Respiratory System

Structure and Function

Do nasal strips really work to stop snoring?

Nasal strips may make a difference for the average snorer, if the snoring originates in the nose. They keep the nostrils wide apart, and by doing so they help prevent snoring and move nitric oxide from the nasal passage into the lungs, improving lung function. Snoring that originates from the base of the tongue or the soft palate is not relieved by nasal strips.


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