Review of Sleep Apnea Exercise
Product Name: Sleep Apnea Exercise
Description of Sleep Apnea Exercise:
Dear Fellow Sleep Apnea Sufferer,
If you’re reading this website, you’ve probably tried every sleep apnea treatment under the sun…but your sleep apnea is as bad as ever.
Despite trying all sorts of treatments, you still have sleep apnea – and it’s making your health worse by the week.
The fact is, there ARE sleep apnea treatments that don’t involve putting equipment on your face, going under the knife, or other drastic measures.
These treatments are proven to help cure (or significantly reduce) sleep apnea – but many doctors don’t recommend them
Simply put, many doctors don’t know about these treatments. They aren’t trained in medical school on the range of sleep apnea treatments available today. So they prescribe CPAP as a “knee-jerk” solution.
Now, don’t get me wrong – CPAP can be a highly effective treatment for sleep apnea. But there are so many drawbacks to CPAP that it’s just not worth it for many people.
I’m talking about side effects like:
And that’s not to mention the biggest drawback of CPAP: you’re sleeping with a mask, tube, and other equipment attached to your body!
How natural is that? Not very, in my opinion – and the opinion of thousands of people who subscribe to my website, www.ApneaTreatmentGuide.com.
But here’s the good news: there ARE sleep apnea treatments that are completely natural; that don’t require expensive and uncomfortable equipment; that can be done in your own home; and that are backed by scientific studies to help cure sleep apnea.
“I can now say that I have been cured. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!”
I have been planning to write to you for several weeks. I was diagnosed with severe sleep apnea last December, and endured six weeks of CPAP treatment that provided no relief.
Then I purchased your piece about alternative treatments. I can now say that I have been cured. Thank you! Thank you! thank you!
I no longer have to endure the dreaded CPAP mask, and can now sleep as a normal human being.
I have regained my ability to sleep solely by using your recommended breathing exercises.
(I was going to try acupuncture next, but fortunately didn’t have to pay for that option.) Thanks again for bringing natural sleep back into my life! Sincerely,
“Well done on a great piece of work!”
Thank you for sending me the initial draft of your ebook/guide. I’ve had a good read and must admit it’s certainly a guide to be proud of.
The writing ‘voice’ is friendly and/ informative without being condescending, the whole guide has a positive thread running through it and no negativity which is good.
Love the conclusion and especially like the point of telling people they’re not alone with their OSA, very important.
There are helpful references throughout and the case studies are a great human touch addition……by the way I recognise these people so I’m guessing I’ve seen them somewhere along the way!
Really like the images and illustrations…..laughed at the woman with her mouth taped shut, adds humour but doesn’t undermine the serious issue of OSA.
Personally I really like it and actually wouldn’t alter anything. The balance is spot on perfect…..relaxed but helpful.
Well done on a great piece of work!
Since starting Apnea Treatment Guide in 2008, I’ve spent hundreds of hours researching apnea treatments that DON’T involve CPAP.
That’s led me to discover many fascinating treatments that are proven to help cure sleep apnea. But by far the most promising treatment is something called “orofacial exercises”.
What are orofacial exercises? I’ll give you a detailed description in a moment. But first, allow me to explain why most people have sleep apnea in the first place.
The vast majority of people with sleep apnea suffer from what’s called “obstructive sleep apnea”, or OSA (a small percentage of people have “central sleep apnea”. Central sleep apnea is very different from OSA, and is caused by neurological factors. I’ll be talking only about obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, here).
When obstructive sleep apnea occurs, the tissues in your upper throat relax and collapse together while you’re sleeping. This blocks the air’s passage temporarily.
Here’s how it happens while you’re asleep:
There’s also a connection with snoring here. Flabby tissues in the mouth and throat not only collapse when you fall asleep. They also VIBRATE – which is what causes snoring.
So the key to conquering obstructive sleep apnea (and snoring) is to have STRONG muscles to keep your throat open while you sleep – muscles in your throat, tongue and soft palate.
Let’s move on to HOW you can strengthen those muscles.
