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Consuming alcohol is, for better or worse, a way to treat yourself and relax at the end of the day for many people all around the world. Whether you drink because you enjoy the taste of a cold beer at the end of a workday...

Why TMD could be the reason you’re experiencing vertigo and getting dizzy. What is TMD (Temporomandibular Jaw Dysfunction)? TMD is a jaw disorder that affects the body in a number of ways. It is commonly known to appear as other illnesses, causing it to be overlooked. TMD causes...

TMJ is known for being a “pain in the neck.” What is TMJ anyway? TMJ (Temporomandibular Jaw Dysfunction) is not a lone disorder, but a group of painful jaw issues that can be a result of dental issues, trauma, postural issues, or a psychiatric condition. Some symptoms...

If you work at night or know someone who does, you may find that you’re experiencing or witnessing Shift Work Sleep Disorder (SWSD). What is SWSD, and how could it be affecting me? Shift Work Sleep Disorder, or SWSD, is common in those who work non-traditional or...

Undiagnosed and untreated sleep apnea can not only disrupt your sleep, but also cause many of these potentially hazardous medical issues. Various health conditions linked to sleep apnea Obesity and high blood pressure are only two of the medical conditions linked to sleep apnea. Other conditions include: Blood...

It is estimated that approximately 20 million adults in the U.S. suffer from obstructive sleep apnea. But what is more alarming is that an estimated 80% of people with sleep apnea don’t get the disorder diagnosed. But who can blame them?! If someone isn’t there...

Bruxism Have you ever been told that you grind your teeth at night? Do you wake up with a sore jaw or a headache? Are your teeth worn down, feel loose, chipped, or even broken? If so, you might have bruxism. Bruxism comes from the Greek...

If you suffer from TMJ, physical activity may help you find some relief! TMJ is commonly associated with neck, shoulder, and back pain. Thankfully, daily physical activity has been linked to the prevention and treatment of TMJ symptoms such as these! What can exercise do for my...

Sleep There is no denying the fact that technology has made it more convenient for us to live daily. Advancement in medicine, communication, and industry has made life a lot easier and has provided with a source of income for a lot of people. But with...

The relationship between the two Is your kid having trouble paying attention, forgetfulness, poor impulse control or hyperactivity?! These are the behaviors commonly associated with ADHD, but these same symptoms have also been diagnosed as signs of lack of sleep. Consequently, differentiating between the two then...