Snoring is a disorder that can have serious social and medical consequences and even can create marriage problems. It is a common problem that affects 25% of the female and 40% of the male population in Australia. This is especially true for older people. About 1/3 of people in the age range of 55 to 84, snore. Also, 75% of people who snore suffer from sleep apnea, a problem that increases the risk of developing heart problems, thus needs to be treated. To prevent snoring, there are various very effective anti snoring devices you can choose from.
Mandibular Advancement Splint – These anti snoring devices are one of the three medically approved and proven methods for preventing snoring and moderate sleep apnea problems. They are recommended by dentist, doctors and sleep apnea disorder clinics. The mandibular advancement device (MAD), also know as the mandibular advancement splint (MAS), opens the airway and helps breathe freely during the night. These anti snoring devices have been used since 1998 and cost about ten to forty times less than other similar anti snoring devices.
Sleep Apnea Mouthpiece – These anti snoring devices minimize the negative effects of sleep apnea. They are designed to hold the jaw in the right position and to keep the airway open during sleep. They can be adjusted according to your needs, what makes them preferred by many. A doctor who is a specialist in this field, will design the sleep apnea mouthpiece by using the mold of your jaw. This anti snoring device also is easy to wear, and is quite useful if you travel a lot. Beside preventing snoring, the sleep apnea mouthpiece also prevents teeth damage.
Snoring Chin Straps – The chin straps are effective anti snoring devices, tested and designed clinically to help individuals who suffer from severe snoring. They are lightweight and very comfortable what makes them easy to wear during the night. They are very useful because they hold your chin without causing pressure. These anti snoring devices control the mouth movement and allow breathing through the nose and contribute towards quality sleep.