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4 Signs it’s a Migraine, Not a Headache

4 Signs it’s a Migraine, Not a Headache

Can you tell the difference between a headache and a migraine? Most people can tell when they are having a headache, but what about a migraine? Since migraines take on many shapes and forms, it can be difficult at times to decipher the difference. Migraines are a specific type of headache with a variety of […]

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5 Types of Headaches You Never Knew Existed

5 Types of Headaches You Never Knew Existed

Ouch, my head kills! We’ve all been there before. And while headaches definitely are not fun, it might be worth your time to try to think about what type of headache you might be experiencing. All headaches are not the same, therefore you cannot just lump them all in one description. You might have heard […]

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3 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

3 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Sleep is great. At the end of a long day the best feeling is getting to sit back, relax and drift off into sleep. However, some people aren’t lucky enough to be able to fall asleep right away, at all or wake up still exhausted because sleep apnea gets in the way of a good […]

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Don’t Let Headaches Interfere with School or Work

Don’t Let Headaches Interfere with School or Work

Being back in school means more work and time to complete school activities. And, sometimes the added work in your schedule can cause headaches. But what if those headaches are not related to school, but an underlying condition such as TMD? By educating yourself on headaches and some of the causes and types, you can […]

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Back to School Stress and TMD

Back to School Stress and TMD

Ugh, it’s that time again. It’s back-to-school madness. With all the events of getting back into school and buying supplies, it can be extremely stressful. However, when stress occurs you might also experience pain–from headaches to jaw pain. And when pain occurs, diagnosis and treatment are necessary. Whether it is simply stress related or if […]

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Coming to a TMD Diagnosis

Coming to a TMD Diagnosis

Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) are often very difficult to diagnose due to the variety of conditions it mirrors. A less-than-clear understanding of the causes and exact symptoms of TMD, as well as the surrounding muscles, healthcare professionals are often hesitant to diagnose TMD. Instead, they might diagnose a condition as something far different, but that […]

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Your Sleep Position Can Make All the Difference

Your Sleep Position Can Make All the Difference

What is your sleep position of choice? Are you the type of person who sleeps on their back the whole night? Or maybe you flip positions periodically through the night. Either way, your sleep position is important and can make all the difference in how rested you feel each morning. By understanding various sleep positions […]