The Snoring Orchestra

The most unlikely Christmas song could well be blaring out of your stereo this festive season. It’s not a novelty record or an all star charity song, its something rather different.

This year musicians have asked snores from all over the country to recorded their snoring and submit it to create a new festive ‘song’.

Then thanks to some very clever studio trickery and editing the nations nighttime rumblings were put together to create a new and ironic version of Silent Night quite unlike any other version you have heard before.

While it is a classic Christmas song and those who lent there vocal attributes to the record are no doubt proud it is unlike to make a cherished Christmas gift. In fact for a truly harmonious Christmas, it’s best not to play it that often, if at all!

While the idea may seem a bit of silly Christmas fun, there is a more serious purpose behind this. The record was designed to highlight the problem of snoring, which is said to affect around 15 million people in the UK alone.

If you’re loved one is a snorer and you are looking for a snoring related Christmas gift and have an iPhone then look no further than a new snoring app. The app is designed to analyse and then offer advice to the user as to whether or not surgery may be required. The app does this by recording the snoring and then comparing it to a list of pre-recorded snores.

Have you got a New Years resolution to stop snoring?

If this New Year you have made a resolution to stop snoring then you are in luck as there are many different solutions to help you keep your resolution. Whether you are doing this for yourself or for a loved one there are a number of ways to stop snoring.

One technique you should defiantly try is to elevate your head. Try sleeping on a thicker pillow or multiple pillows as often the angle of your head can make a big difference to your snoring.

Try avoiding eating dairy products, sleeping pills, alcohol and smoking before going to bed. Losing weight is also a great way to reduce snoring, so if you are caring a few extra pounds then heating healthily and exercising wont only make you look and feel better but will reduce your snoring too.

Some peoples snoring is caused by sleeping on there back so why not try sleeping on your side in 2009 and see if that makes an impact on your snoring.

Avoid eating large meals or rich food before you go to bed, not only does this help reduce snoring but has health benefits as eating right before going to sleep is know to help pile on the pounds.

Try to quite smoking, this one is for many, many reason other than the fact that smokers snore more than none smokers.

If these more natural methods of preventing snoring don’t work you may won’t to look into buy snoring aids. There are many available in the market that can help in a number of different ways. Many simply fit into your mouth like a gum shield, some are a simple strip over your nose to help you breathe others can be more advanced.

If all else fails you may want to see your doctor as there are a number of procedure available to help cure your snoring if it is severe though these are usually last chance salon options to help you stop snoring.