TMJ

TMJ, Teeth, and Headaches: What is the Connection?

TMJ, Teeth, and Headaches: What is the Connection?

Do you look at yourself and see that your teeth are shorter than they once were? Do you ever experience an annoying ringing in your ears? Or worse yet, do you constantly suffer from stress headaches? If so, you may be experiencing some of the symptoms of temporomandibular joint dysfunction, more commonly known as TMD. The temporomandibular joint is commonly known as the jaw joint or TMJ. It is a very complex structure that is located in an intricate area of bones that works in harmony with many areas of the body which all can be affected when it is not functioning properly.

TMJ Symptoms — Why These Headaches Shouldn’t be Ignored

TMJ Symptoms — Why These Headaches Shouldn’t be Ignored

Migraine and tension headaches are a health problem that seems to be more and more common. There are many factors that contribute to headaches and people often search far and wide for a solution. Often, people attribute their issues to allergies, vision problems, stress, or even neurological problems. Even when all of these issues are ruled out, many people still suffer from persistent headaches with no source of relief.