Headaches can be linked to everything from stress to certain medications and even strenuous exercise. But there’s another common culprit that you might not suspect: jaw joint misalignment. When something’s amiss with your temporomandibular joint (TMJ), you’re likely to experience a variety of painful and chronic symptoms, including headaches.
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Dr. John Schmid is an LVI-trained TMJ dentist, who can determine if symptoms you are experiencing are caused by temporomandibular joint disorder. Call our practice in Austin, at 512-329-5967, to arrange a consultation with Dr. Schmid.
While dizziness on its own is probably not a sign of TMJ, if you experience dizziness on top of other symptoms it may very well point to the disorder. TMJ disorder can cause a wide variety of symptoms, some of which you wouldn’t necessarily think to associate with a disorder of the jaw, such as:
Ear pain is a common symptom of TMJ. So too are ear ringing and pressure, all in the absence of infection. When ear pain is chronic or recurring and no infection is present, TMJ is the most likely culprit. This makes treating TMJ the most effