snoring treatment


  • The causes of snoring
  • Methods to eliminate the problem
  • General advice to all snoring

In medical terminology it is called snoring ronchopathy. Even when you say the term, it seems that is heard a rattling sound and shimmering with sobs. Sounds arise from vibration narrowed walls of the pharynx. According to statistics, men ronchopathy more common than in women. Snoring in varying degrees, about 65% of men and 40% of women aged over 40 years. Men have more fleshy palate than women - this explains the percentages. Often accompanied by snoring syndrome such as sleep apnea (sudden cessation of breathing during sleep).

Any doctor will tell you that sleep apnea is extremely dangerous, because it leads to disorders of the respiratory, cardiovascular and nervous systems, severe somatic diseases and even sudden death during sleep.

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The causes of snoring

What can find a doctor Otolaryngologist?

The reasons for which there is snoring and sleep apnea, there are many. Let us examine the processes that occur most often impede the passage of air through the upper path. Nose, and nasopharynx are the beginning of the respiratory tract. Disorders that contribute to snoring in men and women alike: adenoids, chronic rhinitis, rhinosinusitis, deformation of the nasal septum, nasal polyps, if they swells the mucous membrane of the nose and nasal breathing difficult.

As for the lower respiratory tract, it is the larynx and pharynx, here there is swelling of the tonsils, thickening or palatal Aton sprawl tongue tonsils, a root of the tongue, the specific structure of the epiglottis, the excess fat in the neck area in people with excess body weight, especially the structure mandible.

What can find an endocrinologist?

The appearance of snoring in women or strengthening is menopause. During this period, hormonal changes, which leads to a weakening of the muscles of the respiratory tract, weight gain. Pharyngeal muscle tone and decrease of thyroid dysfunction.

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Methods to eliminate the problem

What can offer a therapist?

Therapeutic treatments - is primarily a variety of devices, sticking tongue. There are special stickers devices. They create positive air pressure during inspiration. Saline sprays to moisturize the mucous membrane, bring relief. Not recommended intake of sleeping pills and alcohol, as it relaxes the muscles and the brain ceases to properly monitor all processes and highly desirable smoking cessation (a skin irritating the larynx).

There are special exercises that are effective when snoring is associated with weakness of the pharyngeal muscles. The therapeutic methods used when surgery is not indicated because of the general condition of the patient or severe comorbidities. Radically change the state afford surgery.

What can offer a surgeon?

If the cause of snoring - nasal septum deviation, which arose after the trauma area of ​​the face (common men), followed by hemorrhage in the soft tissues, in cases where only curved cartilage primary department, the operation lasts about an hour and is performed under local anesthesia. If the curved sections and back bone of the nasal septum, the intervention takes place under general anesthesia. Operation time increases. The operation is called a septoplasty. It is characterized by high efficiency. After septoplasty about 15% of both men and women stop snoring quickly and reduces the frequency of attacks of sleep apnea.

The cause of snoring can be polynosis nose, which is associated with disorders of the mucous membrane. Education soft mucous filled sinus and nasal cavity, disrupting breathing. Doctors prescribed surgery removal of nasal polyps. It is called polipotomiya nose. Sometimes it is combined with the opening and cleansing of sinuses. Running depending on the complexity and outpatient and inpatient.

The reason can be rhinitis. Turbinates swell at the wrong time will pass barefoot on the floor, or after taking a hot meal, or when you walk into a warm room from the cold. Nose stopped breathing. At night it becomes worse when supine to head rushes extra blood, and fills malfunctioning Vessel Sink nose. You do not get to sleep, and you apply a vasoconstrictor drops (Naphthyzinum, glazolin etc.). They cause vascular spasm and temporarily open the nasal passages.

A few hours later the effect of the drug takes place and the nose stops breathing again. Any doctor will tell you that to use such drugs are often banned because they are addictive. Further, vasoconstrictor adrenalin preparations contain substances which increase the tone of blood vessels and lead to increased blood pressure.

If rhinitis become part of the character, the doctor will recommend surgery. Its meaning - to reduce the size of the respiratory system and to eliminate obstruction of the nasal cavity, which causes snoring.

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General advice to all snoring

Since even the best surgery is not 100% successful, the doctor advises to try all kinds of treatment and deal with the general improvement of the body. In general, do whatever is necessary to get rid of the unpleasant and often dangerous snoring.

