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The number of abbreviations in medicine and dentistry is amazing.  In this short post I am going to give only a small number of definitions routinely utilized in literature and culture concerning TMJ disorders, often called “the Geat Imposter”  This will be an open Blog and will be added to over time.  Please come back and visit and if you …

CLUSTER HEADACHE: SLEEP AND TRIGEMINAL NERVE CONTROL

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Dan: I have been diagnosed with Chronic Cluster Headaches. I also grind and clench my teeth at night. My pain is on the right side always. Dr Shapira Response, Good News, Physiologic Dentistry may help control or eliminate your cluster headaches. It is important to remember that the human body and brain is very complex and while Physiologic Dentistry is …

Chicago Migraine: Prevention and Treatment of Migraines in Chicago

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If you are tired of migraines interfering in your life learn how There is hope for your migraines. The trigeminal nervous system and the sphenopalatine ganglion blocks hod the kew to eliminating and treating your migraines. All headache experts believe that the Trigeminal Vascular System and the Trigemino Cervical Complex are intimately involved in almost 100% of Migraines. Changing the …

TMJ Treatment, Sleep Apnea Treatment, ADHD Prevention and Improving People's Lives: A message of Hope

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Originally Published Highland Park Landmark Newspaper By Alan P. Henry Highland Park dentist Dr. Ira Shapira has a message for anyone suffering from TMJ disorders including migraines or for those looking for a way to deal with issues related to sleep apnea and snoring, including but not limited to ADD and ADHD. “I want people out there who have problems …

Chicago: Severe Neck Pain Relief and Hope for Headaches

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Severe Neck Pain, Tension Headaches, Migraines and Fibromylgia Living with pain is awful but needlessly living with pain is far worse. I have had patients with headaches of fifty year duration and chronic neck pain for years that can be relieved easily. While they love losing their pain they are often very angry over living in pain when relief was …

Drug Free Headache Treatment: Chicago Pain Elimination

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Drug Free Treatment of headaches is best achieved by addressing the Trigeminal Nervous System, the cranio-cervical musculature and head posture. The second most important cause of headaches is referred myofascial pain from trigger points in head and jaw muscles. Physiologic Dentistry is the best way to change the input to the Trigeminal-vascular system that controls blood flow to the brain …

Lake Forest: Sleep Apnea Treatment, Oral Appliances are comfortable alternative to CPAP

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Sleep Apnea is a serious medical condition  that can adversely effect your health.  CPAP is the most frequently prescribed treatment for sleep apnea however the majority of patients can’t or won’t tolerateit. Oral Appliances are a comfortable alternative to CPAP that are considered a first line treatment for mild to moderate sleep apnea.  Most patients offered a choice prefer oral …

Why TMJ Treatment with Physiologic Dentistry is So Effective In Eliminating Headaches

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TMJ treatment is so successful in eliminating and treating all types of headaches and migraines because the directly address the Trigeminal Nervous System where all of these headaches originate.  Changing  the chemistry of the neurotransmitters of the brain with medications carries the risk of thousand of reported adverse drug effects.  Many of the drugs actually increase the risk of creating …

Highland Park: Alternative Headache Relief To Improve Your Quality Of Life

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Chronic headaches can rapidly erode the quality of your life. Living with headaches has adverse effects on your relationship with your spouse and your children. Medications come with a host of side effects and while they can be somewhat effective they often create more problems. When a single medication is ineffective it is not uncommon to use multiple medications.  People …

The Best ADHD Treatment: Growing a better airway and preventing ADHD

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While there are many treatments for ADHD the best you can do for your child is to correct their sleep and breathing problems early before the ADHD develops. There is a lot of research saying that ADHD is largely a result of small airways and poor sleep. There are many similarities in symptoms when comparing ADHD and disturbed sleep. Some …