A member asked:

When i sleep, according to my husband, i can breathe in through my nose, but i am unable to breathe out through my nose but instead let it outmy mouth?

5 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Kevin Nail answered

Specializes in Dentistry

You could have some abnormality in your sinuses that cause this. For instance, a deviated septum or broken nasal septal bone blocking the way. It could just be the way your brain is programmed. You could buy a strap used to prevent mouth breathing that keeps your mouth closed while you sleep. Check with an ENT if you are concerned. They can definitely help you get an idea of the cause of this.

Answered Oct 24, 2017



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Dr. Paul Grin answered

Specializes in Pain Management

is Chin-Up Strip They are designed to re-direct breathing through the nasal passages to provide a training nasal breathing.

Answered Jun 7, 2015



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