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Doctor insights on: Headaches From Jaw Clenching

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Can teeth clenching cause tooth pain and headaches/migraines?

Can teeth clenching cause tooth pain and headaches/migraines?

Of course: Migraines and tension type headaches can be caused by many things, including teeth clenching. However, you should visit your doctor first to rule out other causes. Good luck. ...Read more

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If cerebro-spinal fluid is leaking through the nose. It implies a breech in the base of the skull. There is a specific test to determine if the fluid leaking from the nose is CSF, a test of beta transferrin. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, ...Read more


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Jaw ache causes? Besides teeth grinding 

Jaw ache causes? Besides teeth grinding 

Many: Including Hx of trauma, malocclusion, parafunctional habits, infection, reaction to medication, systemic disorder, stress, referred pain, and many other possibilities. See your Dentist for diagnosis and treatment or referral. ...Read more

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Can chewing gum cause migraines or tension headaches?

Can chewing gum cause migraines or tension headaches?

Yes: Gum chewing can irritate the muscles and cause muscle tension headaches and muscle tension headaches that mimic migraines. True vascular migraines are a different problem. ...Read more

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Morning headache from jaw?

Morning headache from jaw?

Maybe: Morning headaches are a common finding in temporomandibular joint or TMJ disorders. They are usually on the side of the head or face. They may be caused by bruxism, or grinding of the teeth during the night while you are asleep. You might benefit from a dental splint, or night guard, if it's properly designed and fabricated by a well-trained dentist. Don't use the over-the-counter kind of splint. ...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 incoming wisdom teeth cause temporal bone pain and ear pain?

Can incoming wisdom teeth cause temporal bone pain and ear pain?

Referred pain: Problematic wisdom teeth can refer pain to other nearby areas of the head. That is not to say that you might not also have an ear infection or other medical issue. See your dentist for an evaluation who may also refer you to your physician. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth cause headaches?

Can wisdom teeth cause headaches?

Wisdom Teeth: Wisdom teeth erupt around the ages of 17 to 25 during the stage in life when a person becomes an adult. Wisdom meaning coming of age. They can cause pain on the jaw as they exert pressure on the bone, gums and other teeth on their way out. Many times they become impacted or stuck behind the other teeth and cause infection (pericoronitis). Best to see your dentist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can stress induced clenching of the teeth and strained jaw muscles cause swollen neck glands?

Can stress induced clenching of the teeth and strained jaw muscles cause swollen neck glands?

Stress and health: It depends. Stress can greatly affect all parts of your body. Have you had any other symptoms like fever or sinus/allergy problems that could also describe your swollen glands. ...Read more

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What can cause unconscious teeth clenching and grinding (bruxism) whilst asleep?

Clenching: Stress...The body subconsciously clenches and grinds in the sleep to try and alleviate the stress. A night guard is the best course of treatment. ...Read more

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My symptoms are jaw joint pain, jaw clicking, dizziness, grinding, chewing difficulties, neck pain and limited mouth opening. What could it be?

My symptoms are jaw joint pain, jaw clicking, dizziness, grinding, chewing difficulties, neck pain and limited mouth opening. What could it be?

TMJ disorder : What you are describing is classic for TMJ - a inflammation of your jaw hinge joint. Start with ibuprofen, avoid hard foods, avoid chewing gum, apply warm compress, and get into to see your dentist. It can be made significantly worse by night time teeth grinding. ...Read more

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Can clenching cause jaw surgery relapse?

Can clenching cause jaw surgery relapse?

Jaw surgery?: What type of jaw surgery? If TMJ, yes. orthognathic? Possible You need a thorough discussion with your oral surgeon to address this issue. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth cause neck spasms and head pressure?

Can wisdom teeth cause neck spasms and head pressure?

It's possible: The nerves that supply feeling to your teeth, and wisdom teeth, also supply sensation to the muscles of your face, head, and neck. While it will not cause spasms to these muscles, the discomfort from your teeth can be felt in all of those muscles and be felt as the same. Myalgia in these areas can also be related to tmj/tmd problems and should evaluated by a dentist. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth cause headaches, earaches and vision problems?

Can wisdom teeth cause headaches, earaches and vision problems?

Yes: Wisdom teeth can be the cause of a number of symptoms including headaches, pain and ringing in the ears. And occasional visual problems. Your dentist or surgeon can help diagnose the problems associated with your wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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What causes TMJ and jaw misalignment?

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What causes TMJ and jaw misalignment?

TMJ disorder cause: can occur when there is a problem that involve the masticatory muscles, the temporomandibular joint and associated structures, or both. See orofacial pain practitioner for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Tinnitus, sore jaw from grinding all night, hearing impairment. What's wrong with me?

Tinnitus, sore jaw from grinding all night, hearing impairment. What's wrong with me?

2 things wrong: You have symptoms of temporomandibular joint inflammation. You should eat soft food that doesnt put stress on jaw joint. Dont chew gum, dont chew ice, etc. Anti-inflammatiory meds klike Aleve (naproxen) help. Heat helps. See your dentist. Often a splint can be made to prevent grinding. Hearing loss is likely unrelated. You need to be seen by ENT for hearing test and evaluation. ...Read more

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Will incoming wisdom teeth cause temporal bone pain and ear pain?

Will incoming wisdom teeth cause temporal bone pain and ear pain?

Referred pain: Problematic wisdom teeth can refer pain to other nearby areas of the head. That is not to say that you might not also have an ear infection or other medical issue. See your dentist for an evaluation who may also refer you to your physician. ...Read more

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Sudden sharp shooting jaw joint pain radiating to the ear and felling of blocked ear. All from bruxing?

Sudden sharp shooting jaw joint pain radiating to the ear and felling of blocked ear. All from bruxing?

TMJ: This sounds like TMJ (tempromandibular joint) pain. This joint is where the lower jaw moves with the upper jaw - in front of the ear. People can grind this joint with eating or with stress. There is mal-alignment. This is called bruxism - grinding, gnashing or clenching your jaw. Some do this at night. The use of a jaw guard at night can help put the jaw into appropriate alignment. ...Read more

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