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Untreated TMJ? You Are At Risk for These 5 Health Issues

TMJ – also known as temporomandibular joint dysfunction or disorder – is a common culprit of consistent jaw pain. TMJ occurs when the temporomandibular joint – the sliding hinge joint that connects your jaw to your skull – isn’t functioning properly. This can lead to several unpleasant symptoms, such as jaw pain, ear [...]

Blindness Risk Increases with Snoring, Daytime Sleepiness

Sleep apnea is linked to many serious health conditions, including significantly elevated risks of death from numerous causes, especially cardiovascular problems. However, a new study reinforces a risk of sleep apnea that we often overlook: blindness due to glaucoma.  If you want to protect your vision--and your life--from the risks associated [...]

The Hidden Dangers Of Sleep Apnea & Why Treatment Is Important

Do you snore in your sleep? This could be a sign you have sleep apnea. While snoring may seem trivial, it is one sign of a bigger problem. In fact, the condition is more common than you would think. Approximately 22 million across the United States suffer from the disorder, with 80% [...]

The Different Types of Snoring

If you snore at night or have ever listened to someone snore, you might wonder why it sometimes sounds different. That’s because several different types of snoring can occur. While all snoring is an indicator that your body can’t breathe smoothly, the different types of snoring can tell you what the cause [...]

Can a Misaligned Jaw Cause Snoring?

Sleep disorders affect nearly 40 million Americans every year and nearly 20 million experience occasional sleeping problems. If you’ve ever snored on a nightly basis or got a terrible night of sleep, you know first-hand how sleep can affect your entire body. Without proper sleep, you lack energy, concentration, and overall feel [...]

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