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Neck pain, Headaches and Jaw pain are linked. by Carol Grant Posted Sat 24 Oct 2009 10:04pm There is an interesting and lesser-known relationship is the jaw (frequently referred to as the TMJ) and its association with neck function, especially the upper cervical vertebrae, as well as headaches. The muscles that move the jaw/TMJ are largely controlled by the 5th cranial nerve, also called the trigeminal nerve. Several studies have fo ... Read on »
Acupuncture for TMJ and Jaw Pain by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 31 Jul 2012 10:13pm Years ago, my dentist asked if I grind my teeth. I told her I didn’t think so, and she begged to differ. Whether I was doing it currently or not, she said, at some point I had clenched my jaw enough to wear my teeth down unevenly. I suspect this was during my teenage years (what? stressed as a teenager? unheard of!), but most of us do this at s ... Read on »
Invisalign: The Straight Truth by Cory K. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 5:07pm The following is a guest post written by Blake Abel, of Please note that I am not opposed to the usage of traditional metal braces. I do, however, feel that it is important to highlight alternatives to industry standards in order to allow you to make the most informed personal decision possible. With that said, take it away, Bl ... Read on »
Jaw Pain - the Temporomandibular Joints by DrSomji Health Maven Posted Mon 21 Nov 2011 9:59pm Many people have jaw pain or clicking. A lot of people go to their dentist or mention it to their medical doctor, but have never thought about seeing a chiropractor! Chiropractors have extensive education in anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics, and are experts in treating musculoskeletal problems – including muscles and joints around the jaw. ... Read on »
Fibromyalgia and jaw pain by Ciara S. Posted Tue 26 Jun 2012 7:47pm A lot of fibromites also have another condition called temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJD). The temperomandibular joint is located on each side of the head, and this joint and the jaw muscles make it possible to open and close the mouth. Muscular TMJD can be caused by lack of sleep, stress and muscular trauma. It is often difficult for those ... Read on »
Health Tips for January 29 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 9:00pm Health Tip: Spot the Signs of TMJ TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders, affecting the jaw, are commonly triggered by grinding or clenching the teeth. The Nemours Foundation says TMJ disorders frequently have these symptoms: Pain of muscle spasms in the facial muscles, the jaw joint, in or around the ear, shoulders o ... Read on »
Can My Neck Also Be Causing My Jaw Pain? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 28 Feb 2011 5:34pm Your neck may be the cause of your jaw pain . We don’t always connect the dots on this one, but the fact is, basically everything in the body is connected. It’s easy to think of the neck spine connected to the back because it’s a series of vertebrae or spinal bones stacked on one another. In this case, your cranium or skull connects to ... Read on »
Jaw Pain as a Sign of Heart Problems by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Fri 06 Aug 2010 7:05am only alice/Flickr   There are a lot of dental reasons why your jaw might hurt. Some of the most common include TM joint disorders, misaligned teeth and clenching/grinding habits. Toothaches and infections can contribute to jaw pain, as well. But the jaw doesn’t exist in isolation from the body. Everything is connected in a ... Read on »
Correct Your Posture to Keep Headaches and Jaw Pain Away by Randall LaFrom Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm If you are suffering from pain in the lower jaw and frequent headaches, it’s time to examine your posture and ask your dentist if you are affected by about temporomandibular disorder (TMD). Many people with poor posture don’t recognize that they are placing their spine in such a position that it’s causes the jaw joint to get stressed. As peop ... Read on »
Fibromyalgia | Symptoms and Signs Tip: Face and jaw pain by Ciara S. Posted Tue 26 Nov 2013 6:58pm Fibromyalgia | Symptoms and Signs Tip: Face and jaw pain : 'via Blog this' Read on »