Side Effects

Study: TMD May Increase Frequency and Intensity of Migraines

TMD and headaches West Orange, New Jersey

While plenty of research has suggested there is a link between temporomandibular jaw (TMJ) disorder (TMD) and chronic headaches, a new study sheds light on how they may be connected. Researchers from the University of São Paulo’s Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine in Brazil found that TMD can increase the severity and frequency of migraine headaches. […]

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Ways TMJ Disorder Affects Your Everyday Life

How TMD affects your life

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (TMD) occurs when problems with the joint, muscles and surrounding facial tissues begin to affect jaw movement. Common symptoms include jaw pain, soreness, teeth grinding and headaches. The severity of these symptoms varies, however they all can have far-reaching effects. In this blog post, Dr. Ivan Stein of the Headache & […]

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Unexpected Side Effects of TMJ

Effects of TMJ

Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the hinged joint in your jaw that allows it to open and close. It is no wonder, then, that disorders affecting the TMJ can cause pain throughout your jaw. However, TMJ disorder (TMD) can also cause many unexpected side effects. The New Jersey TMJ specialists at Headache and TMJ Center […]

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