When we breathe, the body absorbs 21% of oxygen from the air. Under normal circumstances, that is adequate for what the body needs to saturate the red blood cells. The red blood cells then transport the oxygen to the rest of the cells in the body. Oxygen is essential for proper cellular function.
Pain in the jaw area is often caused by a dislocation of the joint, known as TMJ. The pain can be caused by an injury, like an auto accident, or by long-term degeneration. Learn more about how a chiropractor can help relieve jaw pain.