What is Chin strap?

Category: Equipment


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
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Chin strap

Side effect Patients
Partially obstructed airway 1

Why patients stopped taking Chin strap

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


Stopped using Chin strap

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