Multivitamins, but Not Cocoa, Tied to Slowed Brain Aging

Personally, I still think that they should make multivitamins with cocoa!  Either way, don't forget to take your vitamins! https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/962772 Pauline Anderson November 11, 2021 Taking a daily multivitamin for 3 years is associated with a 60% slowing of cognitive aging, with the effects especially pronounced in patients with cardiovascular (CVD) disease, new [...]

December 15, 2021|Quick Tips, Wellness|Comments Off on Multivitamins, but Not Cocoa, Tied to Slowed Brain Aging

Tobacco Use and Orofacial Pain: A Meta-analysis

A meta-analysis of six studies showed that orofacial pain was significantly worse in tobacco (smoked and smokeless) users (odds ratio [OR] = 3.55, 95% confidence interval [CI]: 1.92, 6.58) in comparison to nonusers. Subgroup analysis showed that the odds of orofacial pain was three times (OR = 3.13, 95% CI: [...]

December 14, 2021|TMJ Disorder Posts, Uncategorized, Wellness|Comments Off on Tobacco Use and Orofacial Pain: A Meta-analysis

The Importance of Myofunctional Therapy

Myofunctional therapy is an exercise-based therapy designed to target any weaknesses and dysfunction in the muscles that surround the mouth, the airway, and the tongue.  It’s like physical therapy, but only for the muscles of the mouth, tongue, and face. The exercises are designed to specifically reeducate and train your [...]

December 8, 2021|Quick Tips, TMJ Disorder Posts|Comments Off on The Importance of Myofunctional Therapy

Can’t sleep? 4-7-8 breathing technique claims to help you nod off in 60 SECONDS

The 4-7-8 breathing technique was pioneered by Arizona-based Dr. Andrew Weil who says on his YouTube channel: "It is utterly simple, takes almost no time, requires no equipment and can be done anywhere." To do the 4-7-8 breathing technique, you first need to exhale completely through your mouth while making [...]

November 16, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Can’t sleep? 4-7-8 breathing technique claims to help you nod off in 60 SECONDS

Risks Of Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can be a severe sleep disorder if your breathing stops and restarts more than 30 times an hour while you sleep. Untreated sleep apnea can have serious long-term effects on your health, such as: heart disease high blood pressure stroke depression diabetes There are secondary effects [...]

November 6, 2021|Quick Tips, Sleep News, Wellness|Comments Off on Risks Of Sleep Apnea

Symptoms Of Sleep Apnea

Courtesy of our friends at the American Sleep Apnea Association:  The symptoms of both obstructive and central sleep apnea overlap, making it difficult to determine which type you have. The most common signs and symptoms of obstructive and central sleep apneas include: Loud snoring Episodes in which you stop breathing [...]

November 6, 2021|Quick Tips, Sleep News, Wellness|Comments Off on Symptoms Of Sleep Apnea
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