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.