... I'm a 23 year old female from and living in the UK.
I have had TMJ symptoms for about 3 years properly now - I'd say I was having pretty strong symptoms now though it never used to be like this. Through junior school I always noticed I had what I thought was a "clicky" jaw. Every now and then it seemed to make a popping noise on my left side. I thought nothing of it and... (3 replies)
... ectomy after my kids for endometriosis and now I'm still in constant pain. I am having the hardest time explaining to my husband how I can be in so much pain and tired all the time. It's so frustrating. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks Pam! Yeah I am having a HARD TIME taking my own advise! LOL! Mostly because I am not in PAIN and other than feeling tired I want to get up and go! Then when I do all my umph goes. ... (47 replies)
... joann23, do not be surprised if the acupuncture just provides some temporary pain relief, but does not solve the underlying problems. I tried just about everything, including several different kinds of splints, and finally figured out that just the slightest difference in jaw alignment makes all the difference in the world. So I worked with a dentist to get the perfect heart... (6 replies)
... I don't know of any one that does acupunture in this area. But I will certainly check it out (6 replies)
... called TMJ specialists. ... (6 replies)
... Have you tired perhaps instead of dental treatments at this point other forms of alternative treatments such as applied kineisiology, osteopathic or chiropractic therapies, acupunture, physical therapy focusing on the head, neck and spine, eastern treatments like riki and tai chi (sp?). Sometimes tmj dysfunction or extreme bite issues can advance to the point that the entire... (6 replies)
I certainly understand your situation and all your symptoms and feelings!
As I read on some med/dental sites migraines are in 90+% cases from TMJ, and TMJ's are in 90+% cases from bite problems.
So here we are!
Your symptoms suggest to me that you might have a low VDO (vertical dimension of occlusion) which means that your teeth do not meet when the jaw would want... (6 replies)
... Hello, I have been suffering for more than 10 years with extreme pain. I had no idea that all the pain I was in was due to TMJ untill 5 years ago when my Dr told me I wasn't having Migrains. ... (6 replies)
... I've been extremely stressed about this and university fee's, and I am a stressful, anxious person. I do feel run down and tired often. ... (4 replies)
... I have a lot to say to answer you, but I've been crazy busy and I'm way tired tonight. ... (7 replies)
Wow so happy to hear of ur cure, I also live in uk. I have been
Suffering for 9mths now after a trauma in my life the shock led to this.
Mri-first showed a displaced disc but after a few more opinions,its actually not
My disc are in normal position but seems I have severe muscle
I have had a lot of symptoms but here are my symptoms now after
Wearing a 24... (3 replies)
... I noticed its like my neck muscles become weak in the back of my head / neck joint. It happens more at work under stress regardless if I massage the areas . Man I'm tired of this BS tmj (3 replies)
... First off, relax and try not to stress. Worry will only cause you to clench more at night and hold yourself tight. (I know, easier said than done)
With that being said, it does sound to me like you have some sort of jaw dysfunction going on. I'm sure the Specialist that you're seeing on Monday will be able to offer you more information, upon examination. Write down all of... (4 replies)
... I was reading a post by "Tired O Tired" describing her tmj experience. I have the exact same problems and was wondering if she ever found any treatment options. ... (0 replies)
... Found this forum by accident and would like to share this as I am SURE it will help you, as I had every TMJ symptom going, but I am cured to a large degree, so I just want to HELP as I know the pain!!! ... (3 replies)
... Hi, I really need help for TMJ tiredness. I've been so tired every day and I can't concentrate in school. Finals are coming up so I need to be more awake. I'm super desperate for help. ... (1 replies)
... For the past 4 months, I've been feeling dead tired. I'd feel tired from the moment I woke up to when I went to bed. ... (0 replies)
... Grating sounds in the right TMJ every time I open my mouth. Sometimes I have clicks and pops as well. ... (21 replies)
... d my head will feel like it's vibrating then if the pain is near my nose then my nose feels blocked and I have shortness of breath, or it will be my jaw near the tmj area which will feel pressure. ... (2 replies)