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Teeth grinding might be causing your headaches

Teeth grinding might be causing your headaches

Headaches and migraines can be caused by teeth grinding. This involuntary and excessive clenching and grinding of your teeth is a common condition with one in five adults being affected in the U.S. at the moment–it continues to rise. As a result, teeth grinding, or Bruxism, can result in significant tooth wear and enamel erosion. […]

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Driving while tired can be dangerous

Driving while tired can be dangerous

If you are driving while drowsy, you are about eight times more likely to cause an accident, according to federal estimates. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety used in-vehicle camera footage of thousands of drivers who previously agreed to participate in the study. After reviewing all the information, the study found that motorists are falling […]

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What you need to know about TMD

What you need to know about TMD

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (TMD) is a complicated condition with the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research estimating that more than 10 million Americans suffer from this dysfunction. However, answers are still missing to what causes it. As research continues, we learn what works for treatment, some potential causes and what seems like a […]

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Say, “Yes” to Hot and Cold Pack for TMD Relief

Say, “Yes” to Hot and Cold Pack for TMD Relief

Ouch! If you suffer from jaw pain or clicking, it can be extremely uncomfortable. Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are complex musculoskeletal health complications that impact neurological pain in the face. And for many sufferers, symptoms experienced can be difficult to manage. If you suffer from jaw pain, it is important to seek help from your dentist […]

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Your Apple Watch and Sleep Apnea, Hypertension

Your Apple Watch and Sleep Apnea, Hypertension

As the years pass by, it seems that more and more people are wearing Apple Watches, FitBits and other wearable devices. A recent study by the University of California San Francisco and the health startup Cardiogram aims to provide details about how well you can use your Apple Watch to detect common health problems such […]

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Snoring, sleep apnea can be linked with your weight

Snoring, sleep apnea can be linked with your weight

There are numerous influencers on the development of sleep apnea.  While we do not always understand each relationship, one thing is clear–weight loss can help improve symptoms of sleep apnea. It can significantly improve, and potentially eliminate, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) symptoms in obese people. Let’s take a closer look at the link between weight […]