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Revisit National Health Week

Revisit National Health Week

April 4-10th was National Health Week. And, while we might have deemed that week specifically for it, we shouldn’t forget what we learned. As an initiative of the American Public Health Association, National Health Week was created to: Strengthen the profession of public health Understand, engage and support key public health issues Directly influence public […]

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Spring Cookouts and TMD

Spring Cookouts and TMD

Welcome Spring! While we all might be excited for spring weather and cookouts, it is also extremely important to watch what you eat when you suffer from temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). Yes, that triple cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, and bacon sounds delicious, but it may cause you more pain than you need or […]

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Be Careful of the Food You Eat on Thanksgiving

Be Careful of the Food You Eat on Thanksgiving

TMD is a painful condition that can worsen when eating the wrong foods. As you know, the holidays are just around the corner and that often means lots of different food! Many times this is the time of year where you will eat more food than you normally eat during the year—and it is often […]

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TMD and Your Diet

TMD and Your Diet

Without proper nutrition you increase the risk of either gaining or losing weight or suffering from nutritional deficiencies due to the pain caused by TMD. And through this, it can lead to other health problems. When it comes to maintain your health and diet, remember to eat fruits, vegetables, starches, protein and dairy, but be […]

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Find Your Balance between Vertigo and TMD

Find Your Balance between Vertigo and TMD

Oh no, the world around you is spinning—or is it? It really isn’t spinning, but you are definitely feeling dizzy, which is commonly called vertigo. While dizziness and vertigo are not serious, they will typically get better on their own. However, vertigo can be a symptom of TMD complications. Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) can be […]

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Women are More Likely to Develop TMJ Disorders than Men

Women are More Likely to Develop TMJ Disorders than Men

I might be repeating myself, but did you know that women are more likely to develop TMJ disorders than any other individual? It’s true! While women might be more prone to developing TMD, they can definitely make strides to prevent it from occurring. Pain Affects Everyone Differently That’s right. Pain does affect everyone differently. Headaches and […]