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TREATING AIRWAY DIFFICULTIES – CPAP OR MYOFUNCTIONAL THERAPY?

By Diego Villena | June 13, 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 they may provide temporary relief, a CPAP is not a cure. […]

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BUTEYKO BREATHING AND MYOFUNCTIONAL THERAPY

By Diego Villena | June 13, 2018

Breathing incorporates a variety of physical and physiological processes that work together to maintain balanced respiration. When any of those elements are out of place, problems will arise. Common physical affectors include constricted airways and mouth breathing, both of which are treatable through myofunctional therapy. For non-physical imbalances in the respiration process, the Buteyko Breathing […]

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INTRODUCTION TO MYOFUNCTIONAL THERAPY

By Muscles In Harmony | May 2, 2018

When’s the last time you thought about your teeth? How about the muscles in your jaw, or where your tongue rests when you’re not using it? We tend to forget about things like this as we go about our daily lives, yet all too often this is precisely where our most frustrating health issues originate. […]

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TETHERED ORAL TISSUES: TONGUE-TIE AND YOUR FAMILY

By Muscles In Harmony | February 21, 2018

Ever pulled out a mirror and looked under your tongue? If so, you probably noticed a small bit of tissue connecting it to the floor of your mouth. That’s the lingual frenulum, one of many soft structures that make up your facial physiology. This tissue keeps the tongue in place and prevents it from moving […]

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