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12 Medical Problems Caused by Teeth Grinding and Clenching (Bruxism)

Bruxism – derived from the Latin word brychein – means “gnashing of teeth.”  This diagnosis may be given to anyone who grinds their teeth compulsively or clenches their jaw repetitively. Although many people believe it to be a rare condition, bruxism affects around 10% of the population.  Teeth grinding can occur during the day or night, though approximately 80% of cases occur during sleep. Indeed, nocturnal bruxism is classed as a movement sleep disorder by […]

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How to Prevent Nosebleeds While Sleeping at Night

Nosebleeds (epistaxis) are quite common and usually harmless, they’re still not pleasant. For some people, they don’t always happen during the day. People prone to nosebleeds can often find that they occur at night, while asleep. Waking up with dried blood in the nose every morning is an indicator that this might be the case for you. Nosebleeds at night can be difficult to manage. Firstly, you may find that they wake you from your […]

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How to Stop Choking on Acid Reflux While Sleeping

Having acid reflux can be distressing – especially if you don’t know what’s causing it. Some people are more prone to this condition than others, but it affects us all at some point. Experiencing acid reflux during the day is bad enough, but at night it’s even worse. The feeling of choking on acid while you’re trying to sleep is horrible. It can make it difficult to fall asleep, and you’re more likely to wake […]

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10 Ways Sleep Deprivation Can Cause Skin Problems

When it comes to your skincare routine, getting enough sleep may be the closest thing available to a fountain of youth. Not magic creams or overpromising supplements. Sleep allows your body to fully repair and recover itself, which leads to significant effects on how you look. There are many ways your skin can be compromised – a poor diet, not drinking enough water, overexposure to sunlight, not exercising, too much sugar and poor skincare practices. […]

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Can’t Sleep Due to Joint Pain – 10 Things That WILL Make a Difference

Scientists expect that 20% of adults will have arthritis by 2030 in Europe and North America. Joint pain at night while sleeping can be a nightmare. That applies whether your pain is the result of arthritis, a sprain or a psychological issue. It can affect many areas of the body, not limited to the back, hips, knees, neck, shoulders, and wrists. It’s vital that we find pain relief that’s effective and has limited side effects. […]

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8 Ways to Ease Pain When You Can’t Sleep Because Teeth Hurt

A toothache is a common ailment with many different potential causes. It can involve pain in the gums, the teeth themselves, or around the upper and lower jaw. The type and severity of pain experienced can vary hugely. For some people, it takes the form of a niggling discomfort. Others experience a sharp pain that only occurs when you try to eat. But for some people, toothache can be constant, agonizing, and unbearable. It can […]