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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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Can TMJ (TMD) cause dizziness while eating?

Can TMJ (TMD) cause dizziness while eating?

Yes and no: Normally, a TMD/TMJ issue can create dizziness, but not really when performing the function of eating. ...Read more

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Does TMJ cause dizziness?

Does TMJ cause dizziness?

IT CAN: A tmj/tmd issue can create ear problems and dizziness. I would first consult with an ENT dr. And let them determine if the problems stem from a specific ear ailment. You may have both TMJ and ear issues. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat dizziness caused by tmj?

What is the best way to treat dizziness caused by tmj?

Stop chewing: Soft diet, antiinflammatories, ice, dental evaluation. No gum ever again. There is a special mouth guard called an nti device that your dentist can make that is especially helpful. ...Read more

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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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Can Suprarobital Neuralgia cause dizziness when laying down? I can get dizzy just sitting also. I have used essential oils to help my TMJ

Can Suprarobital Neuralgia cause dizziness when laying down? I can get dizzy just sitting also. I have used essential oils to help my TMJ

Hard to tell: differential diagnosis for diziness is quite large, and has to be diagnosed by history and physical exam plus imaging and diagnostic work up. you can also see an interventional pain physician or a neurologist who performs supraorbital nerve blocks. if your symptoms resolve, then that is both diagnostic and therapeutic. you should take medications such as gabapentin or lyrica (pregabalin) for nerve pain ...Read more

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Can TMJ or wisdom tooth infection cause headaches and dizziness/vertigo?

Can TMJ or wisdom tooth infection cause headaches and dizziness/vertigo?

Absolutely: Tmj can definitely cause headaches in the temple and mid- facial zone. It can cause a sense of fullness in the ears, ringing in the ears, and generalized dizziness or being off kilter. Treatment of TMJ includes heat to area, soft diet, antiinflammatories like ibuprofen, sometimes a muscle relaxant, and a night guard for the teeth.. ...Read more

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Can dizziness caused by TMJ?i have TMJ and haven't been using mouth guard. Ear pain, and dizziness.Slightly congested too.Cold?Combo? Eustachian tube?

Can dizziness caused by TMJ?i have TMJ and haven't been using mouth guard. Ear pain, and dizziness.Slightly congested too.Cold?Combo? Eustachian tube?

ENT vertigo: Most likely the vertigo or dizziness is caused by something other than TMD or TMD therapy. You should see an ENT specialist and have an exam. They should be able to help you ...Read more

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How can I curb dizziness from tmj?

How can I curb dizziness from tmj?

A few things: If the dizziness is related to TMJ: Self treat with soft diet, jaw exercises, massage, heat/cold, OTC pain meds. A splint or physical therapy would be next. Occasionally muscle relaxants, biofeedback. Xrays are done for diagnosis. Surgery usually reserved for serious symptoms not responsive to other treatments. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can I do about TMJ related dizziness?

Please tell me what can I do about TMJ related dizziness?

Treat TMJ: Treat TMJ and related symptoms may improve. Self treat with soft diet, jaw exercises, massage, heat/cold, OTC pain meds. A splint or physical therapy would be next. Occasionally muscle relaxants, biofeedback. Xrays are done for diagnosis. Surgery usually reserved for serious symptoms not responsive to other treatments. ...Read more

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