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Headaches With/Without an Aura

Headaches With/Without an Aura

Your day is going perfectly. The sun is shining and you are getting all your work done. But then something happens. Your head begins to throb and you even begin to see small black splotches in your vision. What is this? An aura is a perceptual disturbance experienced by someone with a migraine or headache […]

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4 Reasons to Get Your Sleep Apnea Treated

4 Reasons to Get Your Sleep Apnea Treated

You may not realize the impact your sleep apnea is having on your overall healthy and day-to-day life, but it is taking a large toll on every part of your life. From morning headaches to an inability to perform at work or school, sleep apnea is disrupting your life. By getting your sleep apnea treated, […]

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Is Tax Season Getting You Down?

Is Tax Season Getting You Down?

It’s that dreadful time of year again—tax season. And with taxes comes extreme amounts of stress and headaches. However, did you know that the stress of doing your taxes can also take a toll on your jaw? When a person is stressed they can often experience abnormal jaw pressure and they can even grind their […]

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What Groups are at Risk for Neuropathic Pain?

What Groups are at Risk for Neuropathic Pain?

A variety of risk factors can increase your chances of developing a neuropathic pain condition. With the underlying cause of many neuropathic pain conditions unknown, there still remains considerable uncertainty about what might increase the incidence of orofacial neuropathy. Let’s take a look at a few major orofacial neuropathic pain conditions. Trigeminal Neuralgia Although a […]

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An Overview of Sleep Apnea in Children

An Overview of Sleep Apnea in Children

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep related breathing disorder and is one component of a spectrum of sleep disordered breathing. It occurs when the muscles relax after you fall asleep and, as a result, soft tissue in the back of the throat collapses and blocks the airway leading to partial reductions in breathing. In […]

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Avoid or Limit Stress this Year

Avoid or Limit Stress this Year

With the New Year might come new stress. From upcoming taxes to maintaining your New Year’s Resolutions, stress can take a toll on your health and your smile. So, when thinking about your resolutions, it is important to add in factors to keep you stress-free, or limit stress as much as possible—your health will thank […]