Snoring is a common problem that affects over 37 million Americans each night. We have all been in a room with a snorer, trying to get some much needed rest, and are forced to listen to loud noises coming from their nasal cavity. If your partner is a snorer, you know all too well the frustrations that come from the snoring. As a snorer myself, I have heard the stories my loved one have shared with me the next morning. They are forced to flee the bedroom to escape my grizzly like tones.
If you have been in this situation, you know how frustrating it can be for both people trying to get rest. If you are bothered by your partner's snoring you are constantly trying to move them off their back and onto their side. If you snore you probably been kicked or pushed in order for you to keep quiet. Needless to say, no one gets a good night sleep when there is a snorer in the room.
How Can Positional Sleep Therapy Help?
Snoring can be symptoms of larger problems such as Obstructive sleep apnea. However in many cases it can be a simple fix. If you get your bed partner to sleep on their side, it may greatly reduce their snoring. This sleep strategy is called positional sleep therapy. There have been many sleep studies conducted with patients who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea. Researches have found that when a patient sleeps on their side, obstructive events are greatly reduced.
Let slumberBUMP Do The Heavy Lifting
If your bed partner snores, help them get a good night sleep with the slumberBUMP. The slumberBUMP is a positional sleep trainer that helps keep your loved one sleeping on their side. It is comfortable sleep positional belt that is worn just below the chest and is attached by an easy to use velcro system. The slumberBUMP comes in 3 different sizes. Medium, Large and Extra Large. It is also offered in a one-size-fits-all model. Once your loved one is fitted with a slumberBUMP, there will be no more late night pushing, pulling, or kicking. They will sleep comfortably on their side.
What if Positional Sleep Therapy Isn't Enough?
Positional sleep therapy may not work for everyone. In cases of severe sleep apnea, the patent may need to use a CPAP machine or be fitted with a oral sleep appliance. These methods are effective treatments for Sleep Apnea. However, using a positional sleep device is the first step in finding a solution to your loved ones snoring. Give it a try.