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11. 21. 2019

Sleep Aches

Are Mood Swings Related to Headaches?

Emotions often play a part in headaches.  Sometimes, the emotions are suppressed, while other times they are apparent at the surface.  A headache is one of the most widespread disorders in the world.  Depression and anxiety, similarly, also have a dominant presence.  Numerous studies have established that mood disorders are comorbid with headaches.  In fact,…

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11. 05. 2019

Sleep Apnea

How Much Time Does a Sleep Apnea Test Require

If you are having difficulty sleeping soundly at night or seem to wake up still feeling tired, sleep apnea may be the issue. A fairly common condition, there are three kinds of sleep apnea. Identifiable by its symptoms of choking, snoring or gasping sounds, obstructive sleep apnea is caused by the relaxing of the muscles in…

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10. 31. 2019


How Long Does It Take for TMJ to Go Away?

  When people refer to TMJ, they are often referring to temporomandibular disorders or TMD. These disorders affect the temporomandibular joint, which is where the common name of TMJ comes from. Unfortunately, from 20 to 50% of people experience symptoms of these disorders at some point in their life. However, TMJ pain is not specific…

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10. 22. 2019

Physicians Only

The Role of the Cardiologist in Sleep Disorder Breathing

As many of us are aware, OSA is associated with hypertension, AFib, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure and stroke.  The number of men and women diagnosed with Sleep Apnea (twice as many men as women) has increased over the last 20 years.  Statistically, 50% of OSA patients are hypertensive, 30% of hypertensive patients have…

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09. 19. 2019


Understanding TMJ and Its Treatment Options

You may have heard friends or family complain of pain in their jaw or face area and say, “I have TMJ.” Well, that is true. In fact, everybody has two TMJ’s. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a hinge joint that connects a part of your skull (temple) to your lower jaw (mandible), allowing you to…

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The contents of this website, such as text, graphics, images, and other materials are for informational purposes only. While there are many commonalities among multiple TMD and sleep apnea cases, each patient is unique. Information on this website should be used to educate the reader about what they should discuss with their doctor if they are suffering from the listed symptoms. The information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Seek the advice of your physician or you may call our office with any questions you may have regarding TMD or sleep apnea. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

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