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Cluster Headaches – What to Look Out For

Cluster Headaches – What to Look Out For

We’ve all experienced a headache or few at some point in our lives, but are you familiar with the different types of headaches you might experience? To get a better understanding of the headache you are experiencing, it is important to know what kind of headache it is in order to get proper treatment. One […]

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Find Relief from Your Headache and Migraine Pain

Find Relief from Your Headache and Migraine Pain

Headaches may often seem like a common occurrence for most people. However, it is important to understand that your headache can be more than just a common ache. You might suffer from a headache or a migraine, but what you may not realize is that the underlying cause to your pain, but be related to […]

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Your Bite and Your Headache: The Connection

Your Bite and Your Headache: The Connection

Did you know your bite can directly relate to your headache? It can! Nearly everyone on occasion experiences a throbbing headache that interferes with concentration at work or school, or it completely takes away your energy for the day. While many people associate headaches with stress, sometimes the source of that headache can be surprising. […]

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Are There Side Effects of Oral Appliance Therapy?

Are There Side Effects of Oral Appliance Therapy?

Oral appliance therapy is often used in the treatment of mild to moderate sleep apnea. By treating your sleep apnea, you can reduce your risk for heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other conditions. Treatment can also improve your daytime alertness, concentration and emotional stability—so why wouldn’t you want to get treated?  With ease of use […]

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Snoring vs. Sleep Apnea: What’s the Difference?

Snoring vs. Sleep Apnea: What’s the Difference?

When many people think of sleep apnea they immediately think of snoring. However, it is important to understand the difference between the two. While some people suffering from sleep apnea might snore, not all actually do. Let’s take a look at sleep apnea, snoring and what the difference is. What is Sleep Apnea? Obstructive sleep […]

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Alcohol and Sleep: Watch What You’re Drinking

Alcohol and Sleep: Watch What You’re Drinking

Getting your sleep apnea treated is important in your health and your sleep. However, there is another factor you might want to consider when it comes to your sleep. Throughout the year many people will celebrate a holiday, birthday or other even by drinking. Whether it is at a local bar or friend’s house, drinking […]

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Is 8 Hours of Sleep Really Good for You?

Is 8 Hours of Sleep Really Good for You?

Growing up, many of us were under the assumption that getting 8 hours of sleep or more a night was necessary. However, with recent research, people who sleep for more than 8 hours a day might now have an increased risk of stroke. This risk may even double for older people who persistently sleep longer […]

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Tension Type Headaches and How Your Dentist Can Help

Tension Type Headaches and How Your Dentist Can Help

Ouch! That throbbing pain in your head is back—what now? People who suffer from frequent headaches often miss out on many daily activities because they just can’t handle the pain. One type of headache is the tension type headache, which is the most common type among adults. A tension type headache may appear periodically or […]

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Peripheral Neuropathies: What does this mean?

Peripheral Neuropathies: What does this mean?

Have you ever experienced facial pain, but weren’t quite sure why it was happening? Peripheral neuropathy is the result of damage to your peripheral nerves. When this damage occurs, it often causes: Weakness Numbness Pain The peripheral nervous system sends information from your brain and spinal cord to the rest of your body. When damage […]