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Did TMJ Cause Your Tinnitus?

January 11th, 2023|Comments Off on Did TMJ Cause Your Tinnitus?

Many people are very saddened to hear that there’s no cure for their tinnitus. However, that isn’t always true. For some types of tinnitus, especially primary tinnitus, there’s no effective treatment.  Primary tinnitus is [...]

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7 Signs You Should Get a Second Opinion on Your Headaches

December 14th, 2022|Comments Off on 7 Signs You Should Get a Second Opinion on Your Headaches

Headaches are one of the most common symptoms people experience. Headaches are common in part because they have so many potential causes. With many potential causes of headaches, the possibility of misdiagnosis is high. [...]

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TMJ Treatment Might Help with “Text Neck”

November 9th, 2022|Comments Off on TMJ Treatment Might Help with “Text Neck”

“Text neck,” experts tell us, is a growing epidemic. People are spending more time with their heads bent down to look at their smartphone or tablet, adding significant stress to their neck, leading to [...]

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Types of Neck Pain Linked to TMJ

October 12th, 2022|Comments Off on Types of Neck Pain Linked to TMJ

One of the characteristics that make so hard to live with is that the symptoms of the condition rarely stay limited to the jaw. Instead, pain and dysfunction often spill over into [...]

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Being a Workaholic Could Be Causing You Headaches

September 15th, 2022|Comments Off on Being a Workaholic Could Be Causing You Headaches

We’ve all heard someone say it, often with a dismissive laugh and a bit of self-deprecation: “I’m a workaholic.” No big deal. Except if you’re one of the estimated 10% of Americans who suffer [...]

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Pulsatile Tinnitus Could Be a Sign of Dangerous Artery Conditions

July 13th, 2022|Comments Off on Pulsatile Tinnitus Could Be a Sign of Dangerous Artery Conditions

There are many kinds of tinnitus, known commonly as ringing in your ears, sometimes falsely distinguished as subjective and objective tinnitus. Among the objective tinnitus types is pulsatile tinnitus, which is normally caused by [...]

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8 Signs You Should Seek Professional Care for TMJ

June 14th, 2022|Comments Off on 8 Signs You Should Seek Professional Care for TMJ

Temporomandibular joint disorders (called TMJ or TMD) are a group of disorders impacting the head and jaw. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) many cases of TMJ are short-lived and [...]

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Do You Get Neck or Jaw Pain on Road Trips?

May 26th, 2022|Comments Off on Do You Get Neck or Jaw Pain on Road Trips?

Summer road trips are a great way to spend time with the kids and renew your knowledge of and love for this great country of ours. From Columbia, SC, drive south to see St [...]

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How to Head Off Headaches from Outdoor Activities

April 27th, 2022|Comments Off on How to Head Off Headaches from Outdoor Activities

Now that spring is here in Columbia, SC, we increase our time spent outdoors. Whether hiking or biking in the woods, fishing the lakes and rivers, or just gardening in your backyard, it feels [...]