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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 [...]

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Men and Women Experience Chronic Pain Differently

March 30th, 2022|Comments Off on Men and Women Experience Chronic Pain Differently

According to research, males and females may have completely different mechanisms for developing pain sensitivity. Since pain sensitization is critical to developing chronic pain, it may explain why women are more likely to develop [...]

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How to Choose the Best TMJ Dentist

March 3rd, 2022|Comments Off on How to Choose the Best TMJ Dentist

If you are suffering from temporomandibular joint disorders (called TMJ or TMD), you should try to get it treated soon. TMJ is often a progressive condition that worsens when you leave it untreated. Failure [...]

Fingers Tingling? You Could Have TMJ

February 3rd, 2022|Comments Off on Fingers Tingling? You Could Have TMJ

If you experience numbness or , there are plenty of possible culprits. Your doctor may jump to diabetes, a common cause of nerve damage in extremities. It’s also a known symptom of stroke, [...]

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5 Reasons Your Headaches Spiked over the Holidays

January 5th, 2022|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Your Headaches Spiked over the Holidays

Welcome to 2022! Here’s to hoping that you and yours all enjoyed a happy holiday season to close out 2021. However, we also know that for many people the bright holiday celebrations might have [...]