Stress has been causing you to clench your jaw all day (and night). Now you can’t escape the result of that bad behavior — pain. But you may find relief for TMJ pain by applying pressure and a few simple exercises.
Your jaw pain may be caused by something bigger than stress.
Most people think of botulinum toxin A, which is sold under the brand name Botox®, as a wrinkle fighter. However, this drug is much more than a wrinkle-reducer. Botulinum toxin A also has therapeutic uses, some of which might surprise you.
Most people think of Botox® or botulinum toxin A as a wrinkle fighter, a toxin to turn back time. However, it has become important for treating many problems that have nothing to do with looking good — and everything to do with feeling better, especially for jaw pain and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) problems.
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Although a migraine is severe to moderate pain that you feel at the top or side of your head, the trouble may actually start at the bottom of your skull. Combining chiropractic treatment with medication often provides relief for migraine pain.
You shouldn’t only see your dentist for your regular cleaning. Find out why else you should schedule a visit, from toothaches to bad breath to mouth sores.