3665 E. 11 Mile Road . Warren, MI 48092 - Get Directions

Schedule Consultation . 586-573-0438

Michigan Head & Neck Institute

Physicians Only

04. 18. 2018

Physicians Only

9+ Hours of Sleep May Be Early Sign of Dementia

Is longer sleep duration a sign of early neurodegeneration?  This deterioration causes a loss in cognitive ability/function, which ultimately can increase the incidence of dementia. Prolonged sleep duration is categorized as more than 9 hours of sleep per night (6 hours being short, and 6-9 hours being average).  Should this sleep pattern persist over an…

Read More

04. 16. 2018

Physicians Only

Signs & Symptoms of TMD Related to the Degree of Mouth Opening & Hearing Loss

The following article discusses the connection between TMD, mouth opening, aural symptoms and hearing loss.  The instrumental role of TMD in otic symptomology has been a cause of debate for years.  Aural symptoms including tinnitus, otalgia, vertigo and dizziness are proven TMD symptoms, and there have been countless studies that have shown aural symptoms may…

Read More

04. 12. 2018

Physicians Only

SDB & Heart Failure

Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is common in patients with heart failure (HF), and hypoxia and hypercapnia stimulate autonomic reflex responses. During an apneic episode, hypoxia and hypercapnia occur, triggering these involuntary reflex responses.  These can include muscle sympathetic nerve activity (MSNA) and ventilation. In patients with heart failure (HF), stimulation causes an increase in ventilation, MSNA,…

Read More

04. 09. 2018

Physicians Only

Drowsy Driving

Approximately 1 in 25 adults aged 18 years or older report that they have fallen asleep while driving at least once in the previous 30 days.  Being sleep deprived is potentially more dangerous than drunk driving. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 100,000 police-reported accidents are related to driver fatigue annually. Drowsy driving…

Read More

04. 05. 2018

Physicians Only

Eating Early or Skipping Dinner to Fight Body Fat

It has now been proven that meal-timing strategies can increase fat/protein burning and reduce hunger. By eating the last meal of the day midafternoon and then undergoing an 18-hour fasting cycle, appetite levels are evened out and maximal fat is burned.  Because the body works off of an internal clock, metabolism functions at its maximum…

Read More

Newsletter Sign-Up

Sign-up for specials and information.

© Copyright 1985 - 2018 Michigan Head & Neck Institute | Powered by Momentum.



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.


Disclaimer: This site contains selective use of the term 'specialist.' There is no recognized specialty in TMJ. For more information, please contact us.