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Can TMJ disfunction cause neck problems or dizziness? If so, how?

Can TMJ disfunction cause neck problems or dizziness? If so, how?

TMJ Dysfunction: TMD, musculoskeletal pain in the TMJ area can arise from the cervical spine and those rheumatic and collagen diseases that affect the masticatory system and cervical spine. Because muscle pain is a deep somatic pain, it can also cause central excitatory effects through sensory, motor or autonomic systems (neck problems or dizziness). ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more


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Could neck problems cause dizziness? Ct scan of brain,blood work,and heart monitor all normal need some help on what it could be please help

Could neck problems cause dizziness? Ct scan of brain,blood work,and heart monitor all normal need some help on what it could be please help

Many reasons: There are many reasons for being dizzy. The neck is one of those causes. If you are physically active then an injury to the vertebral artery or the carotid artery could present in this fashion. Ear trouble also could cause these symptoms. Everyone forgets about the sinuses such as sphenoid sinusitis. Blood pressure variation all are possibly. Best to talk to your doctor ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will neck or jaw problems cause dizzy spells?

Need doctor's help! will neck or jaw problems cause dizzy spells?

TMJ?: You should start out with a full exam by your local medical doctor, then if indicated, consult a maxofacial surgeon or ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Hi can tight neck muscles cause dizziness and balance problems?

Hi can tight neck muscles cause dizziness and balance problems?

Very doubtful: A neck muscle problem primarily would not cause dizziness or balance problems. However, problems with your spine could cause both balance problems and neck pain. Dizziness would still be a separate issue. ...Read more

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Can tremors/nasuea/dizzy be caused by a problem in the neck? Or withdrawl from prozac (fluoxetine)? Was on it for 5 days. Been off it now for 10 days. Was on 20mg

Can tremors/nasuea/dizzy be caused by a problem in the neck? Or withdrawl from prozac (fluoxetine)? Was on it for 5 days. Been off it now for 10 days. Was on 20mg

General malaise: Many diseases manifest by general malaise: weakness, fatigue, gastrointestinal discomfort, dizziness or lightheadedness. Consult doctor for specific signs of disease in systems of body function. Depression may cause many of them. Discontinuation of an antidepressant may cause flu-like symptoms or relapse of the depressive episode. Follow your doctor's recommendations as possible. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of vision problems in left eye, pain the left neck and arm, weakness, dizziness and disorientation?

What are the possible causes of vision problems in left eye, pain the left neck and arm, weakness, dizziness and disorientation?

Well this is a hard : Question. Left eye vision problems - see an eye doctor imeditely vision loss is serious pain in the left neck is not usually related to your brain. Or eyes weakness and disiness coul dbe from a stroke or possible heart disease. You need to see a doctor. If progressive go to the emergency room you coul dbe having a stroke. ...Read more

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ENT DR said that my dizziness, light sensitivity, headaches are caused by back of neck tightness/strain, I experience PVC and acidreflux (digestion problems)too should I talk to him about vagus nerve?

ENT DR said that my dizziness, light sensitivity, headaches are caused by back of neck tightness/strain, I experience PVC and acidreflux (digestion problems)too should I talk to him about vagus nerve?

Dysautonomia: Dysautonomia syndrome causes different symptoms alleviated by avoidance of stimulants, ensuring hydration, using magnesium, vitamin D & omega fish oils (www.cardiamin.com, use code: CMC), low dose beta blockers e.g. propranolol 5 to 10mg 2 to 3 times daily and SSRIs e.g. citalopram 5 to 10mg daily. Read Dr. Ronald Hoffman’s MVP book (www.Amazon.com) and visit www.dysautonomiainternational.o ...Read more

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Can tension in neck and shoulders cause dizziness? if not what could it be? dizziness sometimes all of a sudden?

Lighteheaded/vertigo: tension in the neck and shoulders are not usually associated with dizziness. Vertigo is a sensation of spinning, like when you jumped of a whirly-gig in the playgorund as a child. Lightheadedness is like when you feel like feinting after giving blood. When you see your doctor you need to give him a history which helps distinguish between these so it will inform how to proceed ...Read more