Obstructive sleep apnea affects around 20 million Americans and can lead to hypertension, heart attack, stroke, depression, muscle pain, fibromyalgia, morning headaches, and excessive daytime sleepiness.

Friday, February 26, 2010

Sleep Apnea, TMD, Myofascial Pain and Headaches

The American Equilibration Society hed its 2010 meeting and Sleep apnea and sleep disordered breathing were continually reference as comorbidities for headaches, TMD (TMJ), fibromyalgia and muscle and joint disorders. Patients who visit this site and suffer from headaches, myofascial pain, fibromyalgia or TMJ disorders should go to http://www.ihateheadaches.org and read my blog http://www.ihateheadaches.org/blogs/illinois/2010/02/myofascial-trigger-points-are-explained.html covering muscle pain and how the newest research agrees with neuromuscular dental concepts.

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