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Is Your Headache Caused by TMD?

Is Your Headache Caused by TMD?

Headaches, we meet again. Frequent headaches can be quite alarming, and you might even think you have a brain tumor or some other brain malfunction. Easy there. Step away from WebMD and let’s revisit headaches. There is a greater chance that your headache is caused by the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), which is made up of […]

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Get Ready for Summer Fun by Relieving Stress Now

Get Ready for Summer Fun by Relieving Stress Now

Don’t freak out just yet. We know you need a break and you’re about to scream, but summer is in sight, which means so is a vacation. So take a deep breath in and relax–we’ve got some helpful stress relieving activities that will get you to summer and help eliminate any discomfort you might be […]

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TMD Pain and Discomfort: Is it Stress-Related?

TMD Pain and Discomfort: Is it Stress-Related?

Approximately 15% of Americans suffer from chronic facial pain–typically because of your temporomandibular joints (TMJ). Your TMJs are responsible for chewing and speaking, which means it is important that you don’t experience pain. If you’ve already been diagnosed with temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), then you are no stranger to jaw and facial pain. But what […]

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Is TMD Interrupting Your Sleep?

Is TMD Interrupting Your Sleep?

An estimated 40 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders each year while an additional 20 million experience occasional sleeping problems. If you are one of these individuals, you know how the problem can affect your daily life—it can interfere with work, driving and social activities. It has also been shown that those who suffer […]

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Women Get Sleep Apnea, Too!

Women Get Sleep Apnea, Too!

Sleep apnea is a brief pause in breathing during sleep caused by a narrowing or collapse of throat tissues. Men are the most likely to get sleep apnea, but women suffer from it, too. This is especially true as women age. One study even found that women over the age of 60 are 10 times […]

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World Sleep Day is March 17

World Sleep Day is March 17

Attention! Attention! Did you know March 17th is world sleep day? Yes, it is St. Patrick’s Day, but it is also a day to pay attention to your sleeping patterns, as well as your partner’s. In between your preparation for St. Patrick’s Day, take a moment this month to consider whether you or someone you […]

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Unlocking the Painful Complications of TMD

Unlocking the Painful Complications of TMD

Do you know what the most heavily utilized and under appreciated joint in the human body is? It’s the temporomandibular joint, which is also commonly referred to as TMJ. The TMJ allows you to open and close your mouth, as well as extending and moving your jaw from side to side. It helps you eat, […]