Health and the Trainer system
Ear problems and headaches
Chronic ear and head pain can be caused by poorly
functioning Jaws *(TMJ dysfunction). Incorrect
swallowing and mouth breathing can often be the
primary cause. (see Video section).
The TRAINER System can be helpful to treat these
Benefits of nose breathing
Mouth breathing has been shown to decrease oxygen
uptake and make infections more common. Health
benefits from changing to nose breathing are well
known and the TRAINER System is specifically
designed to treat mouth breathing problems.
Posture and the trainer system
Physiotherapists and Chiropractors will notice that
your child’s posture is incorrect. Improving nose
breathing and jaw function often helps to improve
posture. This is an added bonus of the TRAINER
System. Supervision by an appropriate professional
may be needed.
Speech problems and the trainer system
Speech is directly affected by tongue position and
the function of the facial muscles. The TRAINER
System often improves speech in conjunction with
Although often controversial, nutrition is important
for the growing child. Dr Weston Price, a Dentist
and Researcher in the 1930s wrote about the physical
degeneration in children exposed to our poor “modern
diets”. He showed orthodontic and tooth decay is
directly caused by poor nutrition. His
recommendations are now being adopted 70 years
** It is recommended your child has a diet low in
sugars, preservatives and processed foods. Boost up
the diet with green leafy vegetables, fish and meat
lightly cooked. High fruit diets are also very
helpful. Supplements include Vitamins A, D (Cod
Liver Oil), C and Magnesium and Calcium. Specific
professional advice is recommended.
Allergies cause chronic mouth breathing and
consequently poor jaw growth and crowded teeth.
Major allergens are dairy products. It is
recommended to keep intake of dairy products in
children to a minimum.
American Journal of Orthodontics 35-72% Prevalence
TMJ in children
**Nutrition and Physical Degeneration, Weston Price
– Price Pottenger Foundation 1934