As I said, the main reason people do exercises for obstructive sleep apnea is to build and strengthen the muscles located around their airway.
By doing these exercises, the airway is a lot less likely to completely collapse and become blocked off during sleep.
So what kinds of exercises strengthen the airway?
Here are the main categories of exercises, for each body area:
Please watch the video below in which Dr. Mike Nelson, Director of the SMCC Sleep Lab, describes the benefit of orofacial exercises for sleep apnea:
Obstructive sleep apnea exercises are all connected with the face, throat, mouth, nose and neck region of the body. The general concept is to strengthen, exercise and train certain muscles, making the airway easier to access during the night while sleeping.
But here’s the key: not just any exercise works in strengthening your airway; only certain exercises have been proven to strengthen the muscles that cure sleep apnea (and snoring). Your goal is to focus on THOSE exercises, so you don’t waste your time.
So what exercises am I talking about, exactly?
Here’s an example of an exercise that has been proven to significantly reduce sleep apnea: it’s called “soft palate blowing”.
The steps to do soft palate blowing are as follows:
A balloon can also be used for this exercise. Blow into a balloon with your mouth; after each outward breath, stop and remove the balloon; then breathe in deeply through the nose. Then blow into the balloon again, following the steps I just described.
Below is a video showing you exactly how to do the exercise (click on the arrow to start the video):
And here’s an illustration of the exercise:
What does this exercise achieve? Well, your soft palate and uvula (the dangly bit at the back of your throat) are elevated during the exhalation, which exercises and strengthens the muscles. Your pharynx will also expand and be enlarged.
I know what you’re probably thinking at this point: “these exercises seem so simple. How do I know they actually work?”
It’s a little-known fact that since 2007, there have been a number of scientific studies carried out on orofacial exercises (also called “oropharyngeal exercises”), to determine if these exercises are truly effective.
These studies have been carried out in the sleep laboratories of universities, and speech pathology clinics around the world.
Here’s a quick rundown of two studies that have been conducted:
To read more about this study, please click this link: Effects of Oropharyngeal Exercises on Patients with Moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome.
The minor signs of improvement were:
Here’s another great thing about these exercises: they also cure (or significantly reduce) snoring.
Sleep apnea and snoring are often caused by the same thing: flabby throat tissue.
In the case of sleep apnea, the flabby throat tissue causes the airway to close when you’re asleep.
In the case of snoring, the flabby throat tissue vibrates while you’re asleep (especially if you breathe through your mouth while sleeping). It’s that vibration that makes you snore!
Many sleep apnea sufferers also have a snoring problem. So orofacial exercises can kill two birds with one stone!
As I mentioned, these exercises will not cure central sleep apnea (because central sleep apnea is a neurological disorder, which cannot be solved through exercises of the mouth, tongue, and throat).
But these exercises have been proven to work on a range of people with obstructive sleep apnea (and problems snoring).
Here’s how to tell if these exercises will work for you:
So I’ll bet your next question is: “How long do I have to spend doing these exercises?”
Here’s the great news: many of the exercises in my program take less than 1 minute to do the repetitions.
Now, you’ll need to do more than one exercise per day. In fact, when you’re just starting out I recommend that you do 8 different exercises (you don’t have to do all of the exercises in my program. There are 18 different exercises in total, and you can choose the ones you want. More on that below).
The bottom line? Expect to spend approximately 20 minutes per day doing the exercises – at first. Once you see improvement in your sleep apnea, you can choose to reduce the amount of time spent exercising.
Marc, The exercise have been very helpful. I adopted the three exercises to strengthen my palate and neck muscles. Been doing them for 10 days and already I can tell a difference, as I feel more and more refreshed each morning. Thanks for the tips! I am holding off on the purchase of a mechanical contraption to see how far I can take this. According to the sleep apnea report my involvement is mild so I hope the exercises will help me avoid CPAP or an oral appliance and the attendant costs as I am retired on a limited income! Thanks again for your help!
