In a previous blog post, I discussed how CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) and custom oral appliances could be used to facilitate night-time airflow into the lungs, preventing snoring and aiding mild to moderate sleep apnea. Researchers in England have found a new development in sleep apnea treatment. A CPAP breathing machine can improve heart function and may even … [Read more...] about Sleep Apnea Treatment Improves Heart Function
For years, nighttime tooth grinders were thought to be adults who were overwhelmed by life’s stresses and worries. Though stress can certainly be one cause of nighttime tooth grinding, recent research suggests that anything that arouses the brain during sleep can cause excessive jaw movements. This research explains why some children also suffer from nighttime … [Read more...] about Is Your Child Suffering from Bruxism?