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8 Exercises for TMJ Relief

If you are experiencing headaches, jaw pain, or other symptoms related to temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ or TMD), it’s not a bad idea to try some jaw exercises to help reduce, relieve, or eliminate symptoms. Jaw exercises are a type of home care for TMJ that can be effective for people looking [...]

By |January 31st, 2022|Jaw Pain, TMJ|Comments Off on 8 Exercises for TMJ Relief

Is Tyramine to Blame for Your Migraines?

Migraines remain mysterious. Despite all our research, we don't really understand what causes them. For people with migraines there are typically many triggers that can lead to the development of headaches. For many people, diet is a big part of their migraine triggers, and when people have a dietary migraine trigger, a [...]

By |December 29th, 2021|Migraine|Comments Off on Is Tyramine to Blame for Your Migraines?

Try Cutting Salt to Reduce Headaches

Can your diet be the cause of your headaches? People with migraines blame their headaches on many different food triggers, but research suggests that even for non-migraine sufferers, diet may be a major contributor to headaches. Studies show that headaches may be caused by salt, which is common [...]

By |November 30th, 2021|Headache|Comments Off on Try Cutting Salt to Reduce Headaches

Sleep Apnea Can Contribute to Headaches, Too

With the major link between TMJ and migraines via the trigeminal nerve, it’s understandable that normally when we talk about headaches, we emphasize Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ/TMD). However, sleep apnea is also a major contributor to your headache risk, and it can lead to all common types of [...]

By |November 3rd, 2021|Headache, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Sleep Apnea Can Contribute to Headaches, Too

CU Anschutz Researches Technique to Improve Sleep in Active-Duty Military and Veterans

Sleep is essential to the fitness of our fighting soldiers. In fact, it’s one part of the performance triad that the army recommends its soldiers observe to maintain battle fitness.  It’s also essential to help veterans adapt to civilian life and enjoy a good quality of life after their tours of duty. Unfortunately, sleep [...]

By |October 6th, 2021|Sleep Apnea, Snoring|Comments Off on CU Anschutz Researches Technique to Improve Sleep in Active-Duty Military and Veterans

Is Acupressure Effective against Headaches?

If you suffer from regular headaches, you know that you don’t want to rely too heavily on pain medication. From potential addiction to rebound headaches to kidney and liver damage, there are too many negative consequences of pain medication–including over-the-counter medications–to make them your go-to solution for headaches. The good news [...]

By |September 7th, 2021|Headache|Comments Off on Is Acupressure Effective against Headaches?

What is the Best Treatment For Sleep Apnea?

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with sleep apnea, or you suspect having sleep apnea, you might wonder what treatment options are available to you. Fortunately, sleep apnea treatment has come a long way in the past 20 years. In the past, CPAP was the only available treatment. Today, there is a [...]

By |August 3rd, 2021|CPAP, Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on What is the Best Treatment For Sleep Apnea?

Dr. Kevin S. Berry Recently Obtained a Master of Science in Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine

A huge congratulations are in order for our very own Dr. Kevin S. Berry who recently obtained a Master of Science in Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine from the prestigious Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry USC. The 37-month program provided Dr. Berry with advanced training and knowledge of orofacial pain and oral medicine including [...]

By |July 8th, 2021|Chronic Pain, Sleep Apnea, TMJ|Comments Off on Dr. Kevin S. Berry Recently Obtained a Master of Science in Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine

Don’t Forget Sleep Apnea & TMJ When Considering Sleep Position

As a way to get your best night of sleep yet, you might have come across several articles across the internet that say which positions are best and which are the worst. Sleeping on your back is good for X but it’s bad for Z. How do you know which sleep position is actually [...]

By |July 6th, 2021|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Don’t Forget Sleep Apnea & TMJ When Considering Sleep Position

Losing Weight to Treat Sleep Apnea

If you suffer from both obesity and {{{{link id='16' text='sleep apnea'}}}} you must be able to get the treatment you need. With the use of a CPAP machine or oral appliance therapy, you will find that you feel much more rested and awake during the day. As your energy levels continue [...]

By |May 4th, 2021|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Losing Weight to Treat Sleep Apnea
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