Stretch It Out: Exercise to Make Your Snoring Stop

By: omilana
Snoring is the act of breathing through the open mouth in such a way as to cause a vibration of the uvula and soft palate, thus giving rise to a sound which may vary from a soft noise to a loud unpleasant sound. This most commonly occurs during sleep.

Stress seems to still knock on your doorstep during unholy hours "your sleep". It can be very frustrating!, and not only for you but people around you as well.

Most people think that they may be free of stress once they close their eyes and rest to sleep. What most individuals do not anticipate is that they acquire more stress during sleep if they snore.

"Stress (roughly the opposite of relaxation) is a medical term for a wide range of strong external stimuli, both physiological and psychological, which can cause a physiological response called the general adaptation syndrome, first described in 1936 by Hans Selye in the journal Nature."

Snore causes stress. To lessen stress in your life, you need to work on factors which drive you to be anxious. One way is to make snoring stop. Studies show that exercise helps a lot to make snoring stop.

Exercise can be categorized into two. The first one is termed as "general exercise" and the second category is known as "focused exercise."

General Exercise

Obesity is one of the many causes of snoring. Thus, you need to lose weight to put an end to snoring. You can lose weight through exercising. Some of the common general exercises are brisk walking, jogging, swimming, cycling, and jumping rope.

You do not need to push yourself to exercise. It is important to precondition your mind as well as your physical state. By doing so, you are more prepared to undertake your preferred exercise.

General exercises should be performed at least three to five days per week with a minimum of a thirty-minute exercise every session.

Focused Exercise

This type of exercise focuses on a certain body part which needs utmost concentration. To stop snoring, you need to exercise body parts such as the throat, tongue and jaw.

Once the said areas of the upper body are exercised your air passageway is most likely be unblocked hence you will have normal breathing which can lessen snoring or to some extent prevent you from snoring.

Do not let snore add up to the many stresses in your life. Act now by exercising.
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