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Pandalover123

706d

I just got diagnosed with TMJ (tempomandibular joints) today any tips from people who also have that disorder.

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    • erinjaeger

      605d

      Be extra conscious of your mouth!! A lot of people clench naturally without realizing it and that can cause harm. When you catch yourself doing that try to keep your teeth from touching while still feeling natural! I hope this helps

    • erinjaeger

      605d

      Be extra conscious of your mouth!! A lot of people clench naturally without realizing it and that can cause harm. When you catch yourself doing that try to keep your teeth from touching while still feeling natural! I hope this helps

    • Kathrina

      638d

      Be easy on your jaw and get an x-ray. Mine had the disk slip and the ball joint is now a triangle. Try and do preventative and corrective care asap

    • klazikel

      706d

      Don't chew gum or hard candies. Seriously. Also find out if your insurance will cover physical therapy. I was on Medicaid and it was covered. I had massage and acupuncture and it was helpful. Get a night guard if you grind or clench your teeth in your sleep. Practice relaxing your jaw and neck.

      • Elllie

        606d

        @klazikel ah the gum chewing it’s hard to stop but I have to 🥺 it’s tightening my jaw when I do

      • Pandalover123

        706d

        @klazikel Thank you so much

    • BrieMarie

      706d

      I have that too but treatment isn't covered by my insurance. Following this for any suggestions

☝ This content is generated by our users and it is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision

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