Mouth Taping whilst sleeping to help with nasal breathing seems to be one of those dodgy practices when one first hears about it, though like a lot of things, when one actually does the research, there are so many beneficial benefits to Mouth Taping whilst sleeping, that one wonders why more people don’t actually do it.
And the type of taping that one is talking about isn’t about closing off the whole mouth, it’s just about using the tape as a reminder for keeping the mouth and jaw closed, so in reality, only a small amount of tape is used, and placed vertically over the lips.
Mouth Taping for Beneficial Breathing
And the next clip expands out more about the benefits of such a practice.
Breath: Expert Q & A – Mouth Taping
I started mouth taping about 3 months ago, and over that time I’ve noticed a lot of improvements in the way that I sleep and the amount that I breath, though one of the benefits that I’m looking for is a drop in dental cavities, so that one is a work in progress, for breathing through the nose doesn’t dry out the mouth that breathing through the mouth does.
During life, we tend to look for the complicated solutions, whereas with an expansion of knowledge and a bit of thinking, the simple solutions start coming to the fore.
As Earnest Rutherford was quoted as saying:
“We haven’t got the money, so we’ve got to think”
Top 20 Earnest Rutherford Quotes
Mouth taping to help with night time nasal breathing may not be for everyone, though I have found it beneficial and wouldn’t go back to not doing it, for in doing the research and being exposed to new knowledge, nasal breathing is one of those small things that has a big and profound effect, or quite simply, it can change your life, for:
A lot of the times, the most simplest of things can have the most profound of effects
And another quote to finish off:
The person who doesn’t think small things matter has never spent the night in a tent with a mosquito