Loud snoring can be a huge problem.
Actually, all snoring is a problem… but loud snoring tends to disrupt other people’s sleep as well, not just the sufferer’s own.
In fact, did you know that snoring, in some cases, can even hurt your sleeping partner just as much as it hurts you?
Yep. And in such cases, your sleeping partner may very well grow tired of the situation (literally and figuratively).
So, is there a way to fix loud snoring? Is there actually a way to stop this problem from impacting your ability to share a space with your partner? Is there a way to keep your partner’s snoring from completely disrupting your quality of rest?
These are all very relevant questions, and in this post, we are going to attempt to answer them.
Cure The Snoring, Or ‘Cheat’ The Problem?
The first question to ask yourself is this. Do you really want to ‘solve’ the snoring problem, or just ‘cheat’ the problem by doing something on your own to try to negate the annoyingly-loud noise?
By cheating, I mean something like wearing ear plugs. Ear plugs will not technically end the snoring problem – but they can take care of it by helping you to overcome the problem on your own.
Obviously, the only problem with this is that the snoring may still be going on. Plus, if it is too loud, it is quite possible that you will still hear it – and that it might not help to just attempt to block out the sound.
Plus, earplugs are not for everyone. Some people just do not see results with this sort of thing.
Sleeping in a different room is an option, but is that really an option that you want? A lot of couples prefer to sleep together – so it is possible that changing sleep locations is not something that you wish to do.
So, if you tend to fall on the ‘cure’ side of the solution pool, rather than the ‘cheat’ side, you are going to need some ammo. Here are a few ideas.
Curing (Or At Least Quieting) Snoring Is Possible… But You Have To Change Something
One thing that a lot of people do not realize is that you generally need to change something to stop snoring. Unfortunately, this is not usually a problem that you can solve quickly or easily (in most cases, at least).
So if you are going to try to fix your snoring problem, you are going to have to take action. And sometimes, this is the hardest part. You generally need to either change your habits, or at least make long-term changes to how you approach your snoring problem to see results… and this can be difficult if you are not motivated.
If you cannot get your partner on-board with such changes, then you might not have as much luck solving the problem. So having a real, honest conversation about how the snoring is affecting you could make all the difference.
With that being said, here are some possible options that you could explore for actually solving (or at least lessening) the problem.
Of course, you can also buy and use a stop-snoring device of some type… which can certainly be helpful, depending on the problem and on what type of device you actually get.
And if you are truly desperate and have no other ideas, you can try stop-snoring surgery. There are a number of surgery options available in Canada… and some of them have been shown to work quite well.
But the most important thing to remember is that you must be proactive about your snoring problem. If you keep doing the same thing, you will only see the same results… and if loud snoring is your issue, you can probably expect for it to continue to bother you until you make (and execute) some kind of a plan to fix it.