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Sleep deprivation is a dangerous phenomenon that can take a heavy toll on your body, making you more vulnerable to all kinds of infections, illnesses, and disorders as a result. While a few restless nights may not seem like much reason for worry, beware that...

If you suffer from sleep apnea, a condition marked by interrupted breathing during sleep, your physician most likely recommended the use of a CPAP machine. However, with CPAP intolerance, not all patients are able to tolerate using CPAP, or Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, machines consistently....

Vitamin Deficiencies Are you having trouble sleeping at night? There are many possible causes, but one that is not discussed nearly enough is how vitamin deficiencies can make it difficult to fall asleep at your normal bedtime. Today we are looking at five forms of vitamin...

Along with rising incidents of anxiety and depression in the United States, dentists have also reported an increase in the number of cases of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). This begs the question for medical professionals whether there is a link between this condition and anxiety/depression...

Among the major sleep disorders is sleep apnea, a well-known disorder that causes affected individuals to stop breathing periodically during the night. A lesser-known condition exists, however, that is gaining more and more attention: Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome (UARS), a sleep disorder often paired with...

We were so proud when the amazing news reached us that Dr. Amy Hartsfield had been welcomed as one of just seven dentists across the United States appointed to serve on the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. Such a major achievement is the cause...

Teeth grinding (also known as bruxism) represents a common disorder that can cause serious pain and sometimes even permanently damage a person’s teeth and jaw. According to studies, there is a strong correlation between bruxism and stress-related disorders such as anxiety and depression. Although teeth...

There's never been a more important time to focus on your health and immune system. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on not only an increased fear of illness, but also stressful changes to our professional and personal lives. Maintaining a consistent daily routine is one...

Snoring is a very common problem and is strongly linked to a condition known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). OSA is a potentially dangerous condition that causes restriction of the airways during the night and is associated with serious conditions such as stroke and heart...