Snoring or Sleep Apnea? Try Facial Exercises

Snoring or Sleep Apnea? Try Facial Exercises

Sleep apnea — a disorder defined by paused or shallow breathing during sleep — is an all too common ailment around the world. With symptoms ranging from snoring and grogginess to more serious conditions like diabetes, heart attack, and stroke, many people...
Massage Therapy & Facial Exercise for ALS Patients

Massage Therapy & Facial Exercise for ALS Patients

70 years ago, baseball legend Lou Gehrig died of a rare neurological disorder called Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The condition quickly captured the attention of the country, and the medical industry got to work finding the causes, symptoms, and treatments for...
Facial Paralysis and the Promise of Facial Exercises

Facial Paralysis and the Promise of Facial Exercises

The facial nerve controls the muscles on the side of the face, allowing us to show how we feel—to smile, cry, and laugh. When the facial nerve is damaged, either through injury or disease, full or partial facial paralysis can occur. Besides the obvious medical...