Long-Term Outlook: When TMD Is Left Untreated

March 16, 2020

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) may start off as a small inconvenience. Headaches may come and go, and the jaw and facial pain relieved with over-the-counter pain medication. But the cause of the pain might be unknown, leaving an individual to think that it’s something they just have to deal with. TMD can occur for a number of reasons and the symptoms can range from annoying to debilitating pain.

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TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre Sponsors 32nd Annual Nose-On Luncheon!

March 11, 2020

Get your green noses out! We are proud to be a sponsor of the 32nd Annual Great LOGAN Nose-On Luncheon on Monday, March 23 ath the Century Center. The event goes to support the LOGAN organization’s mission of advocating for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as their families, so that they may achieve their desired quality of life.

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Weight Gain And Sleep Apnea

March 2, 2020

Sleep apnea can interfere with many areas of your life. Besides keeping your partner awake all night with your snoring, sleep apnea sufferers may experience constant fatigue during the day and even unexplained weight gain.

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The Effects of Sleep Deprivation

February 17, 2020

People who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are not only plagued by loud snoring and the constant waking at night, gasping for air, but their daytime activities are also greatly affected. Those who are sleep deficient are shown to be less productive at work and school.

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Insomnia and Sleep Apnea

February 3, 2020

Sleep plays a critical role in maintaining good health. It helps protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and even your personal safety. Have you ever tried driving when you’re exhausted? Then you know you’re only putting yourself and others at risk. What’s more, quality sleep helps your brain function properly and allows your body to heal and fend off major health complications.

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Are You At Risk For TMD?

January 20, 2020

Have you suffered from whiplash? Do you deal with anxiety or stress? Is clenching or grinding your teeth an everyday occurrence? Conditions like these can increase your risk of
temporomandibular disorder, also known as TMD. TMD arises when there is a problem with the fit between the top and bottom teeth, your jaw joint or the facial muscles associated with chewing and jaw movement.

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Why Snoring Is Hazardous

January 1, 2020

While poor sleep can cause mild daytime fatigue or inability to concentrate, it can occasionally have disastrous consequences. A recent study conducted in Finland found that insufficient sleep was a major cause of fatal fatigue-related motor vehicle accidents. It also showed that driver health factors such as sleep apnea or acute and chronic disease were risk factors for these types of accidents.

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Nighttime Media Use & Adolescent ADHD: An Unhealthy Combination

December 23, 2019

Most people know by now that the use of media at night can disrupt sleep patterns and cause people to be tired or irritated the next day. A study by the Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine found that media use is particularly harmful for adolescents ages 13-17 who also are being treated for ADHD. Not only does it decrease the amount of sleep needed for this age group, it was also shown to increase anxiety and depression for them, as well.

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