AIRMAX™ Snoring Nasal Device (Nasal Dilator)

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AIRMAX™ Snoring Nasal Device (Nasal Dilator)
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DESCRIPTION

* Current stock is a Trial version which includes both medium and small size AIRMAX Nasal Dilator.

The AIRMAX™ Snoring Nasal Device, from the makers of Mack’s®, is a specially designed nasal device that helps users breathe more freely through their nose. It is:

  • A simple solution for individuals who have sleeping and breathing difficulties
  • Designed to be comfortably placed inside the nasal passages – its patented, aerodynamic “winged” design is clinically proven to help improve airflow by expanding the nasal passages
  • Clinically proven to help reduce snoring and mild sleep apnea, and to relieve nasal congestion
  • A patented design
  • An FDA registered medical device made of hypoallergenic, medical grade material that is soft, flexible and comfortable
  • More effective than Breathe Right® Nasal Strips
  • Comes with medium AND small, and includes carrying case

Benefits

The AIRMAX™ Snoring Nasal Device helps with various conditions. Below is an overview of the conditions for which it can offer relief:

Snoring

AIRMAX™ is an example of a non-surgical, non-invasive treatment for snoring. Its efficacy has been proven in clinical studies.The sound of snoring is sometimes so strong that a partner, family or in some cases even the neighbors suffer from its effects. Snoring* is created by a restriction in the airway. It is caused by vibrations of the soft palate and other tissue in the mouth, nose and throat (upper airway). It is caused by turbulence inside the airway during inspiration. The turbulence is caused by a partial blockage that may be located anywhere from the tip of the nose to the vocal chords.Twenty percent of all adults are chronic snorers, and 45% of normal adults snore occasionally. As people grow older, their chance of snoring increases. Approximately half of all individuals over 60 snore regularly.

The following are possible causes of snoring:
  • Sleeping position (on the back)
  • Narrowing of the nasal cavity
  • Blocked nose due to a cold, allergies, etc.
  • Collapsing nostrils
  • Fatigue
  • Alcohol and Sleeping pills
  • Smoking
  • Overeating and lack of exercise
An ENT specialist can determine what makes you snore. He/she will ask you questions to check if any of the reasons listed above could be a possible cause for snoring. In addition, the ENT specialist may investigate the nose and the pharynx extensively with a flexible endoscope. Sometimes further tests like allergy tests or X-rays need to be used to determine the cause of the snoring. 
Snoring can be corrected by surgical or non-surgical treatments.


*Source: British snoring and sleep apnea association


Sleep Apnea

AIRMAX™ can help in cases of light sleep apnea/OSA and it can be used in combination with an oxygen mask (e.g. CPAP) and has been proven to increase compliance for CPAP users. AIRMAX™ efficacy has been proven in clinical studies.

Obstructive sleep apnea* (OSA) is a condition that causes interrupted breathing during sleep. The muscles and soft tissues in the throat relax and collapse sufficiently to cause a total blockage of the airway; it is called an apnea when the airflow is blocked for 10 seconds or more. The term ‘obstructive’ distinguishes OSA from rarer forms of sleep apnea, such as central sleep apnea, which is caused by the brain ‘forgetting’ to breathe during sleep. 
Sleep apnea is associated with being overweight, and other risk factors.

Sleep is driven by natural brain activity. You need to have a certain amount of deep sleep for your body and mind to be fully refreshed. Having only limited episodes of deep sleep will leave you feeling very tired the next day. During the night, people with OSA may experience repeated episodes of apnea. During an episode, lack of oxygen causes the person to come out of deep sleep and into a lighter state of sleep, or a brief period of wakefulness, in order to restore normal breathing. However, after falling back into deep sleep, further episodes of apnea can occur. Such events may occur more than once a minute throughout the night.

Most people with OSA snore loudly. Their breathing may be noisy and labored and is often interrupted by gasping and snorting with each episode of apnea. The repeated interruptions to sleep caused by OSA can make the person feel very tired during the day. A person with OSA will usually have no memory of breathlessness, so they are often unaware that they are not getting a proper night’s sleep.

* Source: National Health Service (NHS), United Kingdom

Nasal congestion

While many people think that a nose gets congested* (stuffy) from too much thick mucus, in most cases, the nose becomes congested when the tissues lining it become swollen. The swelling is due to inflamed blood vessels. Significant congestion may interfere with sleep.AIRMAX™ helps patients suffering from nasal congestion to breathe more freely through the nose. Its efficacy has been proven in clinical studies.

A stuffy nose is usually caused by a virus or bacteria. Causes include:

  • Common cold
  • Flu
  • Sinus infection

The congestion typically goes away by itself within a week.

