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Is jaw pain interrupting your sleep?

Is jaw pain interrupting your sleep?

About 40 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders each year while an additional 20 million experience occasional sleeping problems. If you are one of these individuals, you know how the problem can affect your daily life. It has also been shown that those who suffer from sleep disorders might also be suffering from a […]

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What are helpful sleep apnea resources?

What are helpful sleep apnea resources?

I think it is time to revisit some helpful resources for all your sleep apnea needs. Aside from Craniofacial Pain & Dental Sleep Center of Georgia’s website, there are some other website I would recommend visiting. This is important because, when it comes to sleep apnea, education is key to success. You can get valuable […]

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New Year resolution: Quit smoking now.

New Year resolution: Quit smoking now.

We already know that if you quit smoking it will significantly improve your overall health—especially your lungs. However, did you also know that by quitting smoking you might also significantly improve your sleep?  There is an array of factors that influence how well you sleep each night, and smoking plays a major part in that. […]

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Back to school. 3 types of headaches to look out for.

Back to school. 3 types of headaches to look out for.

Being back in school means more work and time to complete school activities. And, it can sometimes lead to headaches. However, what if those headaches are not related to school, but an underlying condition such as temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD)? By educating yourself on the types of headaches and some of the causes, you can […]

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High Blood Pressure Leads to Further Complications

High Blood Pressure Leads to Further Complications

Affecting nearly 75 million Americans, high blood pressure is a known risk factor for stroke and heart disease. The American Heart Association has put together blood pressure recommendations to help people remain healthy, while avoiding hypotension or hypertension: Hypotension (too low): Lower than 90/60 mm Hg Normal: Lower than 120/80 mm Hg Prehypertension: 120/80 to […]

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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 […]