It’s hard to believe that we are in December and the middle of the holiday season. While this time of year is filled with plenty of joy, it can also be stressful when people think of all that needs to be done in a short time. The added stress can be triggering for people who experience TMJ problems. We want to share some helpful tips to manage your stress so you can enjoy this time of year to the fullest. Read on to learn more.
Category: Patient Education
At Atlas Orofacial Pain & Apnea Group, we provide life-changing treatment to patients who are suffering from TMJ dysfunction. November is TMJ Awareness Month, which is a month dedicated to helping make more people aware of TMJ.
It’s hard to believe that the holiday season is right around the corner! We don’t know how you feel, but to us it seems like we were only just ringing in the new year back in January. We are entering a busy time of year for many people. Between holiday celebrations, feasts, shopping, and activities with family and friends, it can be rather stressful. If you suffer from sleep apnea and are currently receiving treatment, it is important to continue with your treatment plan and scheduled appointments. We would hate for your holiday celebrations to affect your progress. Read on to learn more about the importance of not allowing your holiday celebrations to worsen your sleep apnea.
At Atlas Orofacial Pain & Apnea Group, we are passionate about helping improve the lives of our patients who suffer from TMJ and sleep apnea. We feel it is important for our current and future patients to hear first-hand from those who have received treatment and how it has benefited their lives. We had the honor of sitting with some of our current patients. Click here to watch a video about their thoughts and experiences.
If you or a loved one suffers from sleep apnea, then you know it can have a major impact on all aspects of your life. Our patients who are diligent with the treatment plans we set often express how their lives have changed and are so grateful for treatment. You may be surprised to learn that there are certain habits you may have that can make sleep apnea worse. Read on to learn more about these habits and to see if they may be affecting you.
Sleep apnea can significantly affect your overall health in a negative way. It can also affect your mood. Patients who suffer from sleep apnea and are not being treated do not get quality sleep at night. Your body needs adequate sleep to function properly every day. If you have a young child or baby in your life, you know that the day after a poor night’s sleep can be challenging for everyone. A child will become cranky, irritable, and difficult to calm down. While adults may not act as badly as children, their moods can be rather similar.
We don’t know how you feel, but we can’t believe that September has arrived. September signifies the end of the summer and the return to a regular schedule for many. Schools and colleges resume, and those who had a lighter summer work schedule return to a regular routine. This can be especially challenging for people who struggle with TMJ disorders, as high levels of stress and anxiety can trigger their symptoms and cause them to resurface once again. We wanted to share some helpful tips for an easy transition to whatever this fall has in store for you. Continue reading to learn more.
At Atlas Orofacial Pain & Apnea Group, we encourage patients who experience symptoms from TMJ and have received treatment in our office to have a mindset of ability and not disability. We never want patients to avoid trying something that will improve their overall health out of fear of what will happen to their TMJ condition. We encourage our patients to live healthy lifestyles, which includes regular exercise.
Our goal is to bring you care that can restore your quality of life. Patients who suffer from sleep apnea and have difficulty sleeping run the risk of experiencing severe complications with their overall health. We want to be sure that our patients feel they are receiving the life-changing care that we strive to offer. If you have just visited our office for the first time, have not been diligent with your treatment, or perhaps were sent this email by a loved one, we want to explain a little more about how we can help you.
Less Pain, Better Sleep — this is the slogan that Dr. Goldberg uses for his practice, Atlas Orofacial Pain & Apnea Group. He is passionate about helping his patients who experience TMJ, facial pain, and sleep issues. Patients who experience these issues often feel hopeless and are unsure about where to turn for help and relief. Our office is one of the few in the country that focuses primarily on these issues. We encourage you to learn more about our practice and hear thoughts from our team and our beloved patients.