Breathing and Braces

If you have crowded teeth, you have an airway problem. Where does the tongue live? It lives inside the teeth. With crowded teeth the tongue has less room. The only direction that the tongue volume has to go is back toward the throat, which is the airway reducing its...

Breathing & Posture

What really controls our posture? Forward neck position shrinks airflow. (too many pillows while sleeping)Forward rolled shoulders decreases lung capacity. What came first the chicken or the egg? If our posture is our natural positioning 100% of the time, what could...

Sleep and Pain

Pain interferes with sleep. Pain can be acute or chronic condition connected to physical stimulation and emotional experience. Acute or short term pain affects falling asleep, awakening, quality of sleep, and the renewing of brain function. Long term effects of...

5 Ways to not be a Gagger

It is a natural protective reflex. What is it protecting? It is a protection of our survival-breathing. Behind our tongue and roof of our mouth is the air flow to our lungs for breathing. How long can you hold your breath? Not very long. Our body recognizes things in...

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Cancer

Obstructive Sleep Apnea is recognized as a chronic disease. Sleep disturbances which prevent a refreshing and restorative rest is twice as common in cancer patients as the general population. In people with cancer, total time of sleep is reduced and REM (rapid eye...

CPAP

Sleeping with a hose attached to you face is not sexy. However, you will awake more refreshed after a night of sleep. The cause of obstructive sleep apnea is the tissue in the throat blocking the movement of air in and out. The cpap is like a vacuum cleaning in...
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