{"id":606183948594,"title":"Sleep Saviour Review: Can Earbuds Stop Snoring?","created_at":"2023-09-01T23:30:18-04:00","body_html":"\u003cscript type=\"application\/ld+json\"\u003e\/\/ \u003c![CDATA[\n{\n \"@context\": \"https:\/\/schema.org\",\n \"@type\": \"Article\",\n \"headline\": \"Sleep Saviour Review: Can Earbuds Stop Snoring?\",\n \"keywords\": \"sleep saviour, sleep saviour review, sleep saviour reviews, sleep saviour earset, sleep saviours\",\n \"description\": \"Our research team analyzes the technology backing Sleep Saviour to give our take on whether these earbuds are likely to reduce snoring, or if they're a waste of money. We share our concerns about the brand's clinical trial, and discuss Bluetooth devices and cancer risk.\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/blogs\/health\/sleep-saviour-review\",\n\"author\": \n {\n \"@type\": \"Person\",\n \"name\": \"Calloway Cook\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/pages\/calloway-cook\",\n \"sameAs\": \"https:\/\/www.linkedin.com\/in\/calloway-cook\/\",\n \"jobTitle\": \"President\",\n \"knowsAbout\": \"entrepreneurship, dietary supplements, herbal supplements, eCommerce, medical research\",\n \"alumniOf\": {\n \"@type\": \"EducationalOrganization\",\n \"name\": \"S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University\"\n },\n \"memberOf\": {\n \"@type\": \"Organization\",\n \"name\": \"Illuminate Labs\"\n }\n },\n\"editor\": {\n \"@type\": \"Person\",\n \"name\": \"Nicole Tyer\",\n \"honorificSuffix\": \"M.D.\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/pages\/nicole-tyer\",\n \"sameAs\": [\n \"https:\/\/www.linkedin.com\/in\/nicole-tyer-md-645671106\/\",\n \"https:\/\/www.sharecare.com\/doctor\/dr-nicole-m-tyer\"\n ],\n \"jobTitle\": \"Medical Reviewer\",\n \"knowsAbout\": \"obesity, weight loss, medicine, clinical trials, health, wellness, longevity, internal medicine, supplements, medications, food, nutrition\",\n \"alumniOf\": {\n \"@type\": \"EducationalOrganization\",\n \"name\": [\n \"Drexel University College of Medicine\",\n \"University of California, Los Angeles\"\n ]\n },\n \"memberOf\": {\n \"@type\": \"Organization\",\n \"name\": \"Illuminate Labs\"\n }\n},\n\"image\": {\n\"@type\": \"ImageObject\",\n\"url\": \"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Sleep_Saviour_Thumbnail.png?v=1693625596\",\n\"width\": \"4000\",\n\"height\": \"4000\"\n},\n\"citation\": [\n\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/\", \n\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/22021071\/\",\n\"https:\/\/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/pmc\/articles\/PMC9159629\/\",\n\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/9299650\/\",\n\"https:\/\/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/pmc\/articles\/PMC6822978\/\"\n],\n\"mentions\": [{\n \"@type\": \"Thing\",\n \"name\": \"earset\"\n },\n {\n \"@type\": \"Thing\",\n \"name\": \"bone conduction technology\"\n },\n {\n \"@type\": \"Brand\",\n \"name\": \"PubMed\"\n },\n {\n \"@type\": \"Organization\",\n \"name\": \"CBC\"\n },\n {\n \"@type\": \"Thing\",\n \"name\": \"cancer\"\n }\n],\n\"datePublished\": \"2023-09-01\",\n\"copyrightHolder\": {\n \"@type\": \"Organization\",\n \"name\": \"Illuminate Labs\"\n},\n\"publisher\": {\n \"@type\": \"Organization\",\n \"name\": \"Illuminate Labs\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/\",\n \"description\": \"Illuminate Labs is the most transparent supplement company in the U.S., and is a leading publisher of research-based health information.\",\n \"knowsAbout\": \"supplements, science, nutrition, exercise, health, medication, pharmaceutical, wellness, diet, weight loss, medical research\",\n \"publishingPrinciples\": \"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/pages\/editorial-guidelines\",\n \"memberOf\": [\n {\n \"@type\": \"Organization\",\n \"name\": \"U.S. Chamber of Commerce\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/www.uschamber.com\/\"\n },\n {\n \"@type\": \"Organization\",\n \"name\": \"Certified B Corp\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/www.bcorporation.net\/en-us\/\"\n },\n {\n \"@type\": \"Organization\",\n \"name\": \"Natural Products Association\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/www.npanational.org\/\"\n }\n ], \n \"logo\": {\n \"@type\": \"ImageObject\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Illuminate_Labs_Favicon_48x48_7595c3cc-e27b-47b8-a4fe-edcc7ed9b29a.png?v=1666502785\", \n \"width\": 48,\n \"height\": 48\n},\n \"foundingDate\": \"2019-01-30\",\n \"sameAs\": [\n \"https:\/\/www.instagram.com\/illuminatelabs\",\n \"https:\/\/twitter.com\/illuminatelabs\",\n \"https:\/\/www.linkedin.com\/company\/illuminate-labs-supplements\",\n \"https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/channel\/UCpgSJAsIPb-fZ25djtTxBEA\"\n ]\n }\n}\n\/\/ ]]\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Sleep_Saviour_Review_Article_Header_Image_Optimized.png?v=1693625275\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"dc\"\u003eS\u003c\/span\u003eleep Saviour is an earset used to prevent snoring. The brand suggests that their device is “The only Comfortable and Effective Snoring Solution.”\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eBut how does Sleep Saviour work? Is it proven to be effective in research studies? Does it really make sense to use an earset to prevent nighttime snoring? And are anti-snoring devices a scam?