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Airway Advocates
Championing the Recognition, Diagnosis and Treatment of Airway-Related Disorders

Breathing well is the key to wellness. A healthy, open airway can have a dramatic effect on one’s sleep, physical appearance, and overall well-being.

Are You at Risk?
Airway-Centered Disorder (ACD) is the hidden airway problem and can affect breathing 24 hours a day – including and especially during sleep.

Are you struggling with health problems such as fatigue, excess weight, headaches, chronic pain, sugar and junk food cravings, or with stress in general? Do you have a child with behavioral issues, chronic infections, allergies or asthma? Is your doctor treating you or your child for a chronic disease like high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, insomnia, anxiety, or depression?

What if you discovered that what's driving all of these conditions is something that is rarely considered by today's medical practitioners? We're talking about Airway-Centered Disorder, or ACD. Read more.

Airway Health Success Stories

"When I had lost all hope of living a pain-free life, I learned that there are specialists out there who know their business and who care about restoring me to a quality life. My tiny airway was at the center of everything else: the pain, the joint degeneration, my intubation crises, and the consequences of all the anxiety I experienced because I couldn’t breathe easily. I’m grateful I got to tell my story for the Foundation for Airway Health website because sometimes it’s hard to believe this all happened. It did. And I hope sharing my path will help you find yours.”
-Becky's Airway Story

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What is ACD?

Airway-Centered Disorder (ACD) impacts how we breathe because it increases the amount of effort we put into breathing just to survive. When not recognized, the expressions of the ACD are treated and the underlying disorder remains.

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Risk Factors

No age group is immune from poor airway health. Often associated with older, obese men, ACD or other manifestations of poor airway health can be present in infants, children, teens, young adults, and slender women!

See if You Are at Risk

Treatment Plans

We believe that opening one’s airway can have a dramatic effect on the ability to function in everyday life, on one’s physical appearance, and on overall long-term health. We also believe that ACD, in its various forms, is a missing link in medicine today.
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Find a Provider

Our doctors have received additional education in sleep and airway health and will screen all patients for airway and sleep problems and will provide resources for diagnosis, treatment and referral.

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Latest News

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Foundation for Airway Health Presents Airway Summit at NDA Annual Meeting
Foundation for Airway Health at the AACP Meeting in Toronto Canada
FAH will Celebrate in Nashville
Airway Advocate Workshops - Collaboration Cures
We All Stand on the Shoulders of Giants
October 2 is Global Airway Health Day
Sleep Well, Live Well
Surgery to Move Jaws Improves Outcomes in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients
Myofunctional Therapy, An Expert's View
A Checklist for Evaluation of Potential Airway and Breathing Disorders
Response to the American Association of Orthodontists White Paper On Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Orthodontics
Sleep Well for a Healthy Brain: The Right Kind of Sleep Matters
Lactation Consultants' Role in Infant Airway Protection
Infant Oral and Facial Development: A Guide for Parents
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The Benefits of Nasal Breathing
Your Deep Sleep May Preserve Your Brain Function
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CRT Member Spotlight: GreenSky Patient Solutions
Practitioners: Take the Airway Pledge
The Importance of Breastfeeding
Disturbed Sleep Affects Balance
Being a Night Owl Can Damage Your Health
Dental Hygienists as Airway Advocates
The Story of One is the Story of Many
CRT Member Spotlight: Clear Correct
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