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Be Careful of the Food You Eat on Thanksgiving

Be Careful of the Food You Eat on Thanksgiving

TMD is a painful condition that can worsen when eating the wrong foods. As you know, the holidays are just around the corner and that often means lots of different food! Many times this is the time of year where you will eat more food than you normally eat during the year—and it is often […]

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An Increase in Women’s Heart Risk

An Increase in Women’s Heart Risk

Experts say it is more important than ever to be screened for nighttime breathing disorders if you are a woman. With the added knowledge that sleep apnea can boost a woman’s risk for heart problems and even death, we want to make sure you are well taken care of. While there is no such effect […]

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Why is Sleep Apnea Treatment So Important?

Why is Sleep Apnea Treatment So Important?

As you have read already in previous blogs, sleep apnea is a disorder where your breathing is constantly interrupted while you sleep—you may wake up gasping for breath hundreds of times a night. These recurring interruptions mean your body doesn’t get the restorative rest it needs to feel refreshed each morning. Many people don’t think […]

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Are You Clenching Your Way to a Migraine?

Are You Clenching Your Way to a Migraine?

Migraines can put a damper on anyone’s day. They can mean time away from work, friends and family—and don’t forget he inconvenience and personal discomfort. One of the major causes of migraines is grinding and clenching during sleep. Whether it is caused by stress or anxiety, teeth grinding and TMD can cause migraines to develop. […]

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Contribute to MS Symptoms

Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Contribute to MS Symptoms

Fatigue and sleep complaints are commonly experienced by those living with multiple sclerosis (MS), which is an autoimmune disorder that affects the brain and spinal cord. A recent study from Pennsylvania State University stated that while depression plays a role in MS-related fatigue, sleep disturbance is the biggest contributor—that is where sleep apnea comes into […]

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4 Odd Facts About Your Nose

4 Odd Facts About Your Nose

While our noses can cause complications, and we might love or hate our noses, we do owe it one thing: it has diverse abilities. Other than playing a crucial role in your appearance and breathing, your nose plays other roles you may not even realize. Without our noses we would be miserable! And a lot […]

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Don’t Fight Sleep: Watch Out for Insomnia

Don’t Fight Sleep: Watch Out for Insomnia

The most common sleep complaint is insomnia. Whether you suffer from it or your friend does, you may have heard about insomnia before. Insomnia occurs when you have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep or do not feel refreshed in the morning. The causes, symptoms and severity of insomnia vary from person to person, but might […]

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Untreated Sleep Apnea Can Worsen Migraines

Untreated Sleep Apnea Can Worsen Migraines

We’ve seen connections between sleep apnea and an array of conditions, but did you know untreated sleep apnea can actually worsen migraine headaches? It can. Some migraines specialists even believe that most of their patients are not aware that they suffer from sleep breathing disorders—more proof that diagnosis and treatment are key to a leading […]

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TMD and Your Diet

TMD and Your Diet

Without proper nutrition you increase the risk of either gaining or losing weight or suffering from nutritional deficiencies due to the pain caused by TMD. And through this, it can lead to other health problems. When it comes to maintain your health and diet, remember to eat fruits, vegetables, starches, protein and dairy, but be […]

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Fibromyalgia is Often Misdiagnosed

Fibromyalgia is Often Misdiagnosed

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition that can often lead to exhaustion with no known cause. While it is not fatal, the pain can be excruciating.  When fibromyalgia is diagnosed and treated properly, most people have a significant reduction in symptoms and a much better quality of life. However, diagnosing fibromyalgia is often difficult and […]