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Medicine & Treatment FOR A TMD, TMJ + MIGRAINES TMD TMJ Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD) is caused by jaw, facial muscle, and joint problems. The joint responsible for chewing is called the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and connects the temporal bone of the skull to the lower jaw. VS SCIENCE TMD behind The muscles and bones affected by TMD 1 TEMPORALIS MUSCLE closes and retracts the mandible (jaw bone). 2 TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JONT connects the temporal bone of the skull to the mandible. 3 MASSETER MUSCLE closes the jaw for chewing. TMD CAUSES FACT: many TMD/TMJ issues can trigger migraines and chronic headaches. day-to-day clenching or grinding teeth stress Helps stop muscle contraction but also relieves pain by preventing nerves from releasing inflammatory molecules. Inactivates the nerve endings that cause muscles to contract, eliminating involuntary contractions in the jaw (like when sleeping or stressed). TREATMENT 73% 116 3 patients treated for TMJ with saw immediate million Americans number of months sufferred from jaw-related pain in 2013 treatments last improvement References Herring, Susan. Botox & Myofasdal TMJ Pain Study. TMJ News Bites 2011;3(4). American Academy of Facial Esthetics Trained Physicians, Dentists and Nurses. Botox Treatment-Supplement/dp/B0ONGC6THC Treatment for TMJ. treatments. Accessed Jan. 30, 2014. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. 2013; No. 13-3487. Dym, H. Israel, H. Diagnosis and Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders. Dental Clinics of North America 2012;56(1):149-161.


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Infographic explains how we can fight when we are facing a bad case of TMJ, it is the worse pain and you can't do anything about it. There are many procedures in the markets to tackle the issues of TMJ.


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