Restless Legs and Teeth Grinding: A Wake Up Call [Podcast 51]

In this episode, Kathy and I discuss two common conditions that are not usually associated with sleep breathing disorders, but should be. Download mp3  |  Subscribe _____________________________________ Show Notes Willis-Ekbom Disease Limb movements and sleep breathing disorder Bruxism and sleep breathing disorder review paper Bruxism and CPAP Ferritin levels and RLS Iron Levels and PLMD […]

Are Limb Movements During Sleep Related to Breathing Problems?

In sleep medicine, there’s really no satisfying answer to why some people move their arms or legs during sleep. In general, it’s thought to be neurologic in origin, with dopamine as one of the main components. The same applies with TMJ problems. One of the minority opinions amongst sleep doctors and sleep dentists is that […]