HEALTHY LIVING
03/29/2013 08:12 am ET

5 Ways To Reduce Snoring (VIDEO)

Since sleep is of the utmost importance to maintain health and even aid weight loss, it's crucial to ensure you snag those Zzzs.

Snoring can be frustrating (just ask your bed partner), but the annoying sound can also be a sign of something more serious: heart problems.

If you're ready to put an end to snoring, one simple thing to try is limiting your consumption of alcohol. Avoiding that night cap can help because alcohol relaxes airway muscles, making breathing harder. Losing weight can make it easier to breath as well, and -- good news -- drinking less can aid weight loss.

Still searching for snore-free rest? Watch the video above for three more suggestions, including one unconventional method that sounds so crazy, it just might work.

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