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TMJ Treatment May End Headaches, Jaw Pain, and Other Symptoms

If you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (also known as TMJ or TMD), you may wonder if the pain will ever end. You may have even been to one or more doctors to discover what’s causing your headaches, jaw pain, and other symptoms. You may be at your [...]

Tired of Not Sleeping? Crash Course in Sleep Apnea

“Enjoy the honey-heavy dew of slumber.” -William Shakespeare How many times have you said to yourself: “I just need a good night’s sleep, and I’ll feel so much better.” “Why can’t I just fall asleep like a normal person?” “Why am I waking up every couple of hours and feeling so tired the next [...]

Your Risk of Sleep Apnea Increases with Menopause

Menopause and sleep apnea share some symptoms that make them difficult to tell which is which. Poor sleep, daytime sleepiness, night sweats, mood changes, weight gain, and stress are overlapping symptoms. Luckily, the other menopause symptoms are relatively easy to distinguish. But it gets complicated when you learn your risk of sleep [...]

7 Reasons People Choose Oral Appliances over CPAP

If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you must get treatment. Sleep apnea is a condition with serious, even potentially deadly complications. Your doctor may recommend CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) for your sleep apnea treatment. If the idea of committing to wearing a mask and hose system every night makes [...]

Study: Too Much Television Increases Chances Of Getting Sleep Apnea

A recent study reveals less TV time decreases the chances of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Additionally, an increase in exercise was linked to lowered risks with the condition. The project was led by the European Lung Foundation. This is the first research of its kind to review connections between sedentary behavior, [...]

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