Airway, CPAP, Mouth Breathing, Sleep Apnea

Treating Airway Difficulties – CPAP or Myofunctional Therapy?

Pat Pine / May 15, 2018

Image via S. Bea, licensed CC BY-SA 2.0 One of the most common treatments for severe airway constriction and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are continuous positive airway pressure ventilators, or CPAPs. These devices are worn to help sufferers breathe more easily at night. While it may provide temporary relief, a CPAP is not a cure. Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy may offer another path back to wellness–one that’s safer, more…

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Allergies, Mouth Breathing, Sleep Apnea

Mouth Breathing – Sources, Symptoms, and Solutions

Pat Pine / April 3, 2018

Healthy humans of all ages usually breathe through our noses. Occasionally we’ll take a gulp of air through the mouth, such as when we’re exercising or have stuffy sinuses. That’s a perfectly normal thing to do, but if it becomes an ongoing habit, there could be some deeper issues worth taking a look at. Breathing through an open mouth on a regular basis is both a sign of…

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