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Put the gum down. Think twice before chewing.

Put the gum down. Think twice before chewing.

Bubble gum popping can be a daily habit for most people. Whether a person chews gum as a snack or because they like the flavor, it is a common occurrence. However, if you chew gum and suffer from headaches or jaw pain, you might want to think before you pick up that new pack of […]

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Chronic migraines can lead to jaw pain

Chronic migraines can lead to jaw pain

If you suffer from migraines, you might be at risk for temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (TMD) or jaw pain. In a new study, researchers found that people with migraines might be at risk for TMD. And anyone who has had a migraine knows just how bad it can be–it can ruin your whole day! Migraines […]

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Can essential oils help with jaw pain?

Can essential oils help with jaw pain?

Finding effective ways to relieve pain is important. And while sometimes you might not want to take pain medication, what other options do you have for relief? There are actually several other things you can do to find relief from jaw pain, such as the use of essential oils. In recent years, essential oils have […]

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Say, “Yes” to Hot and Cold Pack for TMD Relief

Say, “Yes” to Hot and Cold Pack for TMD Relief

Ouch! If you suffer from jaw pain or clicking, it can be extremely uncomfortable. Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are complex musculoskeletal health complications that impact neurological pain in the face. And for many sufferers, symptoms experienced can be difficult to manage. If you suffer from jaw pain, it is important to seek help from your dentist […]

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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 […]