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TMJ Awareness Month

TMJ Awareness Month

Each month has a different awareness, and sometimes they can include multiple subjects. For November it is TMJ awareness! And, while November has come to an end, we need to ensure awareness continues every month. Let’s take a look at temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders and how to maintain your health. What is TMD? Often very […]

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What is the Link Between TMD, Tinnitus and Hearing Problems?

What is the Link Between TMD, Tinnitus and Hearing Problems?

The ringing in your ear is tinnitus, but what does that have to do with temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD)? To understand how TMD affects hearing and tinnitus, we first have to understand TMD, which can often be referred to as locked jaw. The jaw joints are responsible for opening the mouth, speaking, and chewing, so […]

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Why Sleep Apnea is Bad For Your Health

Why Sleep Apnea is Bad For Your Health

You’ve heard it before: Sleep apnea has negative consequences on your overall health. While you might already have heard this, we want to help you gain a better understanding of sleep apnea and why it is so harmful for your health. A lack of sleep can lead to exhaustion and crankiness, but long-term sleep disruption […]

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Think Twice Before Chewing Your Next Piece of Gum

Think Twice Before Chewing Your Next Piece of Gum

Pop! Snap! The sound of that bubble gum popping can be a daily habit for most people. Whether a person chews gum as a snack or because they like the flavor, it is a common occurrence. However, if you chew gum and suffer from headaches or jaw pain, you might want to think before you […]

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Do You Have Sleep Apnea Warning Signs?

Do You Have Sleep Apnea Warning Signs?

With over 25 million people suffering from sleep apnea, it is important to understand the risk factors involved. Sleep apnea is a deadly disease, but a highly preventable one with proper treatment and diagnosis. Let’s take a break from searching the Internet for answers because we have some risk factors and warning signs to share […]

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A Lack of Sleep Could be Making You Fat

A Lack of Sleep Could be Making You Fat

Do you have sleep apnea? If you do, it could be the reason you are gaining weight. I know it isn’t what you wanted to hear, but did you know that it is actually good to find out? Once you are diagnosed with sleep apnea, you can take the right steps toward treatment and losing […]

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4 Signs it’s a Migraine, Not a Headache

4 Signs it’s a Migraine, Not a Headache

Can you tell the difference between a headache and a migraine? Most people can tell when they are having a headache, but what about a migraine? Since migraines take on many shapes and forms, it can be difficult at times to decipher the difference. Migraines are a specific type of headache with a variety of […]

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5 Types of Headaches You Never Knew Existed

5 Types of Headaches You Never Knew Existed

Ouch, my head kills! We’ve all been there before. And while headaches definitely are not fun, it might be worth your time to try to think about what type of headache you might be experiencing. All headaches are not the same, therefore you cannot just lump them all in one description. You might have heard […]

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3 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

3 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Sleep is great. At the end of a long day the best feeling is getting to sit back, relax and drift off into sleep. However, some people aren’t lucky enough to be able to fall asleep right away, at all or wake up still exhausted because sleep apnea gets in the way of a good […]