Why Mouth Breathing Is Dangerous to Your Health

George Catlin was an American painter from the 19th century who painted Native Americans in their native territories. In his book, “Shut Your Mouth and Save Your Life,” Catlin noted that people who breathe with their mouths open are more prone to various health ailments. You see evidence of this in our current society, such […]

“Shut Your Mouth” Book Review

As part of my show notes from my last podcast about the dangers of mouth breathing, I referenced a website that gave a great summary of George Catlin’s book, “Shut Your Mouth to Save Your Life,” published in 1882. Caitlin was an American painter in the latter half of the 19th century whose paintings of […]

Podcast #21: How Mouth Breathing Can Ruin Your Sleep

In this episode, Kathy and I will reveal 7 ways that mouth breathing can cause sleep and health problems.  Download mp3 file | Subscribe  Show notes: Unstuff Your Stuffy Nose ebook Interview with Dr. Michael Mew on Breathing and the Modern Melting Face Interview with Patrick McKeown on Buteyko Breathing Shut Your Mouth to Save Your […]

A Surprising Reason Why You Get Cavities 

Heather is a middle aged woman who came to see me for snoring. She snored so loudly that her husband has to sleep in another room. She also noted that she gained over 100 pounds over the past 20 years working as a night shift nurse. She recently started working during the days, but found […]

Attention All Mouth Breathers – 5 Important Reasons Why You Must Breathe Through Your Nose

If you’re a chronic mouth breather because of a stuffy nose, you’re not alone. As the weather chills and allergies and colds abound, and nasal congestion becomes a common trend, mouth breathing inevitably follows-especially when you’re sleeping. I’m sure you’ve seen many passengers asleep on the subways and trains, head and pitched back, mouth wide […]