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CPAP Machine: Ensuring Positive Airway Pressure to Stop Snoring

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Apex XT Fit, one of the smallest CPAP machines in the marketSnoring is sometimes an infrequent or innocuous event. Often, however, it is a chronic problem affecting the amount and quality of sleep (this be true for the sleep partner, also) and millions of people are searching for the way to stop snoring. It often occurs in sleep apnea, which can be a serious medical problem, this is where a CPAP machine can help.

While some people ignore snoring, and others may seek out surgery to correct the problem, some kind of device to maintain positive airway pressure (PAP) is a common solution. The pressurized air of PAP helps keep a space between the tongue and pharynx, and may also keep other parts of the air pathways (such as the alveoli and bronchioles (The lack of space between the tongue and pharynx is a major cause of snoring).

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Facts about snoring, its diagnosis and treatment

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Snoring like any other sound is always caused by vibrations. It is caused due to vibrations of nose and throat tissues that are not meant to vibrate by nature. It is due to the result of turbulent airflow causing those tissues to vibrate during sleep.

Studies show that around 45 per cent males and 30 per cent females snore regularly. There are many people who do not snore regularly, do snore when they are drunk or during illness and sometime while under medication.

No clear relation has been found to body weight and snoring. Some time a thin lady may snore more loudly than a very fat man or vice versa. Usually people tend to snore more as they grow older.
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The Best Anti-Snoring Devices Out There

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Listening to a person snoring can be funny on occasion, provided you aren’t living with them! Living with members of the family or loved ones that snore can become quite annoying, especially if you cannot get several good nights of sleep because of it. If you are one of those unlucky few who wake up to sounds like truck engines, then consider some of these anti-snoring solutions.

What follows is a list of thoughtful anti-snoring devices that you could try in order to prevent your loved ones from snoring and finally get some much needed sleep:

CPAP Machines

These are compact devices consisting of the air pump and a face mask or a nasal pillow. Their principle of operation is by providing a positive air pressure that helps keep sufficient space between pharynx and tongue of a sleeping person (a lack of space there is the main reason that the snoring occurs) and thus helping to stop snoring.

Anti-snoring pillow

One main cause of snoring can be linked directly to the person’s sleeping position. In cases where the person sleeps at an awkward angle, his air passage stretches and tightens, which makes the passage of air in and out of the lungs much more difficult. In cases such as this, special pillows that correct posture and help relax the airways can be purchased to make your night just that much quieter.

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