I have previously addressed the most common questions regarding myofunctional therapy in individual blog posts, such as: How much does myofunctional therapy cost?Why do I need myofunctional therapy?What do I need to do once I learn I have an Airway Centered Disorder or Sleep Disordered Breathing? However, there are many questions I am often asked… Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions About Myofunctional Therapy
Myofunctional therapy is like having a personal trainer for the muscles below your eyes until above your shoulders. The strengthening of your orofacial and oropharyngeal muscles helps facilitate proper breathing, chewing, and swallowing. It also helps with bad habits like thumbsucking, nail-biting, and tongue thrusting. A perfect natural health solution to frequent congestion, asthma, sleep… Continue reading How much does myofunctional therapy cost?
It took 10 years and a pediatric dentist for me to realize that I was a terrible mother. I fell into the trap of taking the pediatrician at her word. She said they would grow out of these problems, she advised medication for years before I regretfully succumbed, and she said it was all normal.… Continue reading My kids were ignored, heed my warning: Don’t let doctors ignore yours
Essential oils are one of the most reliable holistic health options available. There are numerous oils that have benefits that range from physical to mental health improvement. Inhalation of the oils can be diffused, misted or used as directly inhaled to have the benefits of the oils travel through the body via the airway. Breathing,… Continue reading Relieve congestion and breathe better: Aromatherapy is your breath’s friend
I know what you're thinking. The internet is full of health and wellness advice and there is no possible way that you have missed anything in your journey to health and wellness. In fact, your custom meal delivery box sets, personal trainer, physician, nutritionist or app have encompassed anything that could possibly be involved...right? WRONG!… Continue reading Don’t overlook this essential health component
Whether you are new to this blog or a frequent reader, I think it is safe to say I make my love for myofunctional therapy known. It has impacted my personal life and changed the health of my home. It's been around for nearly a century with current research linking it to improvements in speech,… Continue reading Why You Haven’t Heard of Myofunctional Therapy
The frequent congestion, ear/throat infections, poor sleep, tongue thrust and mouth-breathing has become intolerable. Your dental or medical professional has informed you about myofunctional therapy as a treatment to provide you with some relief...now what? I've been there. You just heard about this random therapy that seems to have come out of nowhere, your head… Continue reading Do You Need Myofunctional Therapy: The Definitive Assessments
I distinctly remember the first time my dental provider pointed out to me that my child had a tongue tie. It was unexpected, overwhelming and immediately followed up with fast explanations of why it mattered. The possible implications and mental standouts of symptoms she currently had made me want to take immediate action. Yet, the… Continue reading Is Airway Health A Privilege?
The nasal passage needs daily care just as the rest of your body does, yet it is often neglected. Here are 4 steps to take to ensure you show some love to the primary respiratory feature of the head. Clear the path Make sure you blow the nose and empty the sinus as much as… Continue reading Daily Nasal Hygiene: Tips to Keep Air Flowing For Less Nose Blowing