Good morning Marc, This morning I woke up with a clear head and you know what, I have to thank you for that!!!! So far I have done occasionally some of the 4 basic exercises, and they seem to work for me. Have a nice weekend! With regards from Finland, Jokke
Thanks Marc, I sure am finding the exercises valuable, as I have just recently been diagnosed with sleep apnoea your exercises seem to be improving the way I feel!
Here’s what Steve Fanelli says about his exercise schedule:
I am doing the exercises (albiet inconsistently) and seeing results. Thank you for what you do!
It did not take long, after doing the exercises you recommend, to strengthen my throat muscles, jaw, palate and to see results.
I was diagnosed (less than a year ago) with severe sleep apnea.
However, after reading your materials educating me on what OSA is, what its causes are, and what can be done about it, I sleep much better at night (pun intended).
Anyway, I have been doing the exercises (albeit inconsistently) and seeing results.
Imagine what can be done if (should be “when”) I’m consistently practicing these exercises!
I’m looking forward to whatever else you share in the future re: OSA. Thank you for what you do. I’m very grateful.
Here’s what Nick, from Lincolnshire, England, had to say about his exercise schedule:
My GP recommended a CPAP machine to begin with. I hated it and couldn’t sleep with it on. It felt very restricting.
I tried various other methods, even yoga! Then a friend mentioned they’d heard about a study regarding oropharyngeal exercises.
Desperate to be rid of the CPAP machine I went via my GP to a speech language pathologist and enquired about the exercises.
I started a routine of 8 exercises. I was instructed to do these 4 times daily, and in the initial week I noticed a difference.
I continued with them each day. Then I cut them down to twice daily. Now I do the routine just once a day.
Personally I wouldn’t stop them completely for fear of my obstructive sleep apnea returning to the same level that it was prior to the exercises.
I do still have the odd bad night and when that happens I simply up the routine for the following few days.
So as you can see, how long you continue to do the exercises will depend on how quickly your orofacial exercises are strengthened and your personal preferences.
The great thing about the Sleep Apnea Exercises Program is its flexibility.
In the program you’ll be given a range of exercises that you can mix and match based on your preferences. Now, the ones you select will have to be a balanced assortment – because it’s vital that you’re working all the relevant muscles (tongue, throat, neck, etc).
But with the comprehensive range of exercises I’ve put together in my program, you’ll have a good variety of choices.
Here are some of the things that people have said about the results of oropharyngeal exercises:
“I am sure that if you follow the exercises religiously and follow the other suggestions in the program your condition (or that of your loved one) will improve”
When I first heard of this project, I was truly elated.
As a working mother with two children 14 years apart, it was difficult to cope with sleep apnea since I had to be vigilant at night – when they are most at risk and go to work the following day.
Needless to say all three of us lacked the energy; my eldest daughter had difficulty in concentrating in school while lack of sleep made it almost impossible for me to keep my temper in check.
Therapy is costly in terms of time, energy and money; which brings me back to why I am glad this e-book is off the ground and in your hands.
The exercises are similar to those my children were taught with a twist – they are better because there are inputs from not just one speech pathologist but many consultants.
In effect, you are multiplying the benefits.
My youngest daughter who has Down’s syndrome responded very well to the new exercises I found in the book.
I’ve had a week to try out the exercises and she has been sleeping more quietly these last two nights – and I’ve been waking up chirpier.
She’s also lost weight lately and I’m sure that this factor counts a lot.
I am sure that if you follow the exercises religiously and follow the other suggestions in the e-book your own condition (or that of your loved one) will improve.
Be patient as individual conditions vary and so does response to therapy.
“My snoring has all but stopped now and I’m not gasping for breath as I was, my wife and I now share the same bed once again”
“My obstructive sleep apnea was destroying my life and my marriage. My wife couldn’t sleep and we ended up in separate bedrooms.
The snoring was an issue true enough-but she couldn’t sleep next to me out of fear.
She honestly thought I was going to pass away in my sleep and hated the CPAP machine as much as I did.
My GP suggested seeing a speech language pathologist. Well, I have to admit I had my reservations but I’m so glad I went. I would never stop my oropharyngeal exercises.
