If you or your bed partner snores, you must be desperate to find something that can put a stop to the annoying snoring. However, to stop snoring, you need to find the reason behind the snoring issue. If you are snoring heavily, you are at risk for sleep apnea.

Of all the many causes of snoring, nasal congestion is one of the more common ones, especially among individuals suffering with allergies or the common cold.  Whether you call it allergic rhinitis or hay fever, environmental allergens are oftentimes at the root of breathing difficulties and chronic snoring.  Fortunately, the right steroid-based snore stop spray can be effective at alleviating snoring by relieving nasal congestion.  So, what are steroid nasal sprays and which is the best steroid nasal spray for snoring?

Steroid nasal sprays, or nasal corticosteroid sprays as they are often referred to, is a medication that enables you to breathe through your nose easier and snore less while sleeping.  When sprayed into each nostril, steroid nasal sprays relieve stuffiness by reducing inflammation in the airway and relieving the symptoms of nasal congestion.  These sprays can be used to treat a number of conditions including hay fever, nasal polyps, non-allergic rhinitis, and sinusitis.

However, anyone that snores has his or her own reasons. Whether it is seasonal allergies, chronic cold or deviated septum, it is important that you get the issue evaluated by health care professionals.

There is evidence which supports that the steroid nasal sprays help in reducing snoring. Medical journals have published research that demonstrated a lot of improvement in the severity and frequency of snoring in a control group. The study shows improvement in the symptom of snoring after using steroid nasal sprays on a nightly basis.

Nose Breathing-related Snoring

Of the 4 different forms of snoring (i.e. mouth, nose, throat, and tongue snoring) nasal or nose snoring is considered the most common.  Nose snoring is commonly attributed to an anatomical anomaly such as a deviated septum or other physical obstruction.  Other causes of nose snoring include colds, dust and pet allergies, nasal stiffness, and certain OTC or prescription medications.  Breathing through your nose during sleep can elevate your risk of snoring.  Here’s why.

When you have a cold or suffer with allergies, breathing through your nose during sleep can be a difficult endeavor because the airway becomes restricted.  Environmental allergens such as dust, molds, pet dander, pollen, and trees can make you feel stuffy, thereby leading to an obstruction of your airway and an elevated risk of snoring.  In the more severe cases, this can cause sleep apnea, a potentially dangerous sleep-related breathing disorder.

How do Nasal Corticosteroid sprays alleviate Snoring?

The best steroid nasal spray for snoring or snore stop spray reduces mucus and swelling in your nasal passageways.  These sprays are different from sprays that alleviate the symptoms of allergies and the common cold.  Nasal corticosteroid sprays are most effective when they’re used on a daily basis.  A doctor or healthcare provider can recommend the number of sprays to use every day.  Although you can use these sprays as needed, regular usage provides the best overall results.

How and when should You use Nasal Corticosteroid Sprays?

As mentioned above, if your snoring is attributed to allergies or congestion, steroid nasal sprays can be used as needed or as a long-term treatment for congestion and snoring.  If you’re a hay fever sufferer, it’s best to start using a nasal spray within a couple of weeks before your symptoms normally start as it may take two or three days before it starts working.  Whether it’s allergies, hay fever, or other forms of congestion, it’s always best to use a snore stop spray regularly. Additionally, you can follow the advice of the doctor that has recommended the spray.

Potential Side Effects

As with any medication be it OTC or prescribed, there is always a risk of potential side effects to be aware of.  In most instances, nasal corticosteroid sprays are considered safe for all adults while in other circumstances, there are some nasal sprays that are deemed safe for children.  If you’re pregnant or planning on getting pregnant, your doctor or healthcare provider can recommend the best steroid nasal spray for snoring during pregnancy. It helps to stop snoring and once you start using them, you will be able to see the difference in the quality of sleep you get.

Nasal corticosteroid sprays only work in your nasal passageways and have no effect on any other area of the body – unless too much is used.  Some of the more common side effects include these symptoms:

  • burning, dryness, or stinging in the nostrils and nasal passageways
  • headaches
  • nasal itching, redness, or swelling
  • nasal passage infections
  • nosebleeds (on rare occasions)
  • sneezing
  • throat irritation
  • unpleasant taste in the mouth

Just make sure that you or other family members use the spray exactly as instructed in order to avoid adverse side effects.  We recommend visiting your doctor or healthcare provider to regularly examine your nasal passages and ensure that no problems are developing.  It’s always best to contact your doctor or healthcare provider if you notice any of the above symptoms as well as when:

  • the nasal spray isn’t relieving your symptoms
  • you have concerns or questions regarding the nasal spray or your symptoms
  • you’re having difficulties using the nasal spray

However, there are instances wherein you might not get the relief that you are looking for because the snoring issue can be due to physical abnormalities such a deviated septum or inflammation in the tonsils, or elongated uvula. That would need surgery to correct the physical problem.

Asonor Anti-snoring Spray Solution has been clinically proven effective at relieving snoring in 75% of the cases studies.  For more information, visit our website or send us your questions to [email protected] today.

About Asonor Team

Asonor is the market leader in Denmark within its category. Asonor effect on snoring is clinically proven and was registered in 2005 by the health authorities in the EU. Today Asonor is registered by the health authorities in more than 70 countries. At Asonor, we aim to help you sleep comfortably, breathe easier and live healthier. We are the world leading brand in anti-snoring medicine, distributing worldwide through an expanding and highly successful network of distributors.

 
 
 

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