How to Get Rid Of Snoring Through Exercises

July 29, 2009 by  
Filed under Snoring

Snoring is a worldwide problem. There are many solutions available to get rid of snoring problems and these include pills, pillows, diets, dentures, gadgets, games, and finally surgery if nothing else works. But surgeries are invasive, painful, expensive and unsuccessful many a times.

When the airways of the respiratory system are choked because of infection or inflammation, or constricted because of flopping muscles resulting from age, sleep position, genetic factors or gender, a noise ensues when air passes through, called snoring. One of the factors responsible for snoring is also muscle mass and fat accumulation around the neck.

More and more people are leading sedentary lives. Lack of time or more work pressure is forcing such a life. We have gadgets to take care of quite a lot of physical work. Food intake has also increased by way of improved and increased means of availability. Of course, to some it is plain lack of will power to do some workout exercises. As a result many people are becoming obese or overweight.

This calls for the need to find snoring solutions. There is so much talk about exercises being able to cure so many ailments, ailments which have outwitted the medical advancements, medical professionals and medical practices. So, can exercises cure snoring?

Exercise helps reduce the excess fat stored in the body. Exercises increase metabolism and cuts down on further excess fat in the body. They also help tone the muscles of the body. When exercises bring down the fat deposits around the neck, maintains the neck fat free, tones the muscles around the throat making it less flabby and less floppy, then snoring is controlled.

There are some exercises which are simple to include in your daily routine without deviating much. There is a very good saying about exercises – run when you can, do not stand; stand when you can, do not sit; sit when you can, do not lie down. Therefore, simple changes like walking to your office instead of taking the vehicle, or taking the vehicle up to a point and walking thereafter, not using the lift but climbing up the stairs, can help.

Then there are those who would like to go to the gym and workout with others rather than in isolation. Some might like swimming as an exercise. Some may go horse riding. Some like dancing. Whatever the mode of exercise, it is important to check with your physician first, especially if you are suffering from other ailments. The duration and intensity of exercise should be gradually increased as you exercise more.

Including exercises in your daily routine will provide many health benefits. Snoring could be just one of them.