Anybody use anti snoring mouth guards?

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  1. rick458

    rick458 USS Texas BB-35

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    anyone using these, do they work the science seems sound.
     
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    I used one for a couple weeks. It was very uncomfortable. It would make me salivate and because it was hard to swallow with it in I would end up choking on my spit. I got ri of it, started exercising and eating right, and the snoring went away.
     
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    Yes, but as mentioned it's hard to sleep with mouthguard type.
    It usually falls out as well.

    Maybe the chin strap thing I saw might work, it holds your mouth shut, but it's 60 bucks I believe.
    It would be cheaper to fashion you own sling to keep your mouth closed.
     
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    I tried one. It stopped the snoring but it held my mouth open and my tounge would dry out like old bread.
     
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    Tried everything made. Nose strips, sprays, etc. etc. Snored like a bear. Had a sleep study, have SERIOUS obstructive apnea. Almost 46 events per hour, with o2 stats dropping to 60 while I had a 84 second pause.

    CPAP installed, took three weeks to get used to...NO SNORING. Actually get the DEEP SLEEP now.

    I know it's a pain, and not very romantic. However, sleep is most important. Now that my wife can sleep maybe I can talk her into a new gun!!!