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Think About This

How often do you think about breathing? It's probably something you don't actually spend too much time considering, but did you know that there is a "right" way and a "wrong" way to breathe? The right way is to breathe through your nose, and the less ideal way to...

Babies Can Have It, Too

We frequently tell you about the signs and symptoms of the sleep breathing disorder sleep apnea in adults and children, but do you know what the signs are in infants? Study results presented at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) 2020 International Conference show...

Be Aware of the Risks

Are there risk factors that make your child susceptible to developing sleep apnea? Yes, there are! Once you can identify the risk factors for developing this sleep breathing disorder, you can look for signs of your child's condition and schedule a consultation with...

The Time Is Right

Statistics from the American Association of Orthodontists show that almost 5 million Americans are going through some orthodontic treatment. This number includes both children and adults, with about 36 percent of the total over the age of 18. In most cases, these...

Don’t DIY This

You may have noticed recently a seemingly endless flood of advertisements for DIY orthodontic kits. You know, the commercials for smile-correction trays that allow you to take your own molds, mail them off to some company and get clear aligners back. The companies...

Don’t Quit Cold Turkey

Are you living with sleep apnea and using a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine but considering ditching it because you don't like the noise or how it makes you feel? You're not alone. Millions of people living with obstructive sleep apnea hate their...

Is This a Sign of Sleep Apnea?

Can sleep apnea be the source of temper tantrums? According to a grandmother in Florida, that was the case for her 6-year-old granddaughter. The girl was arrested late last year after having a tantrum at school, a situation her grandmother attributed to sleep apnea....

The Change … in Sleep?

Menopause is often known as "the change" because of how it can disrupt women's hormone levels. These changes can affect everything from the hair and skin to even how the body processes glucose, which can also affect sleep patterns. Little was known about the...

Not a Myth

Do you get a full eight hours of sleep each night? Or are you lucky to get just a few? If you're getting by on five or fewer hours of sleep each night and think you can still function and stay healthy, you might be surprised to know this is just a myth. It is also...

Is Laughing Too Hard Dangerous?

Can laughing be dangerous to your health? For one Chinese woman, laughing became pretty serious when she laughed so hard her jaw became stuck open. The woman, who was traveling on a high-speed train to Guangzhou in South China, reported that she was laughing...

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