\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eIn this article we’ll answer all of these questions and more, as we analyze the technology behind Sleep Saviour to give our take on whether this device is likely to be effective, or if it’s a waste of money.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWe’ll feature a well-researched video investigating whether or not anti-snoring devices are a scam, and explain whether or not this device has been clinically shown to work.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eHow Does Sleep Saviour Work?\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eAccording to the manufacturer, Sleep Saviour works by sending sounds directly into the inner ear that stop snoring.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThere is little technical documentation on the brand’s website explaining the mechanism of action beyond this generic description.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThe Sleep Saviour website claims that the device uses “bone conduction technology,” however we’re unable to find any clinical trials in \u003c\/b\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/\"\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003ePubMed\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e suggesting that this type of technology is effective for snoring relief\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e (we can’t find any clinical trials suggesting it’s effective for anything to be honest).\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThe brand published a video on YouTube explaining how their device works:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003ciframe width=\"560\" height=\"315\" src=\"https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/embed\/PcQZRZL5Odw?si=JvpcATrmvh9KvxMm\" title=\"YouTube video player\" frameborder=\"0\" allow=\"accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share\" allowfullscreen=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/iframe\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eIs Sleep Saviour Proven to Work?\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eSleep Saviour’s website states that their device is “clinically tested and validated.”\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eHowever, at the time of publishing this article, users are required to submit their email to access the clinical study.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWe find this to be a highly questionable marketing practice, because gatekeeping clinical research related to efficacy and safety is not a marketing practice with which we agree.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eConsumers should be able to access clinical data to make an informed purchase decision, and to share with their healthcare provider.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWe cannot find any publicly available clinical studies on Sleep Saviour published in peer-reviewed medical journals.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eAs we’ve stated in many Illuminate Health reviews, we recommend that consumers be extremely wary of clinical trials that are not published in peer-reviewed journals, due to potential bias involved.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWe urge Sleep Saviour to publish the clinical trial freely without requiring email signup to their potential customers.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eAre Anti-Snoring Devices a Scam?\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eA video from the CBC channel is only four minutes long and investigates the efficacy of some of the most popular anti-snoring devices:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003ciframe title=\"YouTube video player\" src=\"https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/embed\/UAhgAm4PPis?si=tplEV2RcL4T-rDKQ\" height=\"315\" width=\"560\" allowfullscreen=\"\" allow=\"accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share\" frameborder=\"0\"\u003e\u003c\/iframe\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eDo Bluetooth Devices Cause Cancer?\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThere has been a lot written about the association between bluetooth devices near the brain and cancer.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThe clinical studies we’ve come across suggest no causal effect.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eA \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/22021071\/\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/22021071\/\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003emedical review\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e published in the \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eBioelectromagnetics\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e journal analyzed data from clinical trials on radiofrequency exposure from wireless phones and \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003econcluded that there was no association between such exposure and cancer risk.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eA 2022 \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/pmc\/articles\/PMC9159629\/\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/pmc\/articles\/PMC9159629\/\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003emedical review\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e reported no association between wireless devices like Bluetooth and cancer in children and adolescents, although the study authors suggested that more research is needed to conclusively state that there is no association.