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If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, do what your docs say and wear your mask. Hostage Tape isn't a replacement for your CPAP mask, but it can help improve CPAP compliance, by reducing open-mouth snoring, preventing air from escaping from your open mouth, and improving your sleep quality even if you don't snore.
You're probably thinking this sounds stupid, won't taping my mouth shut make it worse!?
Mouth-breathing during sleep is a leading cause of snoring, sleep apnea, and bad sleep.
- Leading cause of snoring
- Increased risk of divorce
- Bad breath (halitosis)
- Chronic fatigue
- Brain fog
- Chronic stress and anxiety
- Increased Blood pressure
+ Reduce or eliminate snoring and apnea
+ Increase oxygen uptake and circulation so you have more enegry
+ Filter and warm the air for our lungs
+ Nitric oxide production to help reduce inflamation, boost immune system, regulate blood pressure
+ Reduce bad breath, tooth decay, and dry mouth
+ Helps your diaphragm work properly which relaxes your body
+ Decrease stress and anxiety
+ Better sleep
+ Sweet, sweet silence
While Hostage Tape is generally safe. Do not use Hostage Tape if you have trouble breathing through your nose. Do not use if you are obese (BMI over 35), Do not use if you have very low blood pressure. Do not use if you have severe heart or breathing problems, or if you have a cold, sinus, or ear infection. Do not use if you have severely chapped lips or non-intact skin immediately around the mouth, or after consuming alcohol or sedatives. Seriously don't do it.