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Talking about Anxiety and Stress on The Spot for Health

Anxiety and Stress   Anxiety, stress, and the emotional rollercoaster that comes along with it and how it affects the people around you. No one likes to be stressed, unfortunately, in today’s fast-paced world it’s, go, go, go and keep up, keep up. The more you have the more stress you have to manage. Today on The…

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Buteyko Performance Breathing CW57

  Buteyko Performance Breathing. Buteyko Performance Breathing is something that most people have not heard of yet. Imagine crossing that finish line, playing extra min. in an important game to help them win, or going that extra mile and not struggling to finish. Buteyko Performance Breathing takes the huffing and puffing out of the end…

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Anxiety and your Tongue Breathing Together

Anxiety Tongue Breathing Together Anxiety breathing is a very uncomfortable feeling. The heart races, breathing may be shallow or noticeable so that attention is drawn to it. It may come out of the blue for no good reason, and anxiety can affect our patients’ quality of life in a negative way. What’s a dental hygienist…

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Acid Reflux and GERD and your tongue

Acid Reflux and GERD and your tongue? Why do you need to know? Acid reflux and GERD can be made worse if your tongue doesn’t work right. The tongue is a pretty interesting muscle. For one thing, For one thing, it’s one of the few muscles that only is attached at one end. For another, it…

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Consequences of Poor Chewing in all ages

Consequences of Poor Chewing The knowledge in the world of dentistry is expanding. Dentistry now includes the study of myofunctional therapy. Dental hygienists around the world are learning about workings of the facial muscles. Myo is the suffix pertaining to muscles. This also gives myofunctional therapy an open direction which can be involved in many areas of…

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Chewing for health and the Benefits it has

Chewing for health and the Benefits In the coming months and years, the idea of chewing and learning about the mechanics of chewing will become all the rage. The physiological benefits of chewing have been understood for a while, however, the magnitude of the benefits in the context of epigenetics is a game changer. Many…

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What is the Snoring Complex and why should you care

What is the Snoring Complex and why should you care? The Snoring Complex is a complex of muscles that contribute to sleep-disruptive airway problems. Those problems could be snoring, upper airway resistance syndrome, night terrors, swallowing, mispronunciations, dental cavities or periodontal disease, and really too many things to count.

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High Altitude and Sea Level breathing techniques

What’s High Altitude at Sea Level breathing? Why do you need to know?   High altitude breathing has been going on for years. Most people have heard about elite athletes traveling to the mountains to practice their sport, particularly track and field. Sometimes you’ll hear about football players or cyclists trying to do it. They’re…

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Is breathing and sleeping with fall allergies possible?

Is breathing and sleeping with fall allergies possible?   Is breathing and sleeping with fall allergies possible? Breathing and sleeping with allergies can make us breathe with our mouths open and increases the chances for snoring. The airway has many parts. Normal breathing starts with the nose. If it’s blocked with histamine-induced mucus from the…

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