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Remedies For Yawning
Yawning causing pain from left side of the jaw to lower ear for seconds, and gone. What is the cause and is there any remedy or cure for this?
Yawning & TMJ Pain: On maximal range of motion opening, patients sometimes can have "over translation" of the TMJ and this can result in an audible pop or click (actually anywhere within the rotational or translational period) or a brief burst of pain varying in intensity. This doesn't mean that you have a pathologic condition within one TMJ and should not be of too much concern unless it occurs with normal function. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yawning is opening the mouth semi-voluntarily while taking a long, deep breath of air. It is a type of reflex action controlled by the brain (a person cannot yawn on command). Yawning is normal, and usually due to drowsiness or tiredness. However, excessive yawning that happens much more often than normal may be caused by vagus nerve signals, due ...Read more
I went in the ocean days ago, and now my ear is stopped up. I've tried earwax removers, swimmers ear treatment, yawning etc. What do I do now?
See a doctor: because it seems like you have tried everything possible you can do on your own. ...Read more
High carbon dioxide: Back in medical school, it was explained to me that as we get tired our respiratory rate goes down raising our carbon dioxide level. This rise causes us to yawn and take a deep breath to expel the rising carbon dioxide. It sounded good to me at the time. ...Read more