Just thought I'd post this article I found on my newspapers website. Looks more like a sales pitch for this companies' chinstrap than an actual news-worthy article. I posted the link to the actual article at the bottom.
Are You Snoring Yourself To Death?
(ARA) - Do you wake up after 8 hours of sleep feeling like you haven't rested at all? Do you suffer from unexplained headaches, high blood pressure, cardiac problems and excessive daytime sleepiness? All your problems could stem from snoring.
Snoring isn't just bad for your relationship with your bedmate -- it's bad for your health too. That's because snoring is the most common symptom of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a condition that literally causes you to stop breathing dozens, sometimes hundreds, of times at night. And you often aren't even aware it's happening.
People suffering from OSA stop breathing at night when their jaw, throat and tongue muscles relax, which causes the airway to become obstructed. Snoring is a symptom that the obstruction is occurring. OSA has been linked to a host of health problems, including:
High blood pressure
Excessive daytime drowsiness
Attention deficit disorder in children
Diagnosing and treating OSA can be a costly affair. A full sleep study to diagnose the problem can cost $5,000 or more, must be done at a certified sleep center and involves an overnight stay. Prescribed treatments may include losing weight, wearing a costly and uncomfortable continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device that forces air through your nose and mouth to keep your airways open, or even surgery.
There is a more cost-effective, simpler alternative -- one that has recently been shown to be as effective as a CPAP device at a fraction of the cost. A case study published by Eastern Virginia Medical School's Division of Sleep Medicine in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine concludes that wearing a simple chinstrap to sleep can be an effective treatment for OSA. A strap can reposition the jaw and tongue, preventing obstruction from occurring.
The news comes as no surprise to Stephen Matthews, inventor of the My Snoring Solution chinstrap. Matthews himself suffered from OSA until a flash of inspiration prompted him to wear a makeshift chinstrap to sleep. Years later, the My Snoring Solution chinstrap has helped thousands of wearers relieve snoring symptoms, sleep better and feel healthier.
Try a My Snoring Solution chinstrap and start sleeping better tonight. Order yours now for only $69.99, and get a 90-day money back guarantee at http://www.MySnoringSolution.com
. You'll also receive a free American Medical Review DVD and a copy of the book "7 Steps to Sleep Success."
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