Jaw Pain from Stress – How You Can Finally Get Some Jaw Pain Relief

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Have you ever gotten a headache after you’ve had a stressful day? This at times can be attributed to tense neck and shoulder muscles, but more often than not, the pain you’re experiencing is from your jaw. Jaw pain from stress is a common complaint of people with TMJ disorder. Tense and sore jaw muscles can easily contribute to a headache – not to mention a full-fledged migraine. Why does stress cause this type of reaction in our muscles, including those in our jaw? And what can people do to find jaw pain relief ASAP? Jaw Pain from Stress: The … Read More

Tension Headaches vs. TMJ Headaches: What’s the difference?

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Nearly everyone has experienced a headache at some point in their life. But some people endure painful headaches on an almost daily basis. They’ve been struggling for years to find some relief. Often, people who suffer from headaches hear from healthcare practitioners that the cause of their pain is tension. Due to their bad posture or stress, their muscles are constantly tense. This can result in pain. But when they’ve tried various remedies promising tension headache relief they didn’t get the results they were hoping for. The reason for this could be that what they’re dealing with isn’t a “simple” … Read More

What Can You Do to Treat a Stiff Jaw and Neck?

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Do you often wake up in the morning with stiff muscles? You are not alone – most adults wake up with some sort of stiffness or strain throughout their body after a day of running or because of occupational reasons. But what if that stiffness doesn’t go away? This is a daily struggle for many, particularly those with TMJ disorder. Patients with this common jaw disorder have chronically stiff jaw and neck muscles. But what is TMJ disorder? How can we treat the stiffness and pain that you contend with on a regular basis? What’s the Relationship Between a Stiff … Read More

Make your mental health a priority and take back your life

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Living a life with chronic migraines can be devastating. Many people don’t know that these headaches can be one of the symptoms of TMJ disorder or TMJ dysfunction. As a Noblesville dentist offering TMJ treatment, I want every patient to be aware that TMJ-induced migraines can have a large effect on their mental well-being. A person suffering from migraines may experience anxiety, stress, depression and other debilitating symptoms. These may eventually lead to deterioration of their mental health. As a health provider that treats migraines and other painful symptoms of TMJ, I aim to help each patient get the treatment … Read More

Can Migraines Be Triggered By Weather?

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can migraines be triggered by weather?

I often meet patients who suffer from migraines in my TMJ and dental practice who are always looking for solutions to cure their debilitating pain. They may mention their migraines in passing, not realizing that as a physiologic dentist, I may be able to help. It all depends on what is triggering the migraines in the first place. Pain from migraines and factors that can set them off are specific to the patient. Migraine from weather changes is very real for those who suffer when fluctuations occur. When they search for answers to how to cure their migraines, they often … Read More