Saturday, September 20, 2008

How To Stop Snoring Now

Learn how to stop snoring. Are you driving your spouse insane with your snoring, or is your partner doing that to you? If so, you’re not alone. About 40% females and 60% males snore once in a while. And 23 out of every hundred people suffer horrible from constant snoring.

The problem isn't just the irritation of staying awake the whole night or waking up from a spouse's elbow over and over again. Not getting enough rest is simple life threatening.

If you drive a car or cross a street, for example, you’ve to have full attention and energy.

Your health and your partners health is also in danger from snoring. Heart attack, nerves breakdown and stroke are only three examples of condition effected by snoring and lack of sleep. Not to mention that bad snoring can be indication of even more serious condition called sleep apnea.

But most likely you are aware of this and have tried several things to cure the snoring, with very limited success.

To be able to cure your snoring, you must know what causes it.

Snoring is always caused by some kind of blockage in the breathing passage.

The noise becomes really bad when the soft palate (a flexible part of the back of the roof of the mouth) also begins to vibrate. Sometimes, if the soft palate is weak, then the tip of it will bang down on the tongue (which may be dropping into the throat at the same time) like a bongo drum.

It can be very complicated to cure snoring despite the fact, it only has one main cause. The reason is that the blocks vary so much. And what’s worse, most people have more than one type of block, causing their snoring.

Few Examples of what may be causing you to snore…

Examples of what can cause snoring...

2) Your tongue may drop into your throat when you sleep and block it. The tongue is a muscle and if that muscle is weak, then it’s more likely to drop into the throat.

2) The tongue often falls into the throat, when it is too weak, and blocks it. This may happen even if you sleep on your side.

3) The Jaw may press on the breathing passage narrowing it. Often this is because of tension in the muscles around the Jaw that press it out of its normal healthy position.

4) Floppy, weak soft palate bang around like leaf in a wind. Some snoring surgeries deal with this by cutting of part of the soft palate or putting small plastic implants in it to make it firmer. Simple moving it in the right way few times a day will keep it firm and prevent it from flopping.

5) I often say, ‘no muscle is an island’ … meaning, every muscle in your body is interconnected. If you’ve tense shoulders or neck, all the muscles around your throat will be more tense and put pressure on it. The same way as if you squeeze a plastic bottle.

6) Anything that might gather in the throat, like fat or tar from cigarette smoke, will narrow the throat and cause snoring.

These are only 6 common blocks but there are many more.

Let me ask you a simple question: what would you do if your legs muscles were so weak and you couldn’t walk? Train them, right? How about doing the same with your breathing passages? How about working out the breathing passages?

What I have discovered is that you can train this part of your body in the same way you train other parts of your body.

You’re of course not going for a heavy workout. You don’t kill a fly on your friends head with a sledge hammer. I’m talking about light, easy, simple exercises that get your breathing passage in top shape.

This is very fragile area so the exercises are fine tuned and do not demand much effort, only commitment for few weeks.

The simplicity of this is that no matter what blocks your breathing passage, the same few exercises will cure you.

You’ll actually strengthen and open up the whole breathing passage, from your throat up to the nasal opening.

What you will do is strengthening the whole breathing passage and the area around it.

The whole area from bellow your voice box up into your nasals and everything in-between will open up and strengthen using the throat exercises. It will also burn any fat in there and clean out tar.

Training the tongue will strengthen in and by doing that, prevent it from dropping into your throat when you sleep.

The Jaw exercises will loosen up the jaw and help it reach its healthy normal position where it won't press on the breathing passage.

This is only small example how you can exercise your breathing passage.

How much effort you want to put into this is up to you. Training for as little as 3 minutes will do the trick.

You make the choice how many minutes a day you want to train. The minimal time is only 3 minutes.

I’ve seen people treat their snoring in as little as couple of days. Few weeks is more the norm tough. If you commit to 7-12 minutes a day for couple of months, you’re pretty much guaranteed to be snore free before that time is up.

It varies a lot between people how quickly the exercises work. I recommend that you be ready to work the program for two months. The program will most likely stop your snoring quicker than that. But if you’re ready to give it full blast for two months, you’re guaranteed to cure your self.

It’s nothing as joyful for me as opening my email program and read the emails from my clients. Most of them are simple thanking me for giving them their life back. At least giving them their sleep back. I hope I receive one from you soon.

If you want to learn more about these exercises and try some out for FREE, then You can find the exercises program I developed and has helped so many people to stop snoring here...

Christian Goodman is the founder of The Stop Snoring Exercise Program ( The program has helped thousands of people to stop snoring without having to undertake dangerous surgery, dental implant or having to buy and use drugs every day.