There is a high degree of likelihood that poor posture is related to the jaw pain and headaches associated with TMJ. The tricky question is whether TMJ is the cause of bad posture or whether bad posture is the cause of TMJ or its symptoms.
Some who argue that bad posture is the primary cause […]
According to a new study published in PLOS Medicine, sugar industry lobbyists with close ties to the government changed the course of research into cavities during the 1960s and 70s. They wanted to prevent research into reducing sugar intake and instead encouraged the government to fund studies on other ways to prevent or eliminate […]
It’s one of the concerns of modern life: are we putting so many toxins in our body that we are actually making ourselves sick? One way that people have tried to tackle this problem is by using cleanses to help remove the toxins from the body and hopefully lead to healthier living.
Sleep apnea is easy to treat, once it’s been diagnosed. But it’s hard to diagnose because it occurs while you are sleeping. Typically, when your breathing stops, oxygen levels drop in your blood and in your tissues. And when your brain senses the problem, it wakes you up just enough to restore breathing.
Today’s Google Doodle commemorates the 270th anniversary of Alessandro Volta’s birth. Volta was a pioneer in electricity and batteries whose contributions are so noteworthy that our unit of current, the volt, is named after him.
But Volta’s discoveries are particularly important to anyone who has metal amalgam fillings, or, really, any metal restorations in the […]
Binge watching TV isn’t necessarily new. With the advent of cable TV, cable programmers discovered they could get reliable audiences for large blocks of otherwise revenue-poor time by doing marathons of their most popular shows. However, binge watching is becoming a more popular way for Americans to consume television, and with it are coming […]
The worst of the snow may have missed the Philadelphia area this time, but there’s a lot of winter left, and the odds are pretty good that we’re going to get a few more bad storms before spring. Snow doesn’t just mean poor road conditions, delays at the airport, and surprise days when the […]
If you are unhappy with your smile and unhappy with your love life, there’s a good chance that the two are linked. A number of recent surveys have reminded us how important your smile is to making a good impression on potential love interests. Important to Both Men and Women A survey by the American Association […]
Gum disease isn’t just about the health of your mouth. Instead, your mouth is the gateway to your body, and disease in your mouth can contribute significantly to many other conditions, as we continue to discover. One of the most recent connections we are discovering is the link between gum disease and kidney disease. […]