A new solution already on the retail scene comes from RhinoMed, which makes the nasal dilator Mute for snoring. The company just released the Pronto, which is a vapor inhaler with dual action. It both opens the nose to improve airflow and delivers soothing vapors from essential oil blends, helping both to foster natural, uninterrupted sleep and to clear nasal stuffiness, according to RhinoMed.
A Myriad of Solutions
There are numerous solutions available to patients who want help to stop or minimize their snoring.
While it is likely impossible to be familiar with every treatment—it is crucial to note that today’s sleep clinicians have an ever-growing menu of options to help their patients.
Having been accused of snoring, on occasion, contributing writer C.A. Wolski was most keen on learning about all of the options available to put these accusations to rest—much to the relief of his wife.
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