 Snoring: Causes and Treatment

 myopia treatment


  • Causes and symptoms
  • Prevention of myopia
  • Special exercises for the eyes
  • Treatment folk remedies

Nearsightedness (myopia) - the most common among today's children and adults, eye disease, it occurs every third person. The essence of this disease lies in the deterioration of the ability to distinguish between objects that are far away. In nearsightedness, home treatment and prevention is given the last place.
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Causes and symptoms

Causes of myopia can be different:

  • heredity;
  • eye injuries;
  • improper adjustment of (wearing inappropriate points);
  • eyestrain;
  • consequence of other diseases.

The eyes of a person suffering from myopia, often very tired. This happens when you have to strain your eyes to see something. In addition, the eyes may become tired while driving and during sports activities. A symptom of myopia is a headache that appears when your eyes get tired. Naturally, all this is accompanied by the fact that a person begins to see distant things worse.

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Prevention of myopia

Of course, the better to prevent disease than to treat. Prevention of myopia is to comply with simple rules:

  • you must make sure that the lighting in the room where you write or read, it was bright enough;
  • do not approach closer than 30 cm to the eyes of the subject under consideration;
  • during visual work should issue periodic interruptions;
  • do not read lying down and when riding on transport;
  • Do not work on a computer without a break for more than 30 minutes;
  • include in the diet products containing zinc, chromium, magnesium, fiber, protein, and vitamins.

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Special exercises for the eyes

To improve vision and prevent further deterioration of the situation in the home, you can do special exercises.

They are simple enough, and their implementation is not necessarily to be distracted from the main business. Typically, eye exercises are performed in conjunction with exercises for the spine. As is often the problem with the spine can become a cause of deterioration of blood supply, which greatly exacerbates the problem. The next set of classes will not be able to cure myopia, but can significantly improve vision in the initial stages, without resorting to medication and surgical interventions, and it does not take much time.

  1. Sit on a chair, straighten your back. Look first to the right, then to the left, up and down, repeat 20 times (photo 2).
  2. Look in the upper left corner, then the lower right, and vice versa. Repeat this exercise 20 times.
  3. Attach the window glass green circle with a small hole inside. Focus your eyes on the circle, and then look in the hole, it is better if the distance to be seen any objects.
  4. While working on the computer or reading you need to perform very light exercise when you feel tired eyes: fast blink for 50 seconds, then sit with your eyes closed for several minutes.
  5. You can also narrow eyes open after the count to 50, then open and look into the distance, count as up to 50. All repeat 15 times.
  6. You must reach out in front of you and look at your thumb, raise your hand up and drop down, then take the right and left, with the view of the finger can not draw. Repeat the exercise 6 times.

A prerequisite of gymnastics for the eyes is the alternation of tension and relaxation. Exercise does not have to bear the discomfort and much less painful. Perform they need regularly.

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Treatment folk remedies

There are many recipes to improve vision at shortsightedness folk remedies, the most popular component of these recipes is blueberries.   The healing properties of this berry are due to being in its composition elements: chromium, sulfur, potassium, boron, manganese, and iron. For the preparation of eye drops, improving vision, it is necessary to take a fresh blueberries and squeeze the juice. Further dilute the juice with water at a ratio of 1: 2, the resulting solution was stirred well, morning instilled into each eye 5 drops.

Another medicinal plant that helps to cure myopia is aloe. To counter treatments folk remedies are advised to use the plant for at least the age of 3 years. Aloe leaf cut, remove the thorns and scroll through a meat grinder. The resulting mass is spread into a cheesecloth and squeeze out the juice. Take (to drink), it need only fresh, three times a day for 30 minutes before eating a teaspoon. Note that aloe can cause insomnia, so the latter method should be no later than 7 pm.

Improve eyesight folk remedies can be and with the help of needles. To do this, you must collect at the end of September, and then crushed pine needles and dry them. Eat it would need to be in the winter, making the infusion of 5 spoonfuls and 500 ml of boiling water. Drink after a meal, three times a day on a tablespoon.

Before you try to cure nearsightedness folk remedies, it is advisable to consult a doctor.

Applying these treatments at home, even if you do not work to cure myopia, you can improve and preserve vision at the same level.

 Simple techniques to improve eyesight