Your Sleep Position May Be Costing You
Maybe you’re a stomach sleeper — or you curl up into a little ball. Perhaps, reclining on your back provides the best sleep. Well, it might be time to flip over to your side.
Studies have shown body position plays a critical role for snorers and can often make the difference between a good night’s rest or not.
Lying flat on the back often makes snoring worse, regardless of why or how badly you snore. Back-sleeping causes the tongue to collapse into the airway, which obstructs breathing and creates those not-so-adorable snoring noises. If you move to your side, it keeps the airway open and allows you to breathe freely.
These studies have brought to light something very exciting – that a simple change in your sleeping behavior can intervene and perhaps stop snoring altogether.
Give side-sleeping a try. For many people it is the easiest, least expensive and most affordable defense against snoring.