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TMD is linked to tinnitus and hearing problems

TMD is linked to tinnitus and hearing problems

Have you ever experienced ringing in your ear? If so, that is called tinnitus. While it might happen more frequently in some people, what does it have to do with temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD)? To understand how TMD affects hearing and tinnitus, we need to first understand TMD, which is soemtimes referred to as locked […]

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Helpful tips to improve your sleep

Helpful tips to improve your sleep

Have you ever woken up feeling like you didn’t have a wink of sleep last night? We’ve all been there before–probably numerous times throughout our lifetime. Our sleep habits have a significant impact on how well we sleep every night. If you are able to maintain a regular schedule while also avoiding behavior that promotes […]

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Can essential oils help with jaw pain?

Can essential oils help with jaw pain?

Finding effective ways to relieve pain is important. And while sometimes you might not want to take pain medication, what other options do you have for relief? There are actually several other things you can do to find relief from jaw pain, such as the use of essential oils. In recent years, essential oils have […]

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What you need to know about sleep apnea and pregnancy

What you need to know about sleep apnea and pregnancy

If you are pregnant and tired it’s because your body is simply going through normal pregnancy changes, right? It’s possible. However, if you are tired and pregnant it might also be gestational sleep apnea. Researchers continue to advance their knowledge of sleep apnea complications and continue to raise awareness for sleep apnea in pregnant women. […]

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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 […]