What is Chin strap?

Category: Equipment

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The chin strap, typically made of stretchy neoprene, assists in keeping the jaw and mouth shut and forcing the mouth snorer to breathe naturally through the nasal passage. Chin straps are also used for sleep apnea.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Chin strap

Side effect Patients Percentage
Partially obstructed airway 1

Why patients stopped taking Chin strap

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Chin strap

Duration

Stopped using Chin strap

Duration Patients Percentage
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Chin strap.