I started doing them 4 times daily and now do them twice daily. I do a series of 8 exercises.
My snoring has all but stopped now and I’m not gasping for breath as I was, my wife and I now share the same bed once again.
The CPAP machine has become redundant and now lives in the back of our wardrobe!
My advice to anyone, young or old, no matter how long you’ve been a sufferer for, go along to your GP and enquire about seeing a speech language pathologist.
The oropharyngeal exercises are such a natural ‘treatment’ compared to the CPAP mask, they are well worth the effort.
My apnea has been reduced by approximately 70-80% since completing the exercises regularly.”
A STEP-BY-STEP VIDEO PROGRAM AND MANUAL THAT WILL SHOW YOU EXACTLY HOW TO DO THE EXERCISES!
One of the biggest obstacles to completing an exercise program successfully is knowing exactly how to do the exercises.
That’s why the Sleep Apnea Exercises Program comes not only with a 52-page manual (with step-by-step instructions, and illustrations of the exercises) – it also includes 18 online videos where you’re shown exactly how to do the exercises.
Here Is a Tiny Sample of What You’ll Get When You Register for the Sleep Apnea Exercises Program:
18 step-by-step videos that show you exactly how to do the sleep apnea exercises.
A 52-page manual that includes a description of each exercise; illustrations to show you how to do each exercise; an explanation of what each exercise does for your body.
The manual includes these sections:
Save yourself time, money, and future frustration. Stop spending hours trying to find an easy, proven treatment for your obstructive sleep apnea.
“I have reduced my obstructive sleep apnea attacks by half since doing them!”
“I would never give my Oropharyngeal exercise routine up, even if you offered me money! They’ve transformed my life. I complete a set of 6 exercises, mainly tongue based, twice daily. I have reduced my obstructive sleep apnea attacks by half since doing them! ”
Did you know that there are herbal therapies that can greatly reduce sleep apnea symptoms and cure insomnia?
This 23-page ebook is the most comprehensive resource on herbal therapies for sleep apnea and insomnia available anywhere. In this ebook you’ll discover:
If you’ve uttered the words “I’m too tired to…” in the past year or so, you are not alone. Some 50 million Americans see the doctor each year complaining of general fatigue. As a matter of fact, fatigue is the next-most-common complaint after colds and flu!
In this 57-page ebook you’ll be taught all the tricks of the trade to overcome your daytime fatigue – as quickly as possible! The ebook covers these topics and more:
Most sleep apnea sufferers know that being overweight or obese is one of the main causes of sleep apnea. But how to shed those extra pounds?
This 213-page ebook was written specifically for sleep apnea patients by an M.Sc. nutritionist who has years’ experience treating people with sleep apnea.
This comprehensive ebook is a complete weight loss course, including 12 modules covering these topics and more:
My program is by far the most comprehensive resource on sleep apnea exercises. However, I believe in constant improvement.
I will always continue to research, test and refine what I have learned to make the Sleep Apnea Exercises Program even better.
That is one of the great benefits of an online membership website – I can easily make changes and improvements when new, tested sleep apnea exercises become available.
Yes, free private counseling, advice and guidance from an independent sleep apnea researcher are always just an email away. If in any time you feel confused, you can have your troublesome questions privately answered.
This help is practically priceless. You’ll always feel that someone is there for you…so you’re never left to deal with your sleep apnea alone.
With this free and unlimited email support you can practically be sure that… you are always on track, you are always encouraged, and… you’ll be able to overcome your sleep apnea.
Mind you, because of the exclusive nature of the support I provide to my customers, and because I am a person who stands by his words, there is obviously a limit on the amount of emails I can answer a day.
No matter how committed I feel to help other sleep apnea sufferers, this invaluable personal guidance is available for a limited number of people (only few spots are left!) so order soon.
Take into consideration…
Let me ask you this: how much is it worth to cure your sleep apnea AND snoring?
Think about the financial cost of your CPAP (or dental device, or surgery, or…). Then think about the emotional cost of sleeping with that uncomfortable, intrusive equipment. Or about the risks involved in surgery.
