Chicken or egg?
A misconception included in the article incorrectly suggests that allergic rhinitis and adenoidal hypertrophy commonly cause mouth breathing. In fact, the opposite is true. Dysfunctional breathing and mouth breathing are usually the cause of these issues. Interventions including breathing training, identifying drivers and nutritional support should be undertaken before recourse to medications or surgery.
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Support from a good nutritionist and dental clinics that specialise in early intervention orthodontics and orofacial myology is also integral to helping develop good breathing habits.