Sleep Disorders — Not Just an Adult Problem

August 5, 2019

Many of us are familiar with bullying, either as a witness, victim, or as the bully. It happens at every age and in many different settings, from school to work to social groups. Bullying occurs as physical, verbal, and social or relational bullying, and has grown to include cyber bullying. What do we know about bullying behavior in children and sleep?


Possible Link Between Sleep Apnea and Cancer?

July 21, 2019

The most common type of sleep apnea is obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA. It is known that sleep apnea can cause insomnia, high blood pressure, headaches, depression, irritability, and heart problems. Recent studies have added another concern. New data suggests the likelihood that OSA sufferers have a higher risk of developing cancer — especially women.


Deep Non-REM Sleep May Be Essential

July 1, 2019

You’ve probably heard that adults need seven to nine hours of sleep per night to be at their best. Children and teens need even more. Did you know that it’s not only the time, but the quality of the sleep that is important? You go through several stages of sleep, with deep sleep being the stage where brain waves are the slowest. Researchers are beginning to discover just how important this deep non-REM sleep is to your mental and overall health, especially as you age.


Your Child’s Facial Pain May Be More Than Growing Pains

June 23, 2019

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).


Things You Can Do to Improve Your Sleep

June 2, 2019

We all have occasional nights when we sleep fitfully and wake up the next day feeling tired. Several things contribute to a bad night’s sleep, including stress, overindulgence in food or drink, and illness.


Finding the Cause of Unexplained Facial Pain

May 20, 2019

Do you or a loved one suffer from pain on one side of your face that comes on suddenly and feels like you have been shocked? Is the pain brief or does it linger for several minutes? Do you ever experience a burning sensation that is not as pronounced as the shocking pain but lasts longer? These symptoms can be related to two different forms of a condition called trigeminal neuralgia, and some patients suffer from both.


It’s All About the Sleep (Quality)

May 6, 2019

Do you sleep well? Unfortunately, your answer might very well be “no” if you are like the 50-70 million people in the United States that report experiencing sleep problems. If you think you have had a full night’s sleep yet still feel tired and unable to concentrate well the next day, you may be suffering from a sleep disorder.


American Board of Craniofacial Pain Appoints Dr. Klauer to Board of Directors

April 22, 2019

Dr. Klauer has just been honored with an appointment to the Board of Directors of the American Board of Craniofacial Pain. As a member of the Board of Directors, he will be directly involved in developing strategies to help the organization achieve future goals. ABCP Offers Professional Certification For years, there wasn’t even a name…