There are two types of bruxism: Nocturnal Bruxism and Diurnal Bruxism. Nocturnal bruxism occurs during sleep and is the subject of this post. Diurnal bruxism occurs during the day and or night and is not limited to sleep. Diurnal bruxism occurs more often in developmentally impaired individuals, as a side effect of medications or in association with medical illnesses.
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Dr. Hamilton-Stubbs is a nurse MD. After completing her nursing education with honors at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, Dr. Hamilton-Stubbs pursued her dream of attending a HBCU. She matriculated at Meharry Medical College where she graduated in the top 4th of her class.
Dr. Hamilton-Stubbs completed an internal medicine internship, pediatric residency, adult neurology residency and child neurology fellowship. In 1994 she accepted a position as one of only two physicians in the Sleep Disorders Center at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia. In 1997 she resigned to start a Christian based medical practice, SCCA.
In 2006 she began studying the medicinal benefits of foods. Later she returned to the class room. She studied herbal medicine at Centre for Scientific Research into Plant Medicine, Accre Ghana and is currently studying functional medicine.
In 2014 Dr. Hamilton-Stubbs expanded the services at SCCA and changed to name to reflect her goal for patient care: sleep and total wellness
Dr. Hamilton-Stubbs practices a blend of conventional medicine with the best of alternative medicine, integrative - functional sleep medicine.
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