Common Sleep Apnea Misconceptions That Hold Back Treatment

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Millions of people are not aware that they have a sleep disorder or need sleep apnea treatment. Typically, it is observed by a spouse, housemate, or partner. Some sufferers refuse to get sleep apnea treatment because of the stigma attached and common misconceptions. Common Sleep Apnea Misconceptions Explained Not everything you hear about diseases, you should believe. The same applies to sleep disorders. A sleep apnea dental clinic like ours hears a lot of myths perpetuated about the condition. Here are several of the most common sleep apnea misconceptions. Sleep Apnea Appears Only in Adults According to the American Academy … Read More

TMJ Disorder In Teens – What’s the best approach for jaw pain treatment?

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jaw treatment for teens with tmj disorder

While dealing with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is difficult for adults, it can be especially arduous for kids and teenagers. Sure, minor jaw pains are temporary and can be combated with general painkillers. Conversely, the intense, excruciating pains that are associated with TMJ are not so easily countered. They can be disruptive to your everyday life and can even cause anxiety. As such, finding the most effective jaw pain treatment is the best approach. Dealing with Jaw Pain or TMJ Disorder Medically, this issue is related to the temporomandibular joint which links your skull and jaw. People experience TMJ problems when … Read More

[VIDEO] How to Cope With TMJ-induced Anxiety

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anxiety from tmjd

Health-related issues are known to cause stress and anxiety, and Temporomandibular Joint Disorder is no different. Any illness, which causes prolonged periods of acute pain can push anyone beyond his or her limits. That is why it is important to seek help before additional complications arise like TMJD and anxiety. What is Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJD)? TMJD, as it is commonly called, occurs when a patient has chronic pain in the joint that is located towards the back of the skull and jaw. People who grapple with this illness sometimes develop anxiety. Dealing with TMJD and Anxiety No one likes to … Read More

Botox for Migraines – Why It’s Not the Answer for Treating TMJ Migraines

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Botox for migraines and headacehes

Botox has been around a while as a cure for wrinkles. If you watch television, though, you might have noticed Botox advertisements that have nothing to do with wrinkles. These commercials tout the use of Botox for migraines. However, if you experience TMJ migraines, you might find that your physiological/neuromuscular TMJ dentist doesn’t recommend the use of Botox. Why is this, and is there a better alternative for these types of migraines? Why Do Doctors Recommend Botox for Migraines? While using Botox to treat wrinkles, doctors noticed that people with migraines started to experience some relief. The reason for this … Read More

[VIDEO] Sleep Apnea Dentist Approved: All-Natural Remedies to Reduce Snoring

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Natural snoring remedies, blog by Indianapolis sleep apnea doctor

Snoring isn’t just an annoying sound you have to put up with. It can actually be a sign of a very serious health condition – sleep apnea. Today, you’ll learn why it’s important to treat this condition right away with the help of a sleep apnea dentist. You’ll also discover some helpful natural remedies to snoring that you can start implementing tonight. Why It’s Important to Check for – and Treat – Sleep Apnea ASAP In some cases, sleep apnea is the cause behind a person’s snoring. This is a common, yet very serious, health condition. Without proper treatment, it … Read More