Can mouth breathing affect eczema? (S5E7)
In this episode, my guest talks all about how mouth breathing is tied to eczema, skin issues and the overall health of the rest of the body. We also discuss 2 research studies that specifically studied the link between mouth breathing and eczema (links below). Mouth breathing can be related to: Asthma & atopic dermatitis Facial development changes (long narrow face & narrow mouth) Crooked/crowded teeth & braces Sleep interruption Reduced oxygen levels A tongue-tie In children, interrupted breathing during sleep can have severe effects on brain growth. Here are 2 Links to mouth breathing and eczema research studies:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4411141/ https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1991790220301380?via%3Dihub Here are additional studies demonstrating the link between dental infection & eczema: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19691752 - dental infection associated with nummular eczema https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16924154 - improvement of eczema symptoms after removing amalgams https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17442076 - dental infections & eczema symptoms http://www.jacionline.org/article/S0091-6749(16)31456-7/abstract - children with eczema more likely to develop tooth decay https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4411141/ - mouth breathing linked to higher rates of eczema My guest, Dr. Burhenne, is the creator and author of AsktheDentist.com and the #1 bestselling author of The 8-Hour Sleep Paradox. He is a family and sleep medicine dentist whose advice regularly appears on TV, radio, and magazines, including NPR, The Doctors, and CBS News. He received his degree from the Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco and is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), Academy of General Dentistry (Chicago, IL), American Academy for Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH), and Dental Board of California. ----------------------- For more eczema tips, follow Abby on: Facebook - facebook.com/eczemaconquerors Instagram - instagram.com/eczemaconquerors YouTube - youtube.com/user/eczemaconquerors Website - eczemaconquerors.com Want more eczema resources? Shop my Conqueror line of products to help your skin find relief ere: https://store.primephysiquenutrition.com/collections/all *Use the code PODCAST10 for 10% off your order here.