Congestion also can be caused by:

  • Hay fever or other allergies
  • Use of some nasal sprays or drops for more than 3 days (may make nasal stuffiness worse)
  • Nasal polyps
  • Pregnancy
  • Vasomotor rhinitis

Instructions for Use

Clean the device with water before and after use. When using AIRMAX™ for the first time, we recommend the use of a mirror to help you position the device. The AIRMAX™ device is properly positioned when the “legs” widen the nasal entrance and when the “connecting bridge” is touching your nasal septum. Refer to illustration below.

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You should use the AIRMAX™ device each night for at least 2 consecutive weeks, as it may take time for your nose to become accustomed to the shape of the AIRMAX™ device.

Cleaning Instructions
The AIRMAX™ device can be cleaned with water and mild soap. Each AIRMAX™ device should only be used by one person to prevent transfer of diseases like the common cold.

If you have trouble placing the AIRMAX™ device in your nose because your nose is not symmetrical, you should not use it.

Caution
If, after placement of device, you do not notice improvement in breathing, we advise you seek the advice of an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) doctor.

If, after regular use of the AIRMAX™ device, your nasal passages become irritated, this could be an allergic reaction to the medical grade plastic. Discontinue use and see a physician if condition persists. To date, no allergic reactions have been reported.

AIRMAX™ is not suitable for children under the age of 12. Keep out of reach of younger children to prevent choking.

DELIVERY AND RETURNS

WHEN WILL MY ORDER ARRIVE?

As of March 2024, we aim to deliver all orders within 2 working days. Orders to rural locations may take longer. For more precise estimates enter your postcode at checkout.

Orders to Australia orders can be made from our Australian store.

Other international orders take up to 15 days depending on location.


WHERE DO YOU SHIP FROM?

We ship Monday to Thursday from our warehouse in Auckland, New Zealand.

WHEN WILL MY ORDER BE SHIPPED?

If you order before 2.00pm Mon-Thurs we will dispatch that day. If you order on the weekend or after 2.00pm on a Thursday your order will ship the following Monday.

HOW MUCH IS SHIPPING?

Shipping on orders valued $90 or more are free! Shipping costs on orders valued under $90 depend on shipping method selected at checkout.

DO YOU ACCEPT RETURNS?

Please see our Returns Policy.

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WHAT PAYMENT METHODS ARE AVAILABLE?

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3.7
Rated 3.7 out of 5 stars
Based on 55 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 22 Total 4 star reviews: 14 Total 3 star reviews: 6 Total 2 star reviews: 6 Total 1 star reviews: 7
73%would recommend this product
ProtectionRated 3.8 on a scale of 1 to 5
QualityRated 4.1 on a scale of 1 to 5
ComfortRated 3.7 on a scale of 1 to 5
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55 reviews
  • MH
    Megan H.
    Flag of Australia
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 55 - 64
    Gender Female
    Used For Sleeping
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    2 months ago
    Nasal device

    Fantastic. Has stopped my snoring. Helps me to wake up from a better sleep . Wish I knew years ago

    ProtectionRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    ComfortRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • KF
    Kerri F.
    Flag of Australia
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 55 - 64
    Gender Female
    Used For Sleeping
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 months ago
    These really work

    I wasn’t sure about using nasal dilators , however I was desperate to try something. Since the first night I have been amazed at how much difference they make to open your nasal passages. I also think it has had a very positive impact on the quality of my sleep and I’m not waking up with a dry mouth and sore throat every day.

    Have recommended them to friends as well. Also they were surprisingly easy to get used to wearing and I don’t really notice them after a few minutes of inserting them. Sometimes I even use them during the day when I’m reading as well.

    ProtectionRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    ComfortRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • AM
    Annika M.
    Flag of Australia
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 25 - 34
    Used For Sleeping
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    7 months ago
    Works great!

    I got these as a replacement for the sticky nasal strips as they were tearing skin off my nose!! This works great. Took a night or two to get fully comfortable with it in my nose but now I couldn't sleep without it. Opens my collapsing nose *just* enough to let a decent amount of air in and stops me mouth breathing, and I sleep much better.

    ProtectionRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    ComfortRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • VW
    Vivian Wei-Yen C.
    Flag of Australia
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 35 - 44
    Gender Female
    Used For Sleeping
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 year ago
    Thank goodness for such a product.

    For a guy who suffers from an extra tissue growth in my nasal passage this product dilates my nasal passage as described… feels good to be able to breathe better in my sleep now.. and nothing but grateful for this product. Thank you!

    ProtectionRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    ComfortRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • CH
    Cit H.
    Flag of New Zealand
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 35 - 44
    Gender Female
    Used For Sleeping
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 year ago
    Good Product

    Feels a little strange for the first night but really helps make your nose feel open and breathing better.

    ProtectionRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    ComfortRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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