What I am offering you is the chance to rid yourself of obstructive sleep apnea for good! (Or at least significantly reduce it.)
Act now: you can appreciate that this offer needs to be limited. As more people join the Sleep Apnea Exercises Program, I’ll need to increase the price – because as more people view the videos in the Members’ Area, my cost of hosting the videos will go up.
Click here to access the Sleep Apnea Exercise Program (50% Discount Code: DD-094201)
Within 30 seconds you can have access to the password-protected Members Area, where you can view the 18 instructional videos, and download the 52-page manual, along with bonuses.
So what guarantee do I offer?
60 Day Iron-Clad 100%Money-Back Satisfaction Guarantee
Use my Sleep Apnea Exercises Program for 60 days and if you aren’t absolutely impressed, just email me saying “Refund Please!” and you get all your money back!
I am so confident that my program will put you on the right path, that I stand by the guarantee, or you will get 100% of your money back.
Well the answer is quite simple. You see, I know that my Sleep Apnea Exercises Program will be a new start in your life. The scientific evidence shows that these exercises – when done consistently, and with diligence – do cure obstructive sleep apnea (or at least significantly reduces it).
I’ve been researching alternative sleep apnea treatments for several years now, and this treatment is the most promising that I’ve seen. Not only is it the lowest-risk treatment I’ve seen, it’s also the cheapest and easiest to do.
That’s why I’m extremely confident that when you start following the videos (or the written manual – your choice!), it will go a long way to regaining your good health and…
It Will Be The Happiest Day Of Your Life!
If you’re finished for good with CPAP, dental devices, surgery, and all the rest of it…
If you’re ready to take your life into your own hands…
…then this is the solution you’ve been searching for.
Imagine yourself in six months from now… Are you still suffering from this debilitating condition or…are you living a vigorous, active, alert life, enjoying renewed energy and vitality without the chronic fatigue of sleep apnea? The choice is yours…
Bear in mind that 95% of the people who suffer from sleep apnea will continue to suffer with CPAP. Many of them will simply accept the “status quo” and go with the knee-jerk treatment that their doctor prescribed for them.
If you’re one of the few people who are motivated enough to explore new solutions – one of the top 5% who are ready to do what it takes to finally be rid of apnea, then join us and order today, because “just thinking about it” never led anyone to better health!
As Nike says: “Just do it!”
“…now I’m ‘the best mummy in the world’. Before I was the ‘grumpiest’!”
“My Obstructive Sleep Apnea has been reduced by roughly 60% since starting the exercises.
My husband has, at last, shut up about my snoring!
A tip from me if you’re going to start some oropharyngeal exercises: gargle with some lukewarm water for a minute prior to exercising.
I find this helps to relax my throat.
I would never stop my exercise routine, my life’s so very different now. I am more awake and full of energy for my daughter.
Apparently now I’m ‘the best mummy in the world’. Before I was the ‘grumpiest’”!
“Wow, the exercises really are working!”
Wow, the exercises really are working! I have been doing all of them because I wanted to get relief as quick as possible, and today my wife said that last night she didn’t hear me snoring at all.
When I completely relax my throat muscles now, air can pass through without any snoring noise, and 2 days ago when I did this no air could get through.
Really grateful that you made this program!
Marc MacDonald, M.Sc.
Independent Sleep Apnea Researcher
P.S. If you have any questions or concerns you’d like answered before you order, feel free to contact me at any time. The exercises in the Sleep Apnea Exercises Program are based on mouth, throat, and tongue exercises that have been proven in scientific studies to cure (or significantly reduce) obstructive sleep apnea AND snoring.
Please do not make the mistake of dismissing this opportunity out of concern that it may be hype or some scam. If you have reservations let me put your mind at rest. I will be more than happy to talk to you if you need reassurance. I’m confident that my program can work for you too. Action is the only way forward!
P.P.S. Remember, with the 100% money back guarantee, there’s no risk on your part. You have nothing to lose by at least trying my Sleep Apnea Exercises Program, and you need to act quickly to get in on this offer before the price goes up, so click here to order today!
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