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Cure for tinnitus?

Cure for tinnitus?

No specific cure yet: There is no specific cure yet for tinnitus, however, it is important to make sure the tinnitus is not being caused by an acoustic nerve tumor. Additionally, one needs to keep the blood pressure under good control, and to make sure the tinnitus is not being caused by one's medications. Some reports show benefit with melatonin and acoustic therapy, but this is very preliminary information. ...Read more

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Tinnitus (Definition)

A persistent noise in the ears. Can be of unknown origin, or can be caused by hearing damage, tumors, problems in the brain or hearing nerves, ...Read more


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Is tinnitus related to tmj?

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Not likely: Tinnitus is one of the less common symptoms of TMJ disorders. If you are experiencing tinnitus you might want to see an ENT for evaluation and management. Take care. ...Read more

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Can TMJ cause ear ringing?

Can TMJ cause ear ringing?

It can : Over activity of these muscles can sometimes cause a ringing sensation, called tinnitus. It is not unusual for the patient with tmj/cmd to complain of ringing in their ears, or vertigo. The tensor tympani and tensor levi palatini are tensed whenever the jaw-closing muscles are tensed, i.e., when ever the jaw is clenched. The reason is that the same nerve (the trigeminal) feeds all of the muscles o. ...Read more

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Temporomandibular question what's tmj, tmjd or tmd)?

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Temporomandibular  question what's tmj, tmjd or tmd)?

TMJ vs TMD vs TMJD: TMJ is temporomandibular joint, which is the hinge joint that connects the lower jaw to the temporal bone of the skull. TMD, TMJD which stands for temporomandibular joint Disorder or Dysfunction, as a result of problems with the jaw joint and surrounding muscles that control chewing, speaking and moving the jaw. ...Read more

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Can TMJ cause pulsatile tinnitus and ear blockage?

Can TMJ cause pulsatile tinnitus and ear blockage?

Yes: Jaw muscle dysfunction is the most common cause of jaw and ear pain, ear ringing and stuffiness. Other causes include inflammation of the jaw joint/s, headache disorders, salivary gland disease, and ear infections. Some medical illnesses can also exhibit these symptoms. Try warm compresses over the jaws, antylenol or advil (ibuprofen). Consult an orofacial pain dentist for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes temporomandibular joint dysfunction TMJ vs tmd?

What causes temporomandibular joint dysfunction TMJ vs tmd?

Mostly the same: Tmj is the name of the place where the lower jaw (mandible) meets with the skull. Tmd is a disorder of that joint. It's caused by lots of things, including the forces of chewing and grinding one's teeth. If you think you have this, stop chewing gum and very chewy foods then start with simple measures like otc Ibuprofen and warm compresses. In the end, most need a custom guard to protect teeth. ...Read more

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Is there cure for balance problem, tinnitus?

Is there cure for balance problem, tinnitus?

Yes: In most cases, it will right itself over time. The brain "doesn't like" the imbalance and will correct gradually it but it can take 1-2 years. If you have meniere's disease, it is a special problem because it comes and goes and does't always get better. Some medications and maneuvers performed by ear, nose and throat specialists are helpful and you should follow up with one. ...Read more

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What is temporomandibular joint dysfunction tmj?

What is temporomandibular joint dysfunction tmj?

Common problem: Tmj stands for temperomandibular joint, but is often used to describe tmd. The d stands for dysfunction. Tmd is an inflamation of the jaw joint. It can be arthritic with wear and tear on the cartilage and bone, or due to muscle spasm of the overlying muscles. Sometimes if feels like an earache, or a headache on the side of your head above the ear. ...Read more

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Is bruxism (teeth-grinding) & TMJ (temporomandibular joint dysfunction) related?

Is bruxism (teeth-grinding) & TMJ (temporomandibular joint dysfunction) related?

