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Symptoms that Commonly Occur with TMJ Dysfunction

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is unique in the body, allowing a person to both open and close the mouth but also to slide the bottom jaw from side to side and forward and back. These functions are vital for everything from speaking to chewing. It is no wonder that TMJ dysfunction can really disrupt a [...]

2017-08-04T08:23:06+00:00 August 6th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on Symptoms that Commonly Occur with TMJ Dysfunction

The Effect of Fibromyalgia on Friendships

Maintaining positive relationships and a good support system is vital for a person with a chronic pain condition like fibromyalgia. Unfortunately, relationships are often one of the first things to suffer when a patient is learning to cope with a life-changing ailment. We’re going to look at some things to communicate to your friends so [...]

2017-07-13T11:29:46+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on The Effect of Fibromyalgia on Friendships

The Link Between TMJ Dysfunction and Sleep Disorders

TMJ dysfunction and sleep disorders are two of the most common medical problems in the US and globally. 44 million Americans suffer from TMJ pain, and over 40 million have some kind of sleep disorder. Many people suffer from both. Here are some reasons why. TMJ Dysfunction and Sleep Apnea TMJ problems may be related [...]

2017-06-11T13:03:42+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Sleeping Disorders, TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on The Link Between TMJ Dysfunction and Sleep Disorders

Things to Avoid Saying to a Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Sufferer

If a person is suffering from a chronic illness such as chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia, he or she needs your full support. While you may be willing to provide such support, there are certain things that one may say that will make a patient feel otherwise. Here are a few things to avoid if [...]

2017-02-25T05:48:03+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Things to Avoid Saying to a Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Sufferer

The Link Between TMJ Pain and Whiplash

TMJ dysfunction is a term used to describe a range of conditions that cause pain and other symptoms in the TMJ (temporomandibular joint). A study revealed the connection between TMJ pain and whiplash-type injuries. This can help direct patients to the right form of care. What the TMJ Study Revealed 60 patients who had suffered [...]

2017-06-11T13:36:20+00:00 December 4th, 2016|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on The Link Between TMJ Pain and Whiplash

Studies Support Natural Fibromyalgia Pain Relief

As much as 6% of the world’s population is dealing with the pain and other symptoms associated with fibromyalgia. 90% of fibromyalgia sufferers are female, which adds up to about 129 million women across the globe. Half of patients deal with migraines and headaches on a chronic basis. What causes fibromyalgia to strike suddenly? There [...]

2016-10-23T01:34:58+00:00 October 23rd, 2016|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Studies Support Natural Fibromyalgia Pain Relief