(TMJ Syndrome) A painful condition involving the temporomandibular joint and the muscles used for chewing, sometimes causing clicking sounds and restricted jaw movement. It is a common and sometimes overlooked cause of chronic headaches.


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Temporomandibular Joint Disorders Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... Signs and symptoms of TMJ disorders may include: Inability to chew certain foods, or eating only a soft diet Facial pain Tenderness of your jaw Aching pain in and around your ear A clicking sound or g...
Source: MayoClinic

... Tenderness and pain originating in the TMJ can stem from a variety of causes. Like other joints, the TMJ is susceptible to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other forms of inflammation. Normall...
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Temporomandibular Joint Disorders Treatment

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... Many treatments are available for TMJ disorders, though not all have proved beneficial. Most health care practitioners recommend beginning with the most conservative and noninvasive treatment. Aside f...
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... In addition to medical treatments, try these self-care approaches to avoid overusing and inflaming your temporomandibular joint and surrounding muscles: Eat a soft diet of foods that you don''t have t...
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Temporomandibular Joint Disorders Support

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Coping skills
... Because stress can contribute to TMJ disorders, finding a way to relax and to relieve stress may reduce your clenching and grinding, and may help reduce jaw joint pain. There are many ways to relax, s...
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Temporomandibular Joint Disorders Other

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Temporomandibular Disorders
... Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) occur as a result of problems with the jaw, jaw joint (called the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ), and surrounding facial muscles that control chewing and moving the...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Oral Surgery
... A number of conditions may require oral surgery, including: Impacted teeth Wisdom teeth, otherwise known as third molars, are the last set of teeth to develop. Sometimes these teeth emerge from the gu...
Source: Cleveland Clinic


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