Mouth breathing has been proven to be detrimental to your overall health. Breathing through the mouth rather than the nose at an early age and not addressing it, can set the stage for lifelong health related problems. There is a high correlation between mouth breathing and ADHD. The video below was created by myself and the world leader in Buteyko breathing re-education, Mr. Patrick McKeown in hopes of educating the public about this public health issue.
Mouth breathing at an early age, if not addressed can contribute to morphological changes in the orofacial structures, hence setting the stage for sleep breathing disorders like sleep apnea. Could it be that we are mistakenly diagnosing ADHD? Not to say that ADHD is not a true disorder, but the signs and symptoms of ADHD are highly correlated with those of sleep breathing disorders like obstructive sleep apnea. This video will enhance your knowledge and perhaps help open the doors to new research. Enjoy!