Sleep and TMJ Blog

New Strategy Increases Screening for Sleep Apnea among Epilepsy Patients

Sleep apnea can have a dramatic impact on your health. It affects your entire body: heart, lungs, brain, and more. This means that it’s closely linked to many serious health conditions. This has an upside: if we treat sleep apnea, many of these conditions can improve. But it also has a downside: [...]

Social Media Helps Reduce Depression Linked to Chronic Pain for Older Adults

Dealing with chronic pain like TMJ poses many challenges for the physical and mental health of sufferers. One of the big challenges for older Americans with chronic pain is depression. Chronic pain is a daily drag on their mood, and it can keep them from engaging in activities that can relieve depression, [...]

Bone Imaging Might Not Be Useful for TMJ Diagnosis

Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ or TMD) are not just a single condition, it’s a blanket label that describes many different related conditions. The symptoms of the condition can vary widely among people, as can the way it affects their bodies. Now a new study shows that the diversity of the condition might [...]

By |September 27th, 2018|TMJ|

U of Michigan to Study Sleep Apnea Treatment for Stroke Survivors

The University of Michigan announced last week that it would be leading a $45 million study to look at how people could benefit from sleep apnea treatment after a stroke. The study will build on research we highlighted earlier this year, showing that people with sleep apnea after a stroke were [link [...]