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



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



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



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



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



By: Anne Smith, IBCLC

Tongue and Lip Ties

When we hear the term “tongue-tie”, most of us have a mental image of someone who is struggling to speak in public, but who is stammering nervously and is at a loss for words. In reality, tongue-tie is a medical condition that affects many people and has special implications for the breastfed baby.... read more



By: Glenn White

Potential Immune Protective Effects of Nitric Oxide and Humming

Gentle nasal breathing optimizes NO levels in the airway and blood. Humming leads to a 15 to 20-fold increase in NO levels helping to open up airways and kill pathogens.... read more



By: Brandon Peters, MD

How to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Kids and Teens

Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition that affects breathing during sleep in both adults and children. It can have an important impact on growth, development, and behavior in affected youth. ... read more



By: Bob Perkins DDS

COVID-19 Prevention: Are YOU Breathing through your Nose?

Nitric Oxide, released only when breathing through the nose, is anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal and could be key. Nose breathing makes your body more resistant to viruses, bacteria, and fungi.... read more



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