Is It a Headache or Migraine? Understanding the Root of Your Pain

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When your head throbs and you get that familiar pain behind your eyes, it could be a headache, but a migraine could also be the source of your pain. While they may seem similar, knowing the key differences between the two can help you manage your pain and find relief. Dr. Ivan Stein and Dr. […]

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Headache Triggers To Watch Out For

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TMJ sufferers know that painful headaches are a common symptom of the condition. These headaches can result from tension in the jaw, as well as teeth grinding, but solutions are available to you that will enable you to live a better, pain-free life. Our highly skilled and experienced doctors are experts in treating neuromuscular conditions […]

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Pressure Points That Can Calm a Headache

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When a headache comes on, many sufferers are eager to get relief as soon as possible. Since headaches can come about at any inconvenient time, it is important to feel in control of your headache pain management without the need for medication. Holistic treatments, such as applying pressure to pressure points on the body, could […]

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Listening To Music During a Migraine: What the Research Says

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More than 37 million Americans suffer from migraines. If you are one of the millions suffering from painful migraine attacks, your primary concern is probably finding relief from the symptoms. Dr. Ivan Stein and Dr. Allan Stein of Headache & TMJ Center of New Jersey specialize in helping patients find relief from migraine symptoms. Here, […]

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4 Types of Headaches: Which Kind Is Causing You Pain?

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When you develop a headache, your primary concern is probably trying to alleviate the pain rather than trying to identify what type of headache it is. Nevertheless, if your headaches are chronic, it can absolutely be worthwhile to try to identify the type and cause so that you know how to best treat it. Hundreds […]

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What to Do During a Headache Caused by a TMJ Disorder

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When it comes to treating headaches, you need to understand the cause of your pain. A tension-type headache caused by excessive screen exposure will have a different solution than a migraine attack brought on by the smell of your coworker’s cinnamon bagel. Headaches related to TMJ disorders (TMD) require addressing the culprit: the temporomandibular joints […]

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How to Tell a TMJ-Related Headache from a Migraine

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Migraine disease and TMJ disorders (TMD) can coexist, and one may worsen the other, but sometimes the culprit behind that migraine-like headache is your jaw joint. The treatments for these often-debilitating conditions differ, which is why it’s essential to understand the reason your head is throbbing. Our TMJ dentists in New Jersey specialize in neuromuscular […]

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Headaches During Pregnancy: Causes and Safe Treatments

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Women suffer from headaches more frequently than men. Data from the American Migraine Foundation show that 18 percent of women and 6.5 percent of men suffer from migraines. The prevalence of headaches among women makes it no surprise that stress and hormonal changes, like those experienced during pregnancy, can increase the occurrence of headaches during […]

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How Light Can Trigger or Worsen Headaches

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Migraines are the sixth most disabling illness in the world. For individuals who experience recurrent headaches or migraines, avoiding potential triggers is key to enjoying a day — or even just several hours — free from pain. More than 39 million Americans suffer from intense, frequent headaches that can escalate to a migraine. For approximately […]

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Is Wearing a Mask Giving You Head or Jaw Pain?

Wearing a mask is a critical step in slowing the spread of COVID-19. But as important as masks are to public health, you may find that wearing masks for extended periods of time leads to an increase in the frequency or duration of headaches or temporomandibular (TMJ) pain. Dr. Ivan Stein of the Headache & […]

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