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWe haven’t come across any clinical trials finding Bluetooth devices to be associated with increased risk of cancer.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eOur Anti-Snoring Pick\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Breathe_Right_Strips_Image.png?v=1693625325\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/amzn.to\/45Rbb3m\" rel=\"sponsored\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/amzn.to\/45Rbb3m\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eBreathe Right Strips\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e are our top anti-snoring pick because they’re cheap, non-invasive and clinically shown to be effective.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThis brand sells a strip with adhesive that increases nasal airflow by widening nasal passages, even though the strip is applied externally. It’s quite a creative solution, and very convenient in our opinion.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eA \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/9299650\/\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/9299650\/\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eclinical trial\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e published in the \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eRhinology\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e journal \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003econcluded that “After using the strips there were statistically significant decreases in snoring.”\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eA 2019 \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/pmc\/articles\/PMC6822978\/\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/pmc\/articles\/PMC6822978\/\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eclinical trial\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e reported that in heavy snorers, Breathe Right strips were associated with significant improvements in both snoring and sleepiness.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eInterested consumers can check out Breathe Right Strips \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/amzn.to\/45Rbb3m\" rel=\"sponsored\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/amzn.to\/45Rbb3m\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eat this link\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e to the product’s official Amazon listing.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003ePros and Cons of Sleep Saviour\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eHere are the pros and cons of Sleep Saviour in our opinion:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003ePros:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cli style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eNon-invasive\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eUnlikely to cause side effects\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eFree shipping\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eCons:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cli style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eCompany fails to publish clinical study\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWe can’t find any evidence for proposed mechanism of action\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eBrand claims to use a technology we haven’t come across in clinical studies\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eHard to find any customer reviews\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eNot available on Amazon\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eConclusion\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWe can’t find any evidence that Sleep Saviour is effective, because the brand fails to freely publish their clinical trial.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eFurther, we can’t find any studies published in peer-reviewed journals on Sleep Saviour.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThe company claims to use a technology called “bone conduction technology” that we can’t find any evidence of in clinical studies.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eOverall, we find this device to be a waste of money.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eIt’s also quite challenging to find user reviews of this brand that are not published by the brand itself, which is a red flag. We couldn’t find one single user review on YouTube or TikTok to feature in this article.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWhile there has been much fearmongering online about the association of Bluetooth devices like Sleep Saviour and cancer, the medical studies we came across showed no association, and no increased cancer risk with use of Bluetooth devices.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e","blog_id":49281925193,"author":"Calloway Cook","user_id":26601750601,"published_at":"2023-09-01T23:41:18-04:00","updated_at":"2023-09-11T19:25:19-04:00","summary_html":"We analyze the technology backing Sleep Saviour to give our take on whether these earbuds are likely to reduce snoring, or if they're a waste of money. We share our concerns about the brand's clinical trial, and discuss Bluetooth devices and cancer risk.","template_suffix":"","handle":"sleep-saviour-review","tags":"_related:sleep"}

