Common Misconceptions About Sleep

February 4, 2019

Sleep is a vital factor for good health. Getting proper rest helps to safeguard your mental and physical health. When your body goes too long without proper rest, you’re at risk of health issues like heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. The team at TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre wants to share some common sleep myths.


Is TMD Causing Your Facial Pain?

January 21, 2019

Are you having unexplained face pain? Maybe you’ve tried everything you could think of to treat your symptoms, but the pain won’t stay away. Although facial pain can have several causes, like trigeminal neuralgia, sinus infections, and migraines, it’s possible TMD is the problem.


Pediatric Sleep-Disordered Breathing Awareness

January 5, 2019

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?


The Link Between OSA and Type 2 Diabetes

December 24, 2018

Did you know there’s a link between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and type 2 diabetes? Many people with obstructive sleep apnea also have type 2 diabetes. High blood sugar is the connection the two conditions have in common. Also, they share risk factors such as obesity, high blood pressure, and heart disease.


Is it TMD?

December 3, 2018

Are you experiencing unexplained neck or shoulder pain, or maybe headaches? Do you ignore the pain, hoping it will go away? Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) can have a range of symptoms and cause pain in unexpected locations. Many people don’t know they have TMJ problems and don’t get proper treatment because they think other conditions…


Sleep Hygiene Tips

November 18, 2018

Sleep hygiene refers to all the rituals contained in any routine you regularly perform before going to bed. A person’s sleep hygiene is a huge determinant of how well they sleep at night and their performance during the daytime.


Deflame Diet Overview: How Deflame Helps Fight Inflammation

November 2, 2018

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.


Is Your Jaw Becoming a Pain?

October 21, 2018

It happens every morning: Despite taking ibuprofen before bed and making sure you get a good night’s sleep, you wake up with a headache. Or maybe jaw pain. Maybe even an earache. These are all indications that you may unknowingly be bruxing as you sleep. That’s not a typo, either. Not only can bruxism cause these pains, it can also lead to more severe problems and chronic pain.