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What Kind Of Pills Or Treatment Can Somebody Get For Bruxism
Well...: Meds alone won't fix the problem. I usually treat bruxism with an anterior bite plane worn 24x7 for 2 weeks which then goes to night-time wear only after the first two weeks. I also usually prescribe a steroid (medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack) for the first week of therapy. This works 99% of the time. If that doesn't do the trick, there are other meds as a 2nd line therapy, . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mouth guard: To prevent damage to the teeth, mouth guards or splints have been used to treat teeth grinding, clenching, and TMJ disorders. A splint may help protect the teeth from the pressure of clenching. In addition, practicing relaxation techniques, and carefully stretching/exercising the jaw can provide quick relief in some cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband suffers from nocturnal bruxism.It is severe in stress.What can be the cause and please suggest treatment, psychiatric or other.
Bruxism TALL ORDER: Too complicated to answer in the space provided. I am sending you links to several excellent reviews on this complicated topics that should answer any questions you have about bruxism. www.mayoclinic.com/health/bruxism/ds00337/dsection=causes www.Webmd.Com/oral-health/guide/teeth-grinding-bruxism www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002386 best wishes. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Bruxism at night. Go through a custom (hard) dentist-made lower jaw guard every year. Treatment options?
I grind my teeth at while I am sleeping. Read about the condition and its called bruxism. What remedy or treatment is there?
Mouthguard: Typically bruxism is treated with an appliance called a nightguard. While over the counter nightguards are available, a custom fitted nightguard is recommended. Bruxism can lead to tooth sensitivity, fracturing of teeth, headaches and pain in the jaw joint. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
TMJ pain, Dr says its muscle spasm dt bruxism. What are good at home treatments to relieve spasm and pain?
My treatment: I am not a fan of today's current treatment for TMJ with muscle spasm and pain. If bruxism is the primary complaint, then a mouth piece may help when sleeping, but they can be expensive. I have treated TMJ disease with success by activating the built-in pain relief mechanism of the skin, with great success. Daily use at home will diminish and possibly remove pain completely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosis needed: You need to determine the cause of your grinding problem that leads to pain. Your dentist can make you a mouth guard to protect your tissues and reduce the level of pain while the cause of your grinding (malocclusion, skeletal imbalance, muscular imbalance, stress, parafunctional habits, reaction to medication, etc) is determined. No, you can't fix this with an otc. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I have pain in my jaw sometimes when I wake up, are there any treatments to help with teeth grinding?
Pain in jaw: See your dentist for an exam and diagnosis of the cause of your teeth grinding (bruxism). Bruxism is a habit usually caused by stress or a bad bite. It can cause teeth pain, fractured teeth, and TMJ pain. A bite guard can help protect your teeth from damage and can often alleviate the jaw pain, but will not stop the bruxism. Your dentist can make a diagnosis and recommend an appropriate treatment ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rhinorrhea: Rhinorrhea (runny nose) is quite common and is most often due to viral or allergy causes. Symptomatic relief such as antihistamines are often the best means of dealing with this problem. Although I am loathe to use sprays, sometimes nasal spray (afrin) at bedtime can control the rhinorrhea enough to allow for easy breathing at night. Topical steroids (nasonex) works for nasal symptoms of allergy. ...Read more
No pills: do surgery: This defect can lead the intestines to twist on themself & cut of their flow & blood supply, die & leak causing blood poisoning & death. It can also begin bleeding & that blood loss be deadlly. The best surgical out come comes from elective removal in a stable patient with decreasing success as an unstable emergency. It can be confirmed & reoved thru a laparoscope (tube) with minimal complications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What's the cause.: Ptosis, or a drooping eyelid, can be acquired or congenital (you're born with it). Congenital ptosis can be helped by occuloplastic surgery (plastic surgery for the eye). Acquired ptosis means you never had it, and now you do. This kind of ptosis needs immediate attention from your doctor. ...Read more
Depends...: Various tests can be done to see how severe the disease is and assess your oxygen level. Medicines include various inhalers like bronchodilators, inhaled steroids, pills like corticosteroids and even oxygen therapy, if your oxygen level is low enough. Smoking cessation is important to prevent further damage and allow for lung healing over time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Whooping cough: Caused by the bacteria bordetella pertussis. There are antibiotics that can hasten the resolution, but the best strategy is prevention by getting your pertussis vaccination (usually in the form of dtap for kids, or tap for adults). Pertussis is making a comeback, thanks to those who say vaccines are an unnecessary conspiracy. Babies have died in outbreaks. http://www.cdph.ca.gov/pages/nr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depend: If the muscle torn from certain spot it may need surgical repair, other wise will treated with rest and pain medications'. ...Read more
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