FAQs

What is Breathing Relief™?

It is a nasal dilator that opens the nasal airways allowing you to breathe more easily.

Can it be used during sport?

By aiding breathing many people use it during their sports activities. However, we do not advise the use of a Breathing Relief™ dilator when participating in contact sports such as rugby, hockey, boxing etc.

Which type of breathing problems can this nasal dilator help cure?

All nasal restrictions relating to semi- or fully-collapsed nostrils.

Why does the collapsing of the nostrils cause such a problem?

Because the restriction of air during the inhalation process causes the mouth to open to supplement the necessary air supply to the lungs. Consequently the two-way air flow, results in snoring and also in some cases allows the tongue to fall back freely and thus block both airways (sleep apnoea).

Are there many sufferers with this complaint?

The majority of snorers suffer from the collapsing of the nostrils during the inhalation process.

How effective is this product in maintaining sufficient air to reach the lungs through the nostrils alone?

Very effective as the Breathing Relief™ adjustable nasal dilator prevents the nostrils from collapsing and in fact can be adjusted to open them to increase airflow.

How does your product compare with rival products?

This exclusive device allows personal control of air intake by adjusting the size of the nasal passages.

How can this nasal dilator help sufferers of sleep apnoea?

By opening the nasal passages the brain registers that the lungs are receiving sufficient air (oxygen) from that source and as no supplementary supply is required, the mouth stays closed.

What is sleep apnoea?

This condition is caused when the mouth is open during sleep process and the tongue falls towards the back of the throat blocking the airways.

Apart from sleeping has this nasal dilator other beneficial uses?

Yes – all types of sports, keep fit classes, running and other non-contact sports.

Should I have a problem with insertion or adjustment of the dilator have you any recommendations?

Just go to the ‘How it Works’ page on our website www.breathingrelief.com and watch the movie clip which shows you how to insert the clip correctly.

Can bad sleeping patters be attributed to weight gain?

Yes they cause low energy levels through insufficient rest. The next day the sufferer tries to perk up these levels using stimulants such as tea, coffee and sugary products and even comfort eating to combat the tiredness. This can also apply to their partner.

How does the price of the nasal dilator compare with similar products on the market?

It is fairly priced and has at least a 6 month lifetime under normal wear and tear.

Can this product be used if the sufferers have a deviated septum?

Yes as the nasal dilator only has contact with the inside wall of the nostrils.

What makes your product different?

It is the unique design. The nasal dilator anchors comfortably inside the nose allowing the wings to support the inside of the nostrils and prevent collapse.

Why is your product so unique?

It is the only nasal dilator on the market that can be controlled to adjust the airflow through the nasal passages to supply sufficient air to the lungs.

Why do the nostrils collapse during the inhaling process?

Imagine the lungs as a pair of bellows. When they expand they suck the air down through the nostrils. A vacuum effect is caused around the nasal passages. If the nostrils are not stiff enough to withstand this pressure they are sucked inwards.

Is this product comfortable to wear?

Yes it is specially designed to settle inside the nose anchoring at the front and rear of the nostrils.

Why are there two sizes of nasal dilator?

In most cases these sizes fit 90% of the population however trials revealed that the bridge depth for women is much shallower than for men.