Whether it’s an issue with nightmares or teeth grinding, sleep disorders can take a huge toll on the body and mind. Over 50% of Americans lose sleep as a result of stress or anxiety, but a sleep disorder can act […]
If you have one bad night’s sleep, you may be able to recover relatively quickly. If sleep is but a distant memory, however, you’ve got problems. No matter what the cause of your sleep deprivation, you can count on one thing: You’ll pay with your health.
One of the many joys in the life of a parent is watching their child sleep. When your child goes to bed, do you check on them during the night and watch them sleep for a while? Have you noticed problems such as snoring, mouth breathing, or restless sleep?
Sleep plays such an important role in our lives. It’s recommended we spend 7-9 hours of our lives sleeping. That’s about 1/3 of our lifetime! But, when sleep is affected, every other aspect of your life can be negatively impacted. To truly live your best life, you have to prioritize quality sleep. However, some things just may be out of your control.
Mouth-breathing is an abnormal breathing pattern capable of having a serious impact on your child’s health. Chronic mouth-breathing in children may cause problems such as an elongated face, stunted growth and development, behavioral issues, inadequate sleep, and misalignment or crowding […]
The foods you eat can cause or reduce inflammation. At the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of Northern Indiana, we care about your overall health and well-being. We want to educate you about reducing inflammation with nutrition. The Deflame Diet was developed by Dr. David Seaman in response to his recognition that certain foods support inflammation while others support a reduction in inflammation.
Has your child repeatedly complained of facial pain and you know there hasn’t been a recent accident to blame? Do they mention headaches and earaches, or pain and stiffness in their neck? These are a few of the symptoms that can be associated with temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD).
When living with TMD, you might be aware of certain triggers that cause pain. These could be certain physical activities, foods or lifestyle habits. Sometimes, however, you might not feel like you have any control over when you experience pain. […]
For now, you might be putting up with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) symptoms like loud snoring, morning headaches and lack of daytime energy because you’ve gotten used to them. Many sleep apnea sufferers simply lack awareness of the issue and […]