... upper splint. Also some cranial osteopaths and a cranial chiropractor I have spoken to have said that it's better to use a lower splint, as an upper splint locks up the cranial bones and restricts cranial bone movement, which can cause headaches. ... (21 replies)
... he headache is the most intense. I feel exhausted and unable to do anything with no appetite. The pain is equally distributed behind my eyes, and on my forehead. After about a few hours, I feel a bit better, but I still have the headache. ... (1 replies)
... spine or the pillow you are using. There can be many reasons why one would experience headaches primarily in the morning. ... (2 replies)
... and pounding headaches after waking up every day. Not to mention the strange rice krispy noises I get in my jaw from time to time, or the sharp ear pains that strike out of nowhere. ... (5 replies)
... s TMJ or not, but the fact that your pain worsens after eating incates that the jaw is involved somehow. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks everyone for the feedback and congratulations - twin boys plus a 3yr old boy will be a challenge in of itself.
I have been seeing a NUCCA since December 2008. He has done 3 adjustments of the atlas. After the initial adjustment I felt sore a bit and when I bent over I got really dizzy - but no noticeable improvement.
After the 2nd adjustment (after I had come... (5 replies)
... by some heavy equipment. I didn't pass out but things got dark with stars in my vision for a few seconds. The following 3 days were normal but by day 4, I woke up to ringing and tightness in both my ears and a bad headache. ... (2 replies)
... Karen, I'm sorry to hear you are so miserable i hope the soma mixed with rest helps there is NOTHING worse than waking up in the middle of the night with those pounding headaches that keep you up Hope your son lets you get some sleep (new stuff will prob assist with that :) ) Really hoping you feel better
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... if I miss a massage or my nightly medicine I can barely move the next day. And although daily severe headaches were all I knew until I got started in TMJ treatment, I still would recommend massage just to help loosen up the muscles and "train" them to be less contracted. ... (1 replies)
... I don't wake up with headaches anymore since seeing my chiropractor, but they would start crashing down on me about 2 hours after waking up in the morning. Yesterday I was having one start up as we started our session. It didn't go away, but it definitely didn't get any worse!! ... (2 replies)
... I did not have a clue I was but the waking up with bad headaches and severe neck and shoulder pain is a sure sign. Now that I'm more aware of it... ... (28 replies)
... My youngest is now 4. I had a hysterectomy after my kids for endometriosis and now I'm still in constant pain. ... (2 replies)
... All I can say is my dentist gave up on me FAST. They spent 3 weeks trying to get a correct fit with my guard and the third time he said he thought it looked good. ... (10 replies)
... That a messed up bite could cause it, along with having my jaw open so long Monday upon extraction... ... (1 replies)
... Seek a TMJ specialist - it is usually a dentist who specializes in denture as well. If you grind at night, a splint may help so you can ask the doc. to make one for you. The insurance may not pay for it but if you need it, you have to use it.
The tooth could be bothering too. Someone just told me the tooth in the back could be the cause for a person she knows. It is not my... (4 replies)
... I'm a 27 year old female in otherwise good health. My symptoms started as localized neck stiffness upon waking that would gradually go away over the course of the day. They I started waking up with an extremely sore jaw. Doing TMJ exercises seemed to help the pain. ... (4 replies)
... End of 2008, great deal of stress, kept waking up at night, noticed I was clenching teeth, ears ringing, facial fatigue, started having pain in RT joint when I was chewing. ... (5 replies)
... le tension in my face might actually be coming from whatever is wrong in my back now after what all happened yesterday, so maybe that is why I still have trouble waking up with muscle tension in my face, cause that is when my back pain is bad, when I wake up or exercise. ... (11 replies)
... Well I figured by the end of the first year I was probably glowing in the dark after all the various tests I had done but I did them as requested by each new dr I went to, hoping each would show something "wrong". ... (17 replies)
... not do something because I am in too much pain. I've even been told I complain too much about being in pain. Of course I do, it hurts, and it's there when I wake up until I go to sleep. ... (8 replies)