Interested in raising awareness but not sure how to start?
This awesome webinar, “Translating the Patient Story into Action” is the perfect place to start!
Hosted by the Society for Participatory Medicine, this webinar features a few different perspectives on raising your voice in the healthcare space. I was honored to be included and really enjoyed putting together my 10-minute section – including highlighting one of my fav books, Made to Stickand a few practical tips from Project Sleep’s Rising Voices of Narcolepsy program.
Sleep is vital to a person’s optimal health. The body does so much for us during the day that it needs the time to rest and recuperate at night. Sleep does that for us but not all the time people can sleep soundly at night and allow their bodies to recharge in preparation for the new day. Snoring is often the major culprit why sleeping evades you. If you are the snorer yourself, you may not notice this since you are asleep but you usually feel tired upon arising as if sleeping wasn’t able to offer any reprieve to your tired body from the previous night.
To the unfortunate sleeping partner who has to endure the loud snoring, it may mean long hours of tossing and turning because you are unable to sleep a wink from the annoying snoring of your partner. Understanding partners may endure and help the snoring partner look for solutions but many will also turn their back as constantly losing sleep also takes its toll on their health and sanity.
You may have tried traditional snoring remedies by now but found them not working for you, you can try unusual snoring solutions like a chin strap to keep your mouth shut while you are asleep.
For light sleepers, sharing the bed with a snorer is a serious problem. And the snorer may not be having much fun either; snoring can be the byproduct of sleep apnea, heart problems, and other health concerns.
The Anti-Snoring Jaw Strap, which is on sale for $12.99, offers a simple, potentially relationship-saving solution for everyone involved. The snorer wears this comfortable, breathable neoprene strap, which supports their chin and keeps the mouth closed during sleep.
This minimizes mouth breathing and the subsequent rattling of the tongue and soft palate that creates those earth-shaking, dream-shattering snores that drive the whole family insane. It can even provide relief for bruxism (aka, teeth grinding) and TMJ pain.