Eliminate Jaw Pain With a Bruxism Cure

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Tooth grinding is also known as bruxism, and describes the unconscious grinding of or clenching of the teeth. When tooth grinding occurs at night, it is known specifically as sleep bruxism. It affects children and adults alike, although children typically

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Eliminate Jaw Pain With a Bruxism Cure

  1. 1. http://www.megavista-health.com/articles/h Megavista-Health.com
  2. 2. • Unconscious clenching or grinding of the teeth • Sleep bruxism is grinding that occurs at night • Can affect children, although typically only as sleep bruxism • Leads to further complications
  3. 3. • Affects 50% of the population • Subconscious activity • Partner often first to notice • Frequent headaches, tight, tense, jaw and facial muscles, sore facial muscles, sensitive teeth or worn down tooth surfaces • Can damage temporomandibular joint ( TMJ)
  4. 4. • Stands for temporomandibular joint disorder or syndrome • TMJ can lead to popping sounds or sensations when chewing, pain in facial muscles, pain in the ears, stiffness in the joint and chronic headaches • Tooth grinding is a primary cause of TMJ
  5. 5. • Teeth grinding during sleep • Common sleep disorder • Strength and severity of clenching is usually greater with sleep bruxism • Damage from grinding is also therefore greater
  6. 6. • Stress • Tension • Anxiety • During anger or frustration • In children, growth of teeth and jaws or appearance of new teeth causing new sensations can be a cause
  7. 7. • Numerous natural treatments are available that can help you deal with this bothersome problem • Bruxism cures can help eliminate grinding and reduce the negative consequences of teeth grinding
  8. 8. • At Megavista Health, we focus on positive, holistic health and nutrition • Find out more about Bruxism by visiting http://www.megavista-health.com/articles/hea

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