why do i sleep with my tongue slightly sticking out? about 2 months ago i had to train myself to sleep flat on my back, or my shoulders and neck would hurt so badly the next day that i couldn't function. (i have severe disc herniation, spinal stinosis, and nerve damage.) my spouse and i noticed about 3 weeks ago that every time i'm sleeping (day or night) my tongue is sticking out, it isn't uncomfortable in anyway, and it doesn't seem to dry my mouth or tongue out. but i'd still like to know why this is happening, and is there anything i can do to stop it? also, will it eventually mess up the alignment of my teeth if it continues?
thank you, i don't snore at all, unless extremely sick and stuffed up. i should try to get to a dentist, but my insurance doesn't cover it at all... no regular doctor can give a mouth guard right? are there any alternatives? thank you so much for the response!! i really appreciate it!
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.