasionally. So if you or your partner snore, you are not alone. The good news though is that whether you are a chronic snorer or just someone who snores occasionally, there are a few anti-snoring treatments that you can use to stop snoring naturally starting tonight. But What Is Snoring Really? Snoring is the hoarse and raucous sound that is produced when your breathing is partia...
Of my three boys (ages 18, 15 and 9), only the youngest has major food allergies. He is sensitive to all nuts, milk, soy, tropical fruits, and gluten. In addition, it seems like every other of his classmates have not only similar issues, but various other health problems that are endemic in our young children today. We fed all three boys the same way. So what’s the difference? In preparing for my recent talk at the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics, I came across a research article detailing the high cost of pesticides and herbicides in leading to human and animal disease. In particular the researchers argue that the dramatic rise in the use of the herbicide and weed-killer glyphosate over the past 20 years may have led to facial skeletal changes in white-tailed deer in Montana