Articles

By: Staff

REID…the Diet that Healed when all others Failed

When my son was 6 months old I fell in love with Weston Price and the traditional foods movement. I was sold and vowed to never look back. When it came time to introduce my son to foods, I stuck to my guns and shunned cereals and any other processed foods, in favor of whole foods. Soon I had my son on raw milk and homemade bread.... read more

26

Jul

By: CATRIONA HARVEY-JENNER

7 surprising ways sugar can affect your body

Sugar is notorious for making you put on weight and rotting your teeth - but it can do more than just that to your insides.... read more

25

Jul

By: Kadakkal Radhakrishnan, M.D.

How Does Sugar Affect Kids' Health?

Most grocery stores have aisles packed with sugary treats, juices and other high-sugar drinks. However, with the rising trends in obesity and the long-term health issues related to a high-sugar diet, the amount of sugar your child consumes needs to be watched closely.... read more

24

Jul

By: Jayne Leonard

Causes and treatment options for waking up tired

Most people wake up tired every now and then. Occasionally waking up tired is not usually a cause for concern.... read more

23

Jul

By: Jessica Migala

The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Depression, Anxiety, and Mood

Anyone can be a little irritable after a night of too-little shut-eye. But if you have sleep apnea, the effects on your mood may be far greater.... read more

22

Jul

By: Alexa Fry

How Sleep Apnea Affects Blood Pressure

What Is the Relationship Between Sleep Apnea and Blood Pressure? How Does Sleep Apnea Cause High Blood Pressure? How Does Sleep Apnea Treatment Affect Blood Pressure? Should I Talk To My Doctor About Sleep Apnea?... read more

22

Jul

By: Timbrey Lind, RDH, and Shirley Gutkowski, RDH, BSDH

Treating TMD with orofacial myofunctional therapy

Some 2,500 years ago, Hippocrates noted that many people with severe headaches also had crooked teeth. There were no successful treatments until pharmaceuticals came along, which treated the symptoms, not the cause. A temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is a very common problem affecting up to 33% (I think more) of individuals. TMD is often viewed as a repetitive motion disorder and eventual breakdown of the masticatory structures (jaw joint and surrounding muscles). The current perspective is that it's an orofacial myofunctional disorder of mouth breathing.... read more

20

Jul

By: Peter J Catalano MD* and John Walker DMD

ADD & ADHD in Children: The Answer is Right in Their Nose

At recent Collaboration Cures Nasal Breathing Summit, Peter Catalano, MD ENT discussed the connection between nasal breathing and ADHD in children. A full article appeared in the American Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and N... read more

16

Jul

By: Eric Suni

The Relationship Between Sex and Sleep

Sex and sexuality are important components of health1 in adults. Sexual health is not only physical but also involves emotions, relationships, and broader quality of life2.... read more

13

Jul

By: AUDREY HUNT

Watch Your Tongue: The Secret to Better Singing

Yawning places your tongue in the correct breathing for singing.... read more

06

Jul

By: Erica Cirino

Identifying and Treating Tongue-Tie in Adults

Tongue-tie is a condition some people are born with that reduces the mobility of the tongue. If you look in the mirror, open your mouth and lift your tongue, you’ll see a band of tissue connecting the bottom of your tongue to the floor of the mouth. This tissue is called the lingual frenulum.... read more

05

Jul

By: Leah Groth

Sleep Apnea In Women May Be Undertreated

Of the 22 million sleep apnea diagnoses each year, over half are in men. But that doesn’t mean women don’t have the serious sleep disorder, which causes your breathing to stop or become very shallow for short bursts during sleep.... read more

01

Jul

By: Beth Sissons

Everything you need to know about mewing

Mewing is a technique that uses the placement of the tongue to shape the jawline and face.... read more

28

Jun

By: Kathleen Davis, FNP

What you need to know about sleep apnea

When a person has sleep apnea, their breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep. Symptoms include daytime sleepiness, loud snoring, and restless sleep.... read more

27

Jun

By: A. J. Yoon, S. Zaghi , S. Ha, C. S. Law, C. Guilleminault , S. Y. Liu

How tongue mobility changes face and jaw development

Video abstract on the Orthodontics & Craniofacial Research article "Ankyloglossia as a risk factor for maxillary hypoplasia and soft palate elongation: ... read more

25

Jun