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Grinding Teetlh While On Mental Meds
52 YO female. Teeth clenching, compulsive rubbing tongue on front of mouth/teeth, anxiety. Tried fluoxetine 20 then 40 mg, not helping. Suggestions?
Keep trying: Keep working with your doctor to increase the dose of your current medication or potentially add a new one. Also, studies show that patients that seek cognitive behavioral therapy from a trained therapist in addition to taking medications have a much better outcome than those just taking medications. ...Read more
Can you be hooked on klonopin or geodon (ziprasidone).Can't breathe or fall alseep. Lose circulation quickly. Teeth have been grinded and now clenching?
Need Consultation: Medication side effects can cause many really weird things to happen. See your doctor for a review and probable blood test. Grinding and clenching of teeth are not generally caused by medications - it is caused by a muscle dysfunction or not sufficient width in the upper dental arch. A dentist that uses orthopedic appliances and treats TMJ can assist in this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes it can!: The habit of grinding ones teeth at night is frequently associated with stress, and also with the brains dependance on endorphins. It can be predisposed by having misaligned teeth that do not fit together well. The teeth can be badly damaged by this process. Oddly enough some people wake up after a night of grinding and feel completely refreshed. The rest of the household are sleep deprived. Dr. Neil mcleod dds dentistry that lasts - quality that counts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can buxim (teeth grinding, biting, & clenching) at night be helped without the use of a mouth guard? (sensory issues... Guard would prevent sleep)
Possibly: There are a number of possible causes for bruxism as well as different modalities of treatment that may or may not involve a mouth guard. You need to have a thorough dental exam with the appropriate studies to determine possible causes of your bruxism. If you do require an appliance there are different types of appliances that can be utilized that may allow you to sleep comfortably. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Can't stop biting inside of lips mouth guard too big to wear at work call center would Invisalign help me stop? it's anxiety and am on meds
Probably not: Discuss your problem with your Dentist oran Orthodontist. There are many barrier alliances that may be effective, but Invisalign will not prevent lip biting. Important to address the cause of your problem. Seek care from mental health practitioner, particularly a behavior therapist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you use an empi select pain control system while on lithium. :) just curious. Cause pain n nerve stimulation while on nervousness meds lithium :?
Grinding teeth: Clenching and grinding teeth is called bruxism. It is often done during sleep. The effects of bruxism include chronic headaches and migraines, poor sleep, sore jaws, worn and fractured teeth. Bruxism is a habit that is often caused by stress. A common, non-invasive treatment is a nightguard, made by your dentist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Will all the teeth realign back to its original state if teeth are restored to how it was? Have tmj, tooth bonding, dry mouth, clenching, psych meds
Yes, clonazepam: However, you must be screened for other comorbid medical conditions before being considered for pharmacotherapy. Underlying disorders and medications (e.g SSRI) may interfere with motor activities during sleep and must be assessed before other treatments are recommended. See a a sleep specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely See dentist: Probably not. Nighttime grinding in children (or adults!) can be related to sleep disordered breathing. The child may not be getting enough oxygen during sleep, or may have actual episodes of apnea. Have a dentist check the size and shape of the jaws, tongue size and position and tonsils/adenoids. Does the child snore? You may need referral to a pediatric ENT for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Really can't easily: It is usually a subconcious thing and stopping is not easy. Reduce stress and protect your teeth. Get an occlusal night guard. It will not stop you from grinding but it will save your teeth from the damage. I rec a hard one if you grind heavy. You will chew through a soft one quickly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Ambien (zolpidem) is a pregnancy category c medication, which means to take during pregnancy only if the benefits out weigh the risks. Only the mother and ob/gyn can make that decision. Precautions need to be taken to protect the sleep walking mother such as locking doors to the outside and padding sharp furniture corners. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleep tracker still records high level restless sleep while on Prozac (fluoxetine) and Traodone. Don't remember waking up, sleeping better.
Glad to hear it: People may wake very briefly and have no recall for it. ...Read more
Bruxism and anxiety: Bruxism can be caused by anxiety. It can also be caused by antidepressants. Pent-up anger can be another cause. I'm referring you to a mayo clinic article that is an excellent review of the subject. I recommend that you read it. Best wishes. www.mayoclinic.com/health/bruxism/ds00337/dsection=causes bruxism/ teeth grinding — comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2years on many [email protected] doses +cbt,no benefit,now 4 month without meds,still severely depressed,psy-trist couldnt help.along many appointment.
Try again!: Depression can be treatment resistant. Or sometimes a doctor patient pair isn't well suited to one another. Sometimes when a pt is depressed they may feel all past tx didn't work, when it may have at times, but depression obscures this. Go back to your doc or seek out another. There are so many treatments available that I'm sure a pharmacologic & psychotherapeutic regimen will work for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can your bite or teeth be so sensitive that any chip or adjustment throw off all the balance? Had front tooth chip 2 place. Grind, bonded. Ssri, geodon (ziprasidone)
Sure.: This spot that you had ground on could had been your favorite sub conscience spot. And you chipped it. The dentist tried to fix the spot and make it better but if this is where you mouth rested then you might need the area adjusted to get closer to where you want it to be. If your bit is off temporarily due to being open for your treatment then that too should pass. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Feel all sleep now dominated by dreamsnightmares. Wake up with fast heartbeat, angry. Clenching teeth. Take ativan (lorazepam) bc trying to not use antipsychotics?
What are the chances of having a seizure on wellbutrin (bupropion) while drinking? I've taken it b4, but i'm on a lot of meds for thyroid, bp, cholesterol , depression , mood & sleep. I'm on it to quit smoking.
How much alcohol: Alcohol withdrawal seizures do not happen in social drinkers. If you are drinking enough that you are worried about seizures, then you are drinking too much. Bupropion does lower seizure threshhold. In addition, alcohol worsens depression and raises blood pressure. Talk with your prescribing doctor(s) about it, and get help. Nicotine replacement might be better than wellbutrin (bupropion) for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Whats a good non weight sleep med? i'm on anti psychotics want off them bad side effects i'm on them for sleep was tortured as kid how is lunesta (eszopiclone)?
Sleeping medications: With symptoms described, it would best to see either a psychiatrist or sleep medicine doctor. Antipsychotic medications should not be used for sleep, nor should medications like Lunesta (eszopiclone) be used for a long time. Psychotherapy can help as well other medications for nightmares, such as Prazosin. ...Read more
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