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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 moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Treat the anxiety: Anxiety can produce many kinds of physical symptoms, including dizziness. If you've had a complete medical evaluation and are sure there are no direct physical causes for anxiety, see a psychologist to begin working on your problem. There are excellent talk therapies for anxiety, including cognitive behavioral therapy. Medications can sometimes be helpful also -- but first things first! ...Read more
How long will the dizziness and nausea lasr from prolia shot ?
What can I do to overcome these symptoms?
Difficult to answer: Most side effects are self limiting and should resolve quickly. If they continue then the side effects could be treated with other medications. Discuss this with the doc who did your injection. ...Read more
Work with PT/OT: The post-concussive symptoms of dizziness may be very uncomfortable. Physical and occupational therapists have specialized training to help with this. Work with them to build up your confidence and to overcome the symptoms of dizziness. That will ultimately help with the psychological issues. ...Read more
Anti-spasmodics: Depending on the severity and the functional impact of your muscle stiffness, you may need to change to another serotonin/dopamine antagonist. If that is undesirable, then having your doctor add a muscle relaxer (anti-spasmodic) such as metaxalone or orphenadrine to block stiffness and spasms of muscles. ...Read more
Diet and fluids: I rarely prescribe meds for ibs. In my experience teaching people to eat and drink properly resolves most if not all symptoms when the patient is compliant and follows through. Hi fiber, 80-100 ounces non caffeine, non alcoholic beverages each day, regular meal times, excercise. Consistency is the key to being symptom free. ...Read more
Helping Healing: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The key is to do things that reduce the parts of inflammation such as ice, compression, elevation and antiinflammatory medications in the first 24hrs. ...Read more
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
See your Dentist: The inflamed flap of tissue around the tooth has to be cleaned or removed, or the tooth has to be removed. See your dentist for helped or referral to a periodontist. ...Read more
Pericoronitis: Happens when the gums behind your wisdom teeth or back teeth become infected. If the pericoronitis is mild, warm salt water rinsing and oral hygiene will temporary solve the problem. If your gums, jaw, and cheek are swollen and painful you should see a dentist asap for imaging and treatment with antibiotics. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me how i could comfortably fly following a neck sprain with periodic headaches and vertigo?
Prepare: Before you go see your massage therapist or chiropractor. Take your medications with you. Get a travel pillow that surrounds and supports your neck. Consider asking your doctor for the scopolamine patch to prevent vertigo. During flight practice mindfulness and relaxation techniques ...Read more
Tension headache: Discuss with your team.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cervical Facet Dz: The cervical facets in the neck can develop the osteoarthritis you mentioned and can cause headaches as well. Typically facet injections can help relieve the pain and reduce headaches. If these are short lived then the nerves supplying those joints can be ablated for long term relief, this is called radiofrequency ablation or rhizotomy. Botox injections to the neck and head can also be helpful. ...Read more
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