Yes: When you clench or grind you load your jaw joint and muscles in your cheek with a tremendous amount of pressure. This pressure can eventually lead to a tremendous pain in the joint. Clicking, limited opening, and pain can be troublesome and a dds should be consulted for help. Hope all is well. ...Read more

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Could TMJ cause tinnitus? Will it go away if TMJ cured?

Perhaps: TMD or temporo-mandicular disorder is a well documented cause of central tinnitus. It is certainly possible that if the jaw joint or jaw muscle problem is resolvable, the tinnitus may be improved. ...Read more

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Loss of hearing, jaw popping---could this be tmj?

Loss of hearing, jaw popping---could this be tmj?

Partly: The jaw popping is as issue with the joint. In some cases fluid can build up around the joint and affect hearing, as the structures are in close proximity. An MRI of your joint in conjunction with the person treating you will help rule this out. ...Read more

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Can chiropractors help with tmj/tmd tinnitus?

Can chiropractors help with tmj/tmd tinnitus?

Yes and NO: Chiropractors can help with tmj/tmd symptoms, including tinnitus. But the best chiropractors that i work with have an excellent knowledge of tmd and know better than to manipulate the jaw. So i would recommend if they work had in hand with a tmd specialist and vise versa. Often the chiropractic adjustments may not hold due to the bite needing realignment or a mouthpiece. ...Read more

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How is TMJ (temporal mandibular joint dysfunction) corrected without surgery?

How is TMJ (temporal mandibular joint dysfunction) corrected without surgery?

Improves symptoms: The anatomy of the problem is usually unchanged. Treatment helps symptoms while your bodies healing can take over. ...Read more

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Does TMJ effect hearing?

Does TMJ effect hearing?

Tmj: Generally, TMJ does not affect your hearing at all. It can mimic an ear infection, however. Deep-rooted pain, ringing, and occasional dizziness can occur as a result. ...Read more

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Can skateboarding make tinnitus worse/cause permanant tinnitus damage?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus is most commonly from hearing loss. I don't see how skateboarding would cause hearing loss, unless you listen to music at a very high level while skateboarding. If exertion worsens tinnitus, i would see a doctor/ent to evaluate your tinnitus. ...Read more

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Can losing weight cure iih or pulsatile tinnitus?

Can losing weight cure iih or pulsatile tinnitus?

Yes it helps : Weight loss (for overweight/obese) individuals is recommended and generally effective in reducing intracranial pressure. If the symptoms are mild with no evidence of visual impairment, this may be enough for the headache. However, if there is evidence of visual impairment (by a specialist's evaluation), a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor is needed. In severe cases, surgical options are considered. ...Read more

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Could TMJ cause permanent hearing loss?

Could TMJ cause permanent hearing loss?

Probably not: Afaik there is no correlation between permanent hearing loss and TMJ disfunction. ...Read more

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Can a myringotomy worsen existing tinnitus (cause unknown)? Myringotomy to alleviate excruciating ear pressure

Can a myringotomy worsen existing tinnitus (cause unknown)? Myringotomy to alleviate excruciating ear pressure

2 questions: Myringotomy can not have an effect on tinnitus unless you have middle ear fluid. Tinnitus is now considered a central (brain synchronicity problem). The pressure question again can only answered by the middle ear being full of thick fluid causing pressure and hearing loss. Middle ear fluid rarely causes excruciating ear pressure unless you have pus under pressure. You need accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can jaw exercise cause tinnitus?

Can jaw exercise cause tinnitus?

no: Tinnitis is of unknown cause and there is no known successful treatment. No relation to jaw exercise. ...Read more

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Can Suprarobital Neuralgia affect TMJ?

Can Suprarobital Neuralgia affect TMJ?

TMJ: If its pure supraorbital neuralgia then usually not. However, TMJ issues can cause pain sometimes over the region of the supraorbital nerve distribution while at the same time causing pain over the temporal region - its a small over lap from the temporal to the supraorbital region. ...Read more

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Ringing In Ears (Definition)

Ringing in ears = tinnitus = ...Read more