Understanding Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea is a condition in which an individual experiences one or more pauses in breathing during sleep. These pauses can last anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes, and they may occur as often as 30 times (or more) per hour. When your breathing stops or becomes shallower, you are pulled from deep and restful sleep into a light sleep. As a result, your overall quality of sleep for the night is poor – this leaves you feeling tired and sleepy during the day. Other symptoms of sleep apnea may include morning headaches, memory problems, difficulty concentrating, and irritability or mood swings.
Using a CPAP Machine One of the most common treatments for sleep apnea is the CPAP machine – a continuous positive airway pressure machine. These machines consist of a mask that goes over your mouth and nose that delivers a constant stream of compressed air to keep your airway open. This helps prevent pauses in breathing – it also helps reduce the loud snoring that often accompanies sleep apnea.
The trouble with CPAP machines is that they are large and cumbersome; they can also be very uncomfortable to wear. It can take weeks for you to adjust to sleeping with a CPAP machine, and some patients never fully adjust, which leaves them getting the same poor quality of sleep that they got before treatment. Other side effects of using a CPAP machine may include congestion, rhinitis, bronchitis, and ear pain.
A better solution for snoring If you suffer from sleep apnea and snoring is a big problem for you, do not feel like a CPAP machine is your only option. The Good Morning Snore Solution® is a stop-snoring device that works like a mouthpiece to hold your jaw in place. Using tongue displacement technology, the Good Morning Snore Solution® keeps your airway open, which will comfortably and gently solve your snoring problem. This stop-snoring device fits inside your mouth, unlike a CPAP machine, so you can still sleep in whatever position you find comfortable. It may take a few tries for you to get used to the device, but, once you do, you will enjoy a calm and restful night of sleep, and so will your partner.
Snoring is a common problem that not only disrupts your bed partner, but also can lead to an unrestful night of sleep for you as well. With the Good Morning Snore Solution®, you can comfortably and gently solve your snoring problem for a better night’s sleep for everyone involved.