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Alleviating TMJ Headache Symptoms

One of the most challenging aspects of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder/Dysfunction (TMJ or TMD) is that it presents many different symptoms for people. One person who visits their Anchorage, Alaska, TMJ dentist may have daily or weekly headaches accompanied by jaw pain and tightness. Other people may not have headaches, but they suffer from [...]

Low Vitamin D Linked to Chronic Headache

Research links low vitamin D levels to the risk of chronic headaches. Initially, researchers noted that the prevalence of chronic headaches correlated with latitude. People in higher-latitude locations like Anchorage were more likely to experience chronic headaches. Since our body needs sunlight to produce vitamin D, people at higher latitudes tend to have lower [...]

The Relationship between Migraines and TMJ

Behind dental cavities, migraines are the third most common illness in the world, affecting about 14 percent of the population. Migraines can start as a throbbing sensation, then develop into nausea, vomiting (throwing up), extreme sensitivity to light, vision loss, and severe pain in one side of the head that can last [...]

Is Malocclusion Causing Your Headache?

One of the biggest problems with headaches is figuring out what's causing them. Once we find a cause, we can usually find a treatment. But if you can't find the cause, you are probably still desperately in search of treatment. Are you an adult who suffers from {{{{link id='3981' text='chronic headaches'}}}}? Have you tried [...]

Interrupted Sleep Linked to Migraines

If you suffer from migraines, the odds are good that you’ve tried many strategies to relieve your headaches and stop from developing new ones. One problem people often realize is linked to migraines is sleep problems. You might know this and try to get as much sleep as you can. However, new research [...]

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