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There Is a Link Between Pain and Obesity

Numerous small studies over the years have suspected a link between people who are overweight or obese and increased pain. The link makes intuitive sense, but the studies that have been done have not included large numbers. Recently, a study looking at the link between obesity and pain included a huge number of participants, many more than any study in the past.

How Do I Know If My Headache or Jaw Pain Is TMJ?

The most common of the dozens of TMJ symptoms is jaw pain of the chewing muscles or the jaw joint. The Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is made up of many elements and problems can arise from any of them or from combinations of those elements. There are also people with TMJ problems that have no jaw pain and their problem is with functionality difficulties.

How Can I Get Rid Of My Jaw Pain?

Cures for TMJ disorder (Temporomandibular joint disorder) can be found for all TMJ patients. For some people, the hard part may be finding a doctor or dentist in your area with experience in successfully treating TMJ patients. The main reason for the difficulty in finding a TMJ doctor is there are no medical or dental “qualified” experts specially trained to treat the TMJ disorder. There are also no established standards for the treatment of TMJ.

Can’t Anyone Help Me With My Jaw Pain?

Does your jaw, head, or ear hurt? You may be suffering from a TMJ disorder (Temporomandibular joint disorder). There are two TM joints connecting your jawbone to your skull. Since there are so many different components involved in the construction of the TMJ you should see a doctor to make sure it’s not one of the other dozens of conditions causing your pain.

TMJ Disorder Explained and the Most Common Symptoms

The TMJ disorder is a blanket term for problems with the joint connecting the jawbone to the skull. It is also sometimes referred to as TMD, TMJ syndrome, or just TMJ. TMJ is actually an abbreviation for the Temporomandibular joint.

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