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Tethered oral tissues are a group of conditions where the thin pieces of tissue in the mouth (the frenula) that connect the tongue to the floor of the mouth or the lip to the gum are too short, thick, or tight. This restricts the movement of the tongue or lip, affecting functions such as breast-feeding, speech, eating, and even breathing. These conditions are usually present at birth and include ankyloglossia (tongue-tie) and labial frenulum (lip tie).
Do you suffer from headaches or migraines that persist despite your best efforts? If so, you know how terrible and frustrating they can be. But stress may be a significant factor in the development of migraines. Psychological stress can trigger migraines, making them more severe and frequent.
A migraine is a neurological disease that can cause pulsing or throbbing, debilitating head pain. Many people suffer from migraines that last for hours or days. Light, sound, movement, and other triggers can lead to symptoms such as head pain, numbness, nausea, vertigo, tiredness, and visual disturbances.
Neurological conditions can be some of the most challenging to manage. Unfortunately, these conditions usually have very few treatment options, like: medications), some surgical options, and traditional physical therapy. Which with a lot of these conditions there is a need for more. Having a neurological disorder is challenging because, they impact an individual's physical, emotional, and cognitive functioning.
In my previous post I mentioned that THOUGHTS matter – they matter BEFORE, DURING, and AFTER labor. Our mind is powerful! Our thoughts and attitudes play a huge role in impacting the pregnancy journey and the birth process, and that impact takes shape long before delivery day.
Brain plasticity is the brain's ability to reconfigure and restructure itself to respond to change. Also known as neuroplasticity, it shows how the brain can adapt its function and structure after injury.