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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 […]

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Live Successfully with Sleep Apnea

Live Successfully with Sleep Apnea

If you suffer from sleep apnea, it is not the end of the world, but it is important to seek treatment and learn how to live with it. As you might already know, sleep apnea is an extremely common condition and, while serious, it does have many treatment options available. You will find plenty of […]

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Find Your Balance between Vertigo and TMD

Find Your Balance between Vertigo and TMD

Oh no, the world around you is spinning—or is it? It really isn’t spinning, but you are definitely feeling dizzy, which is commonly called vertigo. While dizziness and vertigo are not serious, they will typically get better on their own. However, vertigo can be a symptom of TMD complications. Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) can be […]

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A History of Sleep Apnea: Learn the Facts

A History of Sleep Apnea: Learn the Facts

Sleep apnea has been observed since ancient times, even if a treatment or cause was not clear. In the late 19thcentury, the term ‘Pickwickian syndrome” was created to describe symptoms of sleep apnea. However, research concentrated on the patients’ obesity rather than the disordered breathing experienced during sleep. Then, in 1965, the first polysomnograph recorded […]

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Myth vs. Fact: Finding the Truth About Sleep Apnea

Myth vs. Fact: Finding the Truth About Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is not something to be ignored. However, there are various myths out there that might make you think you know everything about sleep apnea. For instance, sleep apnea causes the airway to collapse or become blocked during sleep and patients who are overweight are usually affected, but it can actually happen to anyone. […]

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Who is at Risk for Sleep Apnea?

Who is at Risk for Sleep Apnea?

If you suffer from sleep apnea, you are at an increased risk for health problems. However, effective treatment is available to help eliminate your symptoms and let you get a better night’s sleep. Anyone can develop sleep apnea, but certain factors put you at an increased risk. These risk factors include: Being Overweight Approximately 50% […]

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Women are More Likely to Develop TMJ Disorders than Men

Women are More Likely to Develop TMJ Disorders than Men

I might be repeating myself, but did you know that women are more likely to develop TMJ disorders than any other individual? It’s true! While women might be more prone to developing TMD, they can definitely make strides to prevent it from occurring. Pain Affects Everyone Differently That’s right. Pain does affect everyone differently. Headaches and […]