Stop Ignoring the Snoring… Ladies

Snoring is more commonly associated with ageing men, so some may be surprised to hear it’s thought that up to 40% of women suffer from the condition to. Many may be too embarrassed to own up to being snorer, however research soon to be published shows that these ladies should probably stop ignoring the snoring. The research, soon to be published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, has been making newspaper headlines around the world highlighting a possible link between sleep breathing disorders and cancer. This is far from the first report to indicate there could be links between snoring and health however with the condition being linked to everything from diabetes to less satisfying sex. Whilst all the new research seems to be doom and gloom, help may be at hand in the simple form of essential oils. A research paper published in a leading journal reported that a whopping 82% of partners of participants who used a spray containing a blend of essential oils reported a reduction in snoring. Whilst researchers were unsure of the exact methods by which the oils worked, they suggested they may help tone the soft tissue that relaxes during sleep and causes many to snore, but to the hundreds of thousands who suffer from snoring, and their partners, the way in which the oils work will be less important than the fact they do! How to use essential oils to help stop snoring You don’t have to be an aromatherapist to gain the benefits of essential oils; the brand ‘Help Stop Snoring’ have done all the hard work for you with their spray, which combines oils in an easy to use product that requires the user to simply spray the blend into the back of their throat before bedtime.