Sleep Apnea: The Unsung Villain in Your Nighttime Story

Do you ever wake up feeling more tired than when you went to bed? Or find yourself tossing and turning throughout the night, unable to get a restful night's sleep? If so, you may be suffering from a common but often overlooked condition known as sleep apnea. This breathing disorder can have a significant impact on your overall health and... read more »

How MFT Can Help AHI, OSA, & Other Abbreviations

There is a high percentage of the population that deals with disordered breathing while sleeping.  Many may not understand the effects of this, and how it plays into their daily life. Nor do they understand the options for fixing it. There are different routes to take while exploring what works best for you. MFT refers to Myofunctional Therapy. This means... read more »

The Case for Tongue Exercises – REALLY?

Dear Readers, yes, tongue exercises are really a thing. It’s called myofunctional therapy. What you do is you learn how to stretch and move the tongue in different directions so it does not get flaccid (limp) over time, and this keeps the airway more open because the adjacent muscles will tend to be in better shape! So, think of it... read more »

Myths about TMJ and Sleep

TMJ and sleep disorders are very common but not really understood.  This can explain why myths or misconceptions are out there.  The other side of this coin is this is also commonly misdiagnosed because symptoms vary from person to person and are similar to other problems.  One example of similarities is with Lyme Disease.  This is caused by a tick... read more »