Tired of Being Tired?

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Sleep, Breathe, and Live Better! One of the first descriptions of an Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) sufferer is attributed to the novelist Charles Dickens, who described ‘‘Joe’’ in The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, published in 1836. Joe was an excessively sleepy, obese boy who snored loudly and had possible right-sided heart failure that led to his being called …

The Heart and Mouth Connection

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease will claim an estimated 600,000 lives this year, making it America’s number one killer. Did you know that heart disease and oral health are linked? There are two different connections between heart disease and your oral health: Studies have shown that people with moderate or advanced gum (periodontal) …