My snoring problem has been bothering me for years. I guess I tried all the snoring devices advertised, except for the mouthpiece because I always pictured myself drooling and throwing up with that device in my mouth.
However, my daughter gave me one as a gift on Christmas Day. I never told her I am averse to trying snoring mouthpieces, but I gladly accepted the gift. I promised to try it that night while they were still home for the holidays.
But in reality, I was iffy about it. I don’t even want to touch it. But, I already promised my daughter that I would give this Zyppah thing a try.
I searched for Zyppah reviews on the internet, and I’ve seen a lot of positive feedback. I was just worried about the discomfort the users experienced on the first time they tried. My husband was very supportive. He said that I did not have to do it if I do not want. But I kept thinking about my daughter, so I just went ahead and gave it a go.
I did the boil-and-bite process. It was relatively easy. I was even amused to see my teeth imprinted on the device. And the best part was it doesn’t feel painful. I thought it would hurt. In my experience, it was just a little discomfort, like your mouth is being stretched. The drooling part is real, but it was not that bothersome. I was pleasantly surprised at how my initial thoughts were proven to be unfounded.
But the true test of the device was whether it could stop my snoring. I was wearing the device in my mouth for over an hour, and I was doubtful whether it will work. My husband set up our old recorder, and he said that I should stop worrying. He told me to relax, and we’ll find out about it the next morning.
I couldn’t sleep at first. It was more of the anxiety I was feeling than the strange thing in my mouth. I fell asleep after some time only to be woken up by the yummy smell of breakfast.
I took off the Zyppah from my mouth and felt a little bit of ache, as expected. It was also a plus that the device was very easy to clean. I just soaked it on a denture cleaning tablet and dried it with a paper towel. The device has a protective case where you can keep it until the next use.
Then for the moment of truth, my husband told me that he did not hear me snore last night. He already scanned the recording and we only heard a little buzz. That is a significant improvement from my regular snores!
I was so thankful to my daughter for this special gift. I told her that the device worked. Then, she confessed that she is using a Zyppah, too.