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Why Do I Bite My Tongue When Im A Sleep And The Pain Wakes Me Up
Tongue too large: Your tongue could be a bit too large for your mouth or your lower jaw might be small. Perhaps you grind your teeth in sleep (bruxism). Do you snore? If your tongue is too large for your mouth, that increases the chances that you snore and even have sleep apnea (stopping breathing in sleep), which can be a dangerous condition and requires treatment by a sleep medicine specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I bite my tongue during sleep it is so painful I can't even let go,it takes about 30min to ease off the grip,pain never wakes me though. Phycological?
It's hard to blame: a psychological problem during sleep unless you are very tense & anxious most of the time. You should see a dental or ENT professional. Tooth grinding, spasm of the tempo-mandibular joint muscles or other disorders may be causing this. The treatment may be out there & I encourage you to seek it. Dr. Anne ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I bite my tongue when I sleep, I wake up cause the pain.. Would I be able to get a Mouthguard? From my dentist? Why do I do this?
Ive noticed that I bite down on my tongue while I sleep. This has been happening for a very long time. And It's very painful when I wake up.
Very well could be : That you have something referred to as bruxism, which is abnormal grinding/clenching of the teeth, mostly at night. It's often related to stress or teeth alignment issues(malocclusion). You may consider trying an over the counter night guard to see if that helps, otherwise talk to your dentist about this. Best of luck. ...Read more
What causes biting tongue in sleep. I wake up with bite marks on both sides of tongue. How can I prevent this? I am sleeping/unaware when I do this.
REM Sleep Cycle: In deeper stages of sleep, the muscles of the eyes (rem) are active, as well as the muscles of mastication. That's why some people clench and/or grind their teeth at night. If you are an "active" bruxer, you can "nip" the sides of the tongue. Once swollen from the injury, it is easier to bite again. Be careful. Talk to your dentist about a night guard or Elavil 10mg to decrease bruxing in dreams. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whenever i have.My seizures it is unusually in my sleep and i bit my tongue really hard . What i would like to know is why in my sleep wake up?
I get constant headaches that make me feel nauseated , have really bad back pain, I bite my tongue and cheek in sleep..are these related?
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