Could these things be related?
Carol Vander Stoep, RDH, seems to think so. The above dysfunctions plus allergies, sinus infections, snoring, diabetes, head and neck pain as well as many other ailments could be caused by a crowded airway.
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A friend of mine emailed the following links to help educate myself, knowing that I was already familiar with some of Dr. Weston A. Price's work. This book of his is a fascinating publication of some of his findings.
My friend sent these links:
Here's a thorough explanation, the same author wrote a book called Mouth Matters: Better Mouth, Better Health - which is available at the library.
Dr. Mahon, who is a myofunctional orthodontist in Rogers, trained with Joy Moeller who is interviewed by Dr. Mercola here.
Here is an article by Mercola explaining Buteyko Breathing.
Buteyko Meets Dr. Mew is a book on the Buteyko Breathing method has a lot of info and is very kid friendly.
Here's for taking health into your own hands!