Can TMJ Cause Sleep Problems?

Can TMJ Cause Sleep Problems

Quality sleep on a nightly basis is imperative for good health. Often, people think they can get a good night’s sleep by simply going to bed early or getting comfy pillows and a quality mattress. While having a good pre-bedtime routine and making the bedroom more conducive for sleeping helps, sometimes they might not be […]

Is There a Relationship Between Sleep Apnea and Obesity?

relationship between sleep apnea and obesity

While obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) doesn’t seem to discriminate, as it affects people of all shapes and sizes, there seems to be a common denominator in the majority of cases – obesity. But how exactly does obesity lead to sleep apnea? Can you cure snoring by losing weight? Here is everything you need to know […]

The Link Between Sleep Apnea and TMJ and Their Treatment

Common symptoms of sleep apnea with TMJ

An Introduction to Sleep Apnea and TMJ Sleep apnea and TMJ are actually two very different conditions. Sleep apnea (obstructive sleep apnea or OSA) is a sleep disorder where the breathing pattern is disrupted multiple times a night due to obstruction in the airway. Characterized by snoring, sleep apnea is potentially serious, and disruption to […]

Sleep Apnea Allergies: What You Need to Know

what happens when you have sleep apnea allergies

People with allergies have lots of things to worry about on a regular basis, particularly come spring time. Stuffy nose, itchy red eyes, sneezing, nasal congestion, sore throat, headaches, overall fatigue, etc., the list could go on and on. And as if these things aren’t distressing enough, some suffer another problem that is equally stressful […]