If you suffer with frequent allergies and nasal congestion, then the nose has a problem. It's also the logical place to start looking for asnoring problem.
So, it is really essential to open the nasal passages as quick as possible. Nasal strips are one of the most popular remedies that quickly cure snoring or nasal congestion.
Nasal Strips is like a Band-Aid with a flexible backbone, which holds the nostrils open when the strip is stuck across the bridge of a nose. These are drug-free, non-prescription devices that work mechanically to keep the nose open and make breathing easier.
Nasal strips typically consist of one or more bands of plastic embedded in an adhesive pad. It must be properly placed across the nose, so that the bands attempt to straighten. This action lifts the sides of the nose, widening the space in the nasal passage and it greatly helps to maintain the airflow throughout the time.
Nasal congestion either formed due to cold, allergies or other reasons will narrow the small breathing space at the back of the nostril, which makes the problem for breathing through the nose more difficult. A nasal strip widens the air passage to reduce nasal airflow resistance and provide temporary relief from nasal congestion.
Nasal strips can be used for improving the nasal breathing without taking any drugs. This strip can be used whenever easier breathing is desired-like: while congested from allergies or colds, during exercise and sleep, or throughout the day.
Anyone can use nasal strips, except children under five years of age.
The strips are made with medical grade adhesive and fabric. It is drug-free! Still now there is no side effects in long term use, have been studied or reported. Mostly we use this strip at night....but we can use this strips throughout the whole day. There is some common experience of temporary increase in salvation and some tenderness in the jaw joint area during the adjustment period of these strips.
These days, athletics and many other general people who are facing problems due to their nasal congestion, have started to make use of this nasal strips. Athletes use it to increase their performance in the sports. Nasal strips will most the way control the snoring troubles. The nasal strips allow a good rate of airflow, when the person wears it. You could find most number of hockey and football players wearing the nasal strips over their nasal, in order to experience an improved breath. Keeping the nasal strip will help the player's nasal airway to stay open all though the game.
There are different types of nasal strips available in market.
Some of them are: Breathe Right Nasal Strips, AirPlus nasal strips, etc.