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 […]

Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome: The Silent Epidemic 

Cindy is a 34-year-old woman who originally came to see me about her recurrent sinus headaches. She had taken multiple antibiotics with only temporary relief. She also was taking and antidepressant for the past 2 years. She complained of intense fatigue and daily headaches, along with recurrent diarrhea, especially when she was stressed. She always […]

Can Tooth Extractions Cause Sleep Apnea?

At least every few months, I see patients who tell me that after multiple teeth were removed, their health went downhill many months later. I also see many patients with very small mouths who have severe debilitating fatigue and brain fog. Not too surprisingly, they have had 4 to 8 or more extractions when younger.  Dental extractions […]

7 Sleep Myths That Are Killing You (Podcast 28)

Interview with Dr. Mark Burhenne

In this episode, I interview Dr. Mark Burhenne, who is an integrative sleep medicine dentist, and author of The 8-hour Sleep Paradox: How We Are Sleeping Our Way to Fatigue, Disease and Unhappiness.  He has a fantastic website, askthedentist.com, which is dedicated to helping people understand oral health and the mouth-body connection for overall wellness. He has been featured […]

Expert Interview: Dr. Jeff Rouse on TMJ and Sleep Disorders

In this teleseminar, I interview Dr. Jeff Rouse, about the relationship between TMJ disorders and sleep-breathing problems.    Please fill in your information below to access the free MP3 recording, as well as the PDF of his slides: Contact Information First Name * Last Name Email * *By clicking ‘submit’ above, you are agreeing to receive ongoing […]