Sleep Saviour Review: Can Earbuds Stop Snoring?

Sleep Saviour Review: Can Earbuds Stop Snoring?


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Sleep Saviour is an earset used to prevent snoring. The brand suggests that their device is “The only Comfortable and Effective Snoring Solution.”

But how does Sleep Saviour work? Is it proven to be effective in research studies? Does it really make sense to use an earset to prevent nighttime snoring? And are anti-snoring devices a scam?

In this article we’ll answer all of these questions and more, as we analyze the technology behind Sleep Saviour to give our take on whether this device is likely to be effective, or if it’s a waste of money.

We’ll feature a well-researched video investigating whether or not anti-snoring devices are a scam, and explain whether or not this device has been clinically shown to work.

How Does Sleep Saviour Work?

According to the manufacturer, Sleep Saviour works by sending sounds directly into the inner ear that stop snoring.

There is little technical documentation on the brand’s website explaining the mechanism of action beyond this generic description.

The Sleep Saviour website claims that the device uses “bone conduction technology,” however we’re unable to find any clinical trials in PubMed suggesting that this type of technology is effective for snoring relief (we can’t find any clinical trials suggesting it’s effective for anything to be honest).

The brand published a video on YouTube explaining how their device works:

Is Sleep Saviour Proven to Work?

Sleep Saviour’s website states that their device is “clinically tested and validated.”

However, at the time of publishing this article, users are required to submit their email to access the clinical study.

We find this to be a highly questionable marketing practice, because gatekeeping clinical research related to efficacy and safety is not a marketing practice with which we agree.

Consumers should be able to access clinical data to make an informed purchase decision, and to share with their healthcare provider.

We cannot find any publicly available clinical studies on Sleep Saviour published in peer-reviewed medical journals.

As we’ve stated in many Illuminate Health reviews, we recommend that consumers be extremely wary of clinical trials that are not published in peer-reviewed journals, due to potential bias involved.

We urge Sleep Saviour to publish the clinical trial freely without requiring email signup to their potential customers.

Are Anti-Snoring Devices a Scam?

A video from the CBC channel is only four minutes long and investigates the efficacy of some of the most popular anti-snoring devices:

Do Bluetooth Devices Cause Cancer?

There has been a lot written about the association between bluetooth devices near the brain and cancer.

The clinical studies we’ve come across suggest no causal effect.

A medical review published in the Bioelectromagnetics journal analyzed data from clinical trials on radiofrequency exposure from wireless phones and concluded that there was no association between such exposure and cancer risk.

A 2022 medical review reported no association between wireless devices like Bluetooth and cancer in children and adolescents, although the study authors suggested that more research is needed to conclusively state that there is no association.

We haven’t come across any clinical trials finding Bluetooth devices to be associated with increased risk of cancer.

Our Anti-Snoring Pick

Breathe Right Strips are our top anti-snoring pick because they’re cheap, non-invasive and clinically shown to be effective.

This brand sells a strip with adhesive that increases nasal airflow by widening nasal passages, even though the strip is applied externally. It’s quite a creative solution, and very convenient in our opinion.

A clinical trial published in the Rhinology journal concluded that “After using the strips there were statistically significant decreases in snoring.”

A 2019 clinical trial reported that in heavy snorers, Breathe Right strips were associated with significant improvements in both snoring and sleepiness.

Interested consumers can check out Breathe Right Strips at this link to the product’s official Amazon listing.

Pros and Cons of Sleep Saviour

Here are the pros and cons of Sleep Saviour in our opinion:

Pros:

  • Non-invasive
  • Unlikely to cause side effects
  • Free shipping

Cons:

  • Company fails to publish clinical study
  • We can’t find any evidence for proposed mechanism of action
  • Brand claims to use a technology we haven’t come across in clinical studies
  • Hard to find any customer reviews
  • Not available on Amazon
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Conclusion

We can’t find any evidence that Sleep Saviour is effective, because the brand fails to freely publish their clinical trial.

Further, we can’t find any studies published in peer-reviewed journals on Sleep Saviour.

The company claims to use a technology called “bone conduction technology” that we can’t find any evidence of in clinical studies.

Overall, we find this device to be a waste of money.

It’s also quite challenging to find user reviews of this brand that are not published by the brand itself, which is a red flag. We couldn’t find one single user review on YouTube or TikTok to feature in this article.

While there has been much fearmongering online about the association of Bluetooth devices like Sleep Saviour and cancer, the medical studies we came across showed no association, and no increased cancer risk with use of Bluetooth devices.