Reshaping Health Through Nasal Breathing with Dr. Shehab Faragalla

Originally posted on https://untetheredpodcast.com/2024/03/09/episode-260-reshaping-health-through-nasal-breathing-with-dr-shehab-faragallah/

This week on the podcast, Hallie welcomes back Dr. Shehab Faragallah, a seasoned dentist with more than 20 years of experience on the Gold Coast. Since 2017, he has been dedicatedly serving at Gold Coast Holistic Dental Care.

Dr. Faragalla is particularly passionate about oral myology and is a co-founder of Myospots Australia.

Tune in as Dr. Shehab and Hallie talk about the vital connection between oral rest posture, nasal breathing, and overall well-being. They shed light on how tongue position can significantly impact one’s health and emphasize the importance of nasal breathing for maintaining good health.

They also explore the concept of lip taping, discussing both its potential benefits and drawbacks, and highlight the importance of individualization, especially when considering children and MORE!

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In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • Dr. Shehab’s Introduction and Background
  • Correct Oral Rest Posture and Nasal Breathing
  • Nasal Breathing During Sleep
  • The Importance of Nasal Breathing
  • Lip Taping and its Pros and Cons
  • Monitoring Nasal Breathing During Sleep
  • Identifying Mouth Breathing
  • Importance of Nasal Breathing During the Day
  • Gradual Transition to Mouth Taping
  • Long-Term Effects of Mouth Breathing
  • Facial Changes and Nasal Breathing
  • Addressing the Root Cause of Sleep Apnea
  • Limitations of Current Sleep Apnea Treatments
  • Collaborative Approach to Treatment
  • Importance of Body Work in Treatment
  • Collaboration with ENT Specialists



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