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Fed up with TMJ!
Nov 29, 2017
... Hi, It sounds like what mine started with. Muscle Spasms. I think you need to get on a light muscle relaxer to see if that will help! Do not drink caffeine at all as this (personally) flared mine up a lot more. I am sorry that you are going through all this and I hope you get some relief soon. Take Care M (17 replies)
... I have strictly limited caffeine to just two cups of coffee in the morning. Also alcoholic beverages are few and far between these days. This alone helped my sleep patterns. ... (12 replies)
Tinnitus and TMJ?
Sep 16, 2014
... ll the trauma. I would be you have other off symptoms as well. Things you probably dont even realize are connected with TMJ. Get a soft..thick..splint made by a tmj specialist, not a thin flabby one. You want a thick one. ... (2 replies)

... '' You definately need to follow up with a medical professional. Clenching certainly doesn't help. If you are clencher you should try asking your dentist to make a custom night gaurd for you to wear at night - this won't prevent you from clenching but will cushion the impact on your joints. I wear and I found it helps. Also clenching at night while you sleep happens... (2 replies)
... I have tried Magnesium Oxide and it did nothing to help me. Is this because mag oxide doesn't absorb well in the body? It was almost like taking a fake pill. Should I really try another type? How much is a safe dose because I heard too much magnesium can be toxic. The only thing that helps me a little is ibuprofin, but it also makes my stomach unhappy. I also noticed that... (10 replies)
... That is sad that you are having trouble with your leg still after getting surgery in 2010. I hope you get to feeling better soon with your leg, neck, and tmj problems. I know with everything you have to be careful with what treatments you do pursue. Knowing you don't want it to affect your life on a daily basis. ... (12 replies)
Tmj nightmare
Oct 3, 2013
... Hi guys I'm new to the forum but not new to TMJ disorder. I have had ongoing symptoms for about 4 years or so. I have done treatments with chiropractors, nuerologists, TMJ specialists, and also massages. ... (17 replies)
... Hi I'm going through the same process at the moment. I've been to GP's, an ENT, a Chiropractor, Physiotherapists, Dentists etc etc. The one person who has given me some hope was the Maxillo Facial Surgeon that I went to. She put me on a 2 week course of anti-inflammatories, muscle relaxants, no caffeine, no chewing gum, stretching exercises and hot (moist) compresses. That... (27 replies)
... If you feel you are clenching more make sure your mouth appliance is fitting properly - go back to your dentist and make have it checked it out. I had to have mine adjusted about 3 times before it felt comfortably and over a period of wearing it about a month. In my experience there is "conscious" clenching and "unconscious" or "involuntary clenching". I find I clench if... (4 replies)
... c of various reasons! My TMJ dentist said "disturbed sleep" contributed to my patterns of clenching. Not sure when the sleep issue will get better for me though! ... (8 replies)
... Don't know if coffee can make bruxism worse. However, caffeine may affect your sleep. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks again. Another question, I read in sources that drinking caffeine makes bruxism worse. My favorite beverage is coffee! Love it, love it!!!.... is that my downfall to getting better? ... (8 replies)
TMJ Help
Mar 5, 2013
... well technically my tmj symptoms started well before most of my stomach symptoms i understand things can be connected but i definitely think for the most part these are separate issues (9 replies)
TMJ Help
Mar 5, 2013
... Scott, I'm no doctor but it seems very odd indeed your stomach problems are happening with tmj symptoms.Most doctors don't believe or dwell into food intolerences and it may be something you should research. ... (9 replies)
TMJ Help
Mar 5, 2013
... i do juice veggies and some fruit during the day i cant do the smoothie route just yet due to my digestion the fiber is to hard for me in that amount no im not aware of any back issues i did have my back checked out a few years ago it was fine the thing is the last few years im pretty inactive im only 27 years old but i dont do much because of how i overall feel... (9 replies)
TMJ Help
Mar 5, 2013
... reduce caffeine and soda drinks which can cause some upset. You might find some reflexology helps as that can stimulate the body and helps with some issues. ... (9 replies)
... blocked ear feeling which varies side to side or not at all .Obviously stress irritates it,same for caffeine and alcohol but that's it.I can eat what I want,when I want.Suggestions? ... (4 replies)
... Neck and shoulder tension that comes and goes.Sinus pain sometimes usually with neck pain.Slight jaw misalignment,Dizzyness when neck and shoulders are stiff.I used to get really bad jaw pain but that seems to be gone now same with my back pain.Also a lot of my facial pain is gone snd clogged ears.I get flare ups when I eat a lot of sugar/gluten and caffeine (7 replies)
... I'm really surprised that if your jaw weren't positioned correctly, you didn't have pain of some sort. Perhaps you do need a repositioning splint to correct that. It seems as though with TMJD, you must look at all possibilities. My son had the same as you, regarding the tinnitus and ear fullness. Within the past few years, he had all 4 wisdom teeth removed and the fullness... (18 replies)
... Buying a TMJ tens machine helped decrease muscle tension, pain and I didn't have to use as many pain killers. ... (1 replies)


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