Articles

By: Alexandra Benisek

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder that happens when your breathing stops and starts while you slumber. If it goes untreated, it can cause loud snoring, daytime tiredness, or more serious problems like heart trouble or high blood pressure.... read more

17

May

By: Richard Baxter DMD

Are Tongue-Ties and Lip-Ties Linked to Postpartum Depression?

Most mothers experience the “baby blues,” which affect around 70-80% of new mothers for around a few weeks and then resolve.... read more

28

Mar

By: Nicole Archambault Besson, EdS, MS, CCC-SLP

The Tongue Was Involved, But What Was the Trouble?

The search for the cause of a preschooler’s difficult behavior leads to a surprising discovery.... read more

11

Mar

By: Nehal Aggarwal

CDC and AAP Have Updated Their Guidelines for Developmental Milestones

This is the first update to the guidelines since 2005.... read more

23

Feb

By: Alyssa Hill

Palate (Palatal) Expanders: Types, Treatment Indicators & More

Palate expanders widen narrow palates in children. They are used to prevent future orthodontic issues.... read more

17

Feb

By: Richard Baxter, Lauren Hughes

Speech and Feeding Improvements in Children After Posterior Tongue-Tie Release: A Case Series

Ankyloglossia, commonly referred to as “tongue-tie,” has recently seen a surge in cases and awareness with a corresponding increase in diagnosis and treatment. The evidence linking tongue-tie release and breastfeeding improvement has been published previously. However, due to a lack of published evidence for children, many medical professionals still believe that a restricted tongue does not contribute to feeding or speech issues in older children.... read more

16

Feb

By: The Strategist Editors

The Best Sinus-Rinse Kits on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

Whether you’re fighting off a cold, the flu, or seasonal allergies, a sinus-rinse kit or neti pot — water-powered tools to help clear sinus congestion — can help.... read more

10

Feb

By: Kimberly Holland

How to Clear a Stuffy Nose

A stuffy nose, or nasal congestion, can be frustrating and often affect your day-to-day life.... read more

10

Feb

By: admin

A List Celebrity Working with Sleep-Related Pharma Company

Jennifer Aniston has partnered with Idorsia U.S., an affiliate of Idorsia, a Switzerland-based biopharmaceutical company.... read more

30

Jan

By: Dr. Richard Baxter

Do Tongue-Ties Go Away? Do They Stretch Out?

These are common questions we get daily and they are definitely important to answer. Because if tongue-ties go away, and mom can just “tough it out” for 6-12 months, some moms would prefer to sacrifice their comfort for their baby, so the baby doesn’t have to get a procedure (I guess that’s what parenting is anyway, giving up your life in many ways to help your children!).... read more

24

Jan

By: Eric Suni

The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Teeth Grinding

Is There a Connection Between Sleep Apnea and Teeth Grinding? What is the Significance of the Relationship Between Sleep Apnea and Sleep Bruxism?... read more

06

Jan

By: Zia Sherrell

What to know about lip flips

A lip flip is a relatively new cosmetic procedure that reportedly gives a person fuller lips with one quick and straightforward treatment. People also refer to it as a lip injection. A lip flip involves injecting the neurotoxin Botox into the upper lip.... read more

19

Dec

By: Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, M.D.

Sleep deprivation: A cause of high blood pressure?

Is it true that sleep deprivation can cause high blood pressure? ... read more

16

Dec

By: Nature

Young people’s mental health is finally getting the attention it needs

The COVID-19 pandemic, a UNICEF report and a review of the latest research all highlight the urgent need for better prevention and treatment of youth anxiety and depression.... read more

02

Dec

By: Danielle Pacheco

Children and Sleep

An introduction to the importance of sleep in children and how to help them sleep better... read more

20

Nov

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