https://www.whywesnore.com Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:48:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=328 Can Mouth and Throat Exercises Stop Snoring?https://www.whywesnore.com/can-mouth-and-throat-exercises-stop-snoring/ https://www.whywesnore.com/can-mouth-and-throat-exercises-stop-snoring/#comments Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:42:53 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2231 We’ve talked before about how various activities that might be strengthening your mouth and throat muscles could help control sleep apnea or snoring. The evidence for sleep apnea treatment is relatively weak for wind instruments as well as singing. However, for snoring there seems to be a growing amount of evidence that exercising the muscles […]

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Sleep Apnea and Type 1 Diabeteshttps://www.whywesnore.com/sleep-apnea-and-type-1-diabetes/ https://www.whywesnore.com/sleep-apnea-and-type-1-diabetes/#comments Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:31:57 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2222 It is well established that sleep apnea is strongly associated with type 2 diabetes. In fact, it’s likely that sleep apnea disrupts the body’s regulatory mechanisms, contributing to type 2 diabetes. If sleep apnea isn’t a direct cause of type 2 diabetes, it can make it more severe and can contribute to the damage your […]

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Are Oral Appliances Effective?https://www.whywesnore.com/are-oral-appliances-ineffective/ https://www.whywesnore.com/are-oral-appliances-ineffective/#comments Wed, 10 Jun 2015 17:12:09 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2207 A new study was published last week looking at the effectiveness of oral appliances in treating mild to moderate sleep apnea. The study actually showed that oral appliances were good at treating sleep apnea, but that’s not the story that many media outlets are promoting. So let’s take a moment to look at what this […]

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Maybe Your Life Isn’t as Boring as You Thinkhttps://www.whywesnore.com/maybe-your-life-isnt-as-boring-as-you-think/ https://www.whywesnore.com/maybe-your-life-isnt-as-boring-as-you-think/#comments Wed, 03 Jun 2015 15:23:30 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2183 Remember when life was exciting? You enjoyed life every day, and there were so many great things in it. You had an interesting job. You had friends you loved to hang out with. You had a thrilling love life. And you had dreams about the future. But now it seems like everything is changed, and […]

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Can “Sleep in a Bottle” Help You Get Rest?https://www.whywesnore.com/can-sleep-in-a-bottle-help-you-get-rest/ https://www.whywesnore.com/can-sleep-in-a-bottle-help-you-get-rest/#comments Wed, 27 May 2015 16:17:17 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2176 If you find yourself feeling sleepy during the day or waking up unrested, you might be tempted to try an over-the-counter sleep aid. These herbal formulations promise to help you get a good night’s rest, but can they really help? The evidence is spotty about the effectiveness of these sleep aids, but let’s see what […]

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