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Secrets of Masseter Muscle Massage for TMJ Relief

Temporomandibular joint disorders (called either TMJ or TMD) affect millions of Americans. However, not all people with TMJ need professional care. Many cases of TMJ can resolve with just home care. When considering home care for TMJ, it’s important to determine whether you need professional care. Consult with a Denver [...]

By |October 6th, 2022|Home Care, TMJ|Comments Off on Secrets of Masseter Muscle Massage for TMJ Relief

Shoveling Snow Can Aggravate TMJ Symptoms

Over the past few years, we here in Denver have gotten spoiled--it seems we barely had to to break out the snow shovel all season. This year, though, is different, and it seems like it's been one snow storm after another here in the Mile High City. And we have our heaviest snow months of [...]

By |March 6th, 2021|Home Care, TMJ|Comments Off on Shoveling Snow Can Aggravate TMJ Symptoms

Hot n’ Cold: Treating TMJ Pain at Home

If you suffer from temporomandibular joint disorder, called TMJ for short, you’re no stranger to jaw pain. Whether yours is uncomfortable or excruciating, intermittent or constant, jaw pain is a hallmark symptom of TMJ. Although TMJ treatment can help reduce or prevent pain on a larger scale, sometimes [...]

By |December 29th, 2020|Home Care, TMJ|Comments Off on Hot n’ Cold: Treating TMJ Pain at Home

A Cough Can Worsen TMJ

If you've gotten a cold, flu, or other upper respiratory tract infection this year, you may have experienced a short, intense period of coughing, or a long, lingering cough that sticks around for weeks after your cold is otherwise gone. In either case, it's not unusual for coughing to aggravate your TMJ Denver

By |December 26th, 2019|Home Care, TMJ|Comments Off on A Cough Can Worsen TMJ

Will Gatorade Really Cure a Migraine?

It's a treasured home remedy for migraines: drink Gatorade when you feel a migraine coming on, and it'll go away. However, is it really true? Can Gatorade truly cure a migraine? Mechanisms for the Gatorade Cure It's quite possible that drinking Gatorade will help you get rid of many types of headaches, [...]

By |October 29th, 2019|Headache, Home Care|Comments Off on Will Gatorade Really Cure a Migraine?

Lessen TMJ Pain With Nutritional Choices

If you suffer from TMJ disorder, you are probably already getting treatment from a dentist to reduce pain and prevent further damage to your joints. Treatments from medical professionals are imperative, since untreated TMJ generally worsens over time. But medical professionals aren’t the only ones who can help reduce the pain caused [...]

By |July 5th, 2017|Home Care, TMJ|Comments Off on Lessen TMJ Pain With Nutritional Choices

What Makes Up a TMJ Self-Management Program?

Temporomandibular joint disorder is a complex and painful condition that above all requires treatment by experienced medical professionals like TMJ dentist Dr. Kevin Berry. But not all TMJ treatment takes place at the dentist’s office — some of it has to take place at home. An [...]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Home Care, TMJ|Comments Off on What Makes Up a TMJ Self-Management Program?

Snoring Rate May Help Predict Sleep Apnea

Snoring is a common symptom of sleep apnea, and for loved ones in the presence of a snorer the term “snoring threshold” has a figurative meaning as well as a medical one. A literal snoring threshold that gauges snoring instances could prove valuable in assessing sleep disorders. A recent study suggests home-based screening of this [...]

By |July 28th, 2016|Home Care, Sleep Apnea, Snoring|Comments Off on Snoring Rate May Help Predict Sleep Apnea

Can Singing Lessons Help With TMJ?

Iggy Azalea has recently proclaimed on Twitter that her singing lessons have done more than just help her prepare for future albums. Believe it or not, she claims her singing lessons have actually helped her with her TMJ as well. At the beginning of 2015, the Aussie singer shared news of her TMJ [...]

By |February 18th, 2016|Home Care, Jaw Pain, TMJ|Comments Off on Can Singing Lessons Help With TMJ?
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