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A 33-year-old female asked:

Every morning for the past few weeks i have been waking up with a pulling tension pain in in lower head oneside it's stiff causing headache why?

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Dr. David Satloff
Pain Management 40 years experience
I don't know but: I don't know but one common scenario is that clenching and grinding precipitate HA pain causing the patient to awaken. Check out the TM joint for a toxin or pathogen as the precipitating factor.

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Last updated Sep 11, 2014

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