For most of my life, snoring was not a problem. I did not snore, and no one I knew snore either. However, that all changed when I joined the army.
When I joined the army, I had to share my tent with 15 other guys in a very secluded desert location, where every sound loudly echoed around us. You could hear the wail of a jackal for miles. Just think about how loud the snoring of my team members across the tent was! We got around 6 hours of sleep on average every night after we tended to our duties, but with all of the snoring around me, I just could not get myself to sleep!
I needed to get some sleep so badly, I was prepared to use earplugs every night just to silence the noise of my team members snoring. However, my top commander saw what I intended to do, and barked at me to keep them off. We all needed to be able to hear any night time drills or emergency situations during the night. If I had earplugs in my head, there was the chance that I would miss them. So, I had to continue to suffer through the snoring.
With Plan A rejected, I moved to Plan B. I asked the rest of my team members if they minded if I rearranged the tent a little bit. Luckily, they all agreed. I moved the snoring members of my team to one side of the tent, and placed the quiet sleepers next to me on the other side of the tent. This worked well enough while I was in the army, but if I ever encountered another loud snorer, I needed to find a better solution.
My experience in the army taught me that I could never handle sleeping with anyone who snored. After so many sleepless nights, I promised myself that I would never sleep with another snoring person again.
Fate, however, had something else in mind for me. My first crush snored terribly, (even if we argued about what exactly my definition of “terribly” was), and it was a very hard situation for me to handle. Together we searched for the perfect solution to our problem, even travelling across three continents to conduct our research in snoring solutions. Luckily we had a passion for travelling.
The research we conducted to find the best snoring solutions is what we hope to present to you on this website. We will tell you our honest reviews of each product, and how well they worked for us. We hope that you find it helpful, fun, and cost-effective in your own search for the best snoring solution.
Let me tell you a little about myself. I am a 45 year old computer geek, who has a weak spot for movies and animals. I am happily married with two beautiful children. However, for any parents out there, you know how difficult it is for parents of young children to get sleep.
When I was a single man, I knew I had a snoring problem. My mother would constantly remind me of it when I was a child, as it kept her up more nights than she would like. She would tell me that I would take the paint off the walls with the level of my snoring. Back then, I did not realize how frustrating and annoying this could be for others around me, but especially for those who slept in my bed with me.
After I got married, my snoring continued. However, as I got older, but on some weight and my life became more sedentary, my snoring problem got even worse. Eventually “my” snoring problem became “our” snoring problem, and my wife could no longer take it. Between the children and my snoring, she could barely get any sleep.
With this in mind, I decided to begin the quest for something that would help alleviate this problem. I do not entirely believe in traditional western medicine, so I wanted to find a homeopathic remedy to my snoring. While the results of this research were dismal, I will continue my research, hoping to find a new homeopathic remedy.
Then one day, my mother in law mentioned to me that a coworker of hers had a terrible snoring problem, just like me. His snores could wake the dead. But he found success in limiting his snoring with a nasal plug. It worked wonders for him, and she thought that it might be able to help me as well. I was desperate, so I tried it. When that didn’t work, I tried a chin strap, special pillows, and even pills created to help snoring.
Finally, I found a mouthpiece that became my personal savior. It is responsible for a great deal of happiness, for both me and my wife, who can now enjoy a good night's sleep without any interruptions. Through this process, I discovered how important it is to find accurate information on snoring solutions that work, and ones that don’t. So here in this site I want to share with you my personal experiences with various snoring products, doing the work for you, letting you know which ones you should try, and which ones are not worth it.