Welcome to Dr. Krish’s Corner
Welcome to Dr. Krish’s Corner, my little corner of the Internet where we’ll discuss TMJ and Sleep Disorders and review the current literature on the subject.
December 14, 2021
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: 1.16, 8.46) higher among smokers, […]
November 16, 2021
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 a ‘whoosh’ sound. Close your […]