It is crucial now to get your 8-9 hours of sleep. Your life could depend on it.
Now may be the best time to make sure you have the internal stockpile to deal with the challenges of the next 12-18 months and beyond. We have a new flu season coming up in the late fall with Coronavirus still present.
The SARS-CoV-2 global pandemic illuminated some of the current deficiencies in our healthcare system. Interestingly, the factors that predisposed people to the worst effects of the virus are nearly identical to the associated health impact of poor quality and inadequate sleep.
The goal is to reduce viral load early while still in the upper airway to reduce morbidity and mortality.
Corona Viruses are inhibited by nitric oxide in research studies dating back to 2004 and 2005. Circulating nitric oxide is suppressed in Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).
AirwayCentric® is a new way of thinking about your health and the condition of your mouth. While functional medicine and dentistry have a much needed individualized approach to health, practitioners often ignore the importance of an open airway, breathing properly – and the relation to sleep.
It is my hope that greater awareness of sleep disorders and narrowed airways will lead to more patients being tested and diagnosed with Airway Centered Disorders and Sleep Disordered Breathing.
Malocclusion is only one part of the puzzle of TMJ, and it’s important to recognise that the condition can have a number of interlinked causes.
Here are two examples of patients whose health I have improved using AirwayCentric® dentistry. I have alleviated their pain and improved their sleep – while enhancing their looks.
Juvabite is an alternative to surgery that treats the underlying facial changes caused by menopause and aging.