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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...

Suffering from headaches on a regular basis is an unpleasant experience in all cases. When these events are severe or recurring, one question people ask themselves is whether it's a headache or a migraine. Being aware of the key differences between the two conditions can...

If you, or someone you know, suffers from a lack of a proper night's sleep, you'll know or have observed some of the effects this can cause. These may be extensive, and impact your quality of life more than you might have imagined. Let's look...

Achieving high-quality sleep on a regular basis is one of the most important things you can do to stay feeling fit and healthy. More than simply providing an opportunity to rest, sleep is vital for a number of bodily and mental processes such as muscle...

Your temporomandibular joints (TMJ) are responsible for opening, closing and moving your jaw. Due to the fact that they are under a lot of pressure from motions involved with chewing and talking, they can be a source of chronic pain for many people. Chronic TMJ pain...