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A Natural Source of TMJ Pain Management

TMJ dysfunction can cause pain and numerous other symptoms. The pain is not limited to the jaw and may radiate across the face, up toward the ear, and also down to the neck. The condition may be acute or chronic. Some patients hear sounds when chewing such as a popping or clicking coming from the [...]

2017-06-11T12:59:30+00:00 May 28th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on A Natural Source of TMJ Pain Management

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

Finding Long-Term Relief from TMJ Pain

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects the lower mandible to the skull and is thus responsible for chewing, speaking, and other movements of the jaw. What can cause TMJ pain and what symptoms may accompany the pain? We will address these topics as well as reveal a potential way to attain long-term relief. What Causes TMJ [...]

2017-06-11T13:10:17+00:00 February 26th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on Finding Long-Term Relief from TMJ Pain

TMJ Disorders Can Lead to Tinnitus

TMJ disorders can be very painful and may lead to other symptoms besides jaw pain, clicking when using the jaw, and limited range of jaw mobility. In fact, TMJ disorders are often associated with hearing problems such as tinnitus (ringing in the ears). Why is this the case? Read on to learn more about the [...]

2017-06-11T13:17:43+00:00 February 10th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on TMJ Disorders Can Lead to Tinnitus

5 Causes of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD)

When a person suffers from temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), pain may radiate from the jaw down into the neck as well as up toward the ears. Popping or clicking of the jaw may occur while chewing or speaking. Also, jaw movement may be limited by stiffness. What causes TMJ pain? How can you find relief? [...]

2017-06-11T13:27:35+00:00 January 8th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on 5 Causes of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD)

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

TMD—One of the Many Side Effects of Teck Neck

Teck neck (sometimes referred to as text neck because of the prevalence of text messaging) can have many effects, one of which is TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder). TMD is characterized by jaw pain that may also radiate toward the ear and neck, loss of range of motion in the jaw, and a popping, clicking, or [...]

2017-06-11T13:42:32+00:00 November 13th, 2016|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on TMD—One of the Many Side Effects of Teck Neck

Finding Relief from TMJ Dysfunction May Help Improve Sleep

TMJ dysfunction refers to problems involving the temporomandibular joint. This is the joint that holds the lower jaw to the skull, and it is used in activities such as speaking and chewing. The jaw is a very unique joint, allowing the mouth to open and close but also allowing the lower jaw to slide from side [...]

2018-01-31T01:20:19+00:00 October 30th, 2016|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on Finding Relief from TMJ Dysfunction May Help Improve Sleep