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Jaw Pain on Thanksgiving Could Be Your First Sign of TMJ

November 25th, 2020|Comments Off on Jaw Pain on Thanksgiving Could Be Your First Sign of TMJ

Thanksgiving is the closest that most of us come to a competitive eating competition. There are few days of the year where we’re all encouraged to consume such a large quantity of food all [...]

Commonly Misdiagnosed TMJ Symptoms

November 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Commonly Misdiagnosed TMJ Symptoms

When a condition has a wide range of symptoms that overlap with other conditions, it’s actually quite common to receive a misdiagnosis. TMJ is often misdiagnosed. Instead of receiving a , their doctor diagnoses [...]

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With the Changing Season, Be Prepared for More Headaches

October 5th, 2020|Comments Off on With the Changing Season, Be Prepared for More Headaches

Fall is normally associated with changing leaves, carving pumpkins, cooler weather, and cozy nights. However, for others, it’s associated with an increase in frequent headaches. At Smile Columbia, we want our patients to enjoy [...]

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Are Migraines a Disability?

September 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Are Migraines a Disability?

Migraines can make it very hard for a person to maintain a reasonable work schedule. After all, how can you possibly keep up regular attendance at your job when you have five days, ten [...]

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8 Unusual Causes of Headaches

September 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on 8 Unusual Causes of Headaches

There are a number of reasons why you might get a headache. Most people know about the usual causes of headaches like not drinking enough water, drinking too much caffeine (or not enough), or not [...]

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7 Tips to Reduce Migraines and Headaches This Summer

August 18th, 2020|Comments Off on 7 Tips to Reduce Migraines and Headaches This Summer

Summer is for enjoying time with friends and family, but unfortunately for many of us, headaches and migraines can ruin an otherwise wonderful time. But there are ways that you can reduce your risk of headaches so [...]

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4 Signs Your Migraine Treatment Isn’t Working

August 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on 4 Signs Your Migraine Treatment Isn’t Working

If you suffer from frequent migraines, you likely spend more time than you would like laying down in a dark room with an ice pack over your face. Not only is this impacting your [...]

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7 Causes of Tingling and Numbness in Hands

July 15th, 2020|Comments Off on 7 Causes of Tingling and Numbness in Hands

{{{{link id='50424' text='Tingling and numbness in the hands'}}}} can be a nuisance. It can distract you during the day and may even make it hard to perform work that requires either fine motor or strong [...]

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Are Video Games Causing Your Head To Hurt?

July 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Are Video Games Causing Your Head To Hurt?

Do you ever ask yourself, “Why does my head hurt when I play video games?” or “Can playing video games cause migraines?” Is playing video games giving you or your kids headaches? The causes [...]

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7 Foods that Trigger Headaches

June 30th, 2020|Comments Off on 7 Foods that Trigger Headaches

If you experience migraines frequently, you know exactly how painful they are. If there is anything you can do to avoid them, you’re likely doing them. One thing that can trigger a migraine is [...]