Oral Systemic Health

Fix Your Tongue Posture and Mouth Breathing for Better Sleep, More Energy and Better Health

by Mike Mutzel


Lexi Joy discusses how proper tongue posture and nasal breathing can lead to deeper sleep, more energy and many health improvements.





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04:02 The form of your mouth dictates functionality.  It is where enzymes and saliva begin breaking down food. It is where you chew and swallow.

04:34 Nasal breathing synthesizes nitric oxide, a vasodilator. This it helps regulate blood pressure.

06:38 Nasal breathing can be enabled with exercises that reinforce proper tongue position.

07:42 Your nose needs support from your tongue.

08:42 Sleep apnea appliances and training from a biological or epigenetic dentist may correct sleep apnea.

14:42 Your tongue should rest on your pallet just behind your front teeth.

15:52 The maxilla bone may not project forward could be because the tongue does not rest in the correct position, possibly from a tongue tie, from nutrient deficiencies or lack of use of mastication muscles during crucial times of growth.

16:59 The tongue is almost like an orthodontic appliance to hold the maxilla so it grows forward.

19:22 Organic baby formula has seed oils.

21:42 Indigenous people on ancestral diets have well formed jaws. They eat nutrient dense fibrous foods that include animal products.

23.02 In a tongue tie, the frenulum under the tongue, is short. There may be issues with latching for breast feeding.

24:02 Your facial structure is subject to epigenetic factors, not just genetics.

25:22 The root cause of most mouth breathing is having a small mouth, not big enough for the tongue.

27:37 Nose breathing is learned in part via breastfeeding.

28:07 Teeth imprints on your tongue may be an indication that your tongue is too big for your mouth.

30:32 An inability to breathe through your nose may be from food sensitivities.

32:07 Fat soluble vitamins play a key role in jaw development: A, D, E and K, with good fats, especially those from animals.

33:36 The perception of the Mediterranean diet is that it is high in fiber with few animal products. In reality, it is a seasonal diet with near daily consumption of red meat, fish, seafood, poultry, eggs and dairy.

51:22 Dermal fillers and other cosmetic procedures do not address the root cause of the problems in the face.


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