TMJ Symptoms: Check If You Have Them

You might not know it, but you could have the symptoms of TMJ syndrome…

Have a quick look at the list of symptoms below and see if they’re familiar and if they are you can try our free exercises to the right.

You should of course, always seek the advise of a health professional; but in today’s society it’s becoming quite common to go online and try and figure out what’s going on yourself.

 

Important: Reducing stress and teaching your jaw to relax can relieve your jaw very quickly, to learn how to do that using hypnosis click here:

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Eye Pain and Eye Problems

  • Bloodshot eyes
  • Blurring of vision
  • Eye pain above, below and behind eye
  • Pressure behind eyes
  • Light sensitivity
  • Watering of the eyes

Head Pain, Headache Problems, Facial Pain

  • Migraines
  • Forehead pain
  • Cluster headaches
  • “Sinus Type” headache
  • Hair and/or scalp painful or sensitive to touch
  • Headaches at the back of the head, with or without shooting pain

 

Teeth and Gum Problems

  • Clenching during the day or at night
  • Grinding teeth at night (bruxism)
  • Tooth pain
  • Sensitive teeth

Mouth, Face, Cheek, and Chin Problems

  • Discomfort or pain to any of these areas
  • Pain in cheek muscles
  • Uncontrollable tongue movements
  • Jaw and Jaw Joint Problems
  • Limited opening
  • Inability to open the jaw smoothly or evenly
  • Jaw deviates to one side when opening
  • Inability to find the correct bite with teeth
  • Clicking or popping jaw joints
  • Uncontrollable jaw movements

Ear Pain, Ear Problems

  • Hissing, buzzing, ringing, or roaring sounds
  • Diminished hearing
  • Clogged, “stuffy”, itchy ears
  • Feeling of fullness
  • Ear pain without infection
  • Balance problems, vertigo, dizziness

Throat Problems

  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Tightness of throat
  • Sore throat with no infection
  • Voice fluctuations
  • Laryngitis
  • Tongue Pain

Neck and Shoulder Problems

  • Neck pain
  • Tired, sore neck problems
  • Shoulder aches
  • Back pain (upper and lower)
  • Arm and finger tingling, numbness, and/or pain
  • Stiffness

How many of these symptoms do you have?

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Most Common Causes

Many of these symptoms can be caused by other conditions. One of the biggest causes of a lot of these symptoms and TMJ syndrome itself; is bad posture. This causes stiffness and tightness in the muscles, which in turn affect muscles around it because everything is connected. What you end up with is muscles being overworked, which causes pain in your jaw.

The most common TMJ symptoms that are directly related to the condition are teeth grinding, jaw clenching and jaw pain.  If you’re suffering from these symptoms there’s a high chance you have TMJ.

TMJ Treatment

There are many different treatment options for TMJ syndrome and its related symptoms. Here is a list you might find useful:

  • TMJ exercises
  • Acupuncture For TMJ
  • TMJ Stretches and Relaxation Techniques
  • TMJ Surgery
  • Anti-Inflammatory, pain relief and muscle relaxing drugs
  • Diet Change (Soft foods for example)
  • Heat Treatment

Which types of TMJ treatment would you be willing to try? (Multiple responses allowed)

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How Much Pain Does Your Jaw Cause?

Unfortunately, TMJ syndrome can be a very painful and frustrating condition. Pain levels are another good indicator of how severe your TMJ condition is. Usually, the more severe the pain or discomfort; the more severe your condition is.

How Much Does You Jaw Hurt?

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 Treat Your Jaw At Home

One of the best things you can do about your jaw is to take the least risky treatment plan. For most people that is trying some simple TMJ exercises which can have dramatic improvements. You can have a look at some sample exercises and why they work well here:

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(Over 13,000 people have tried them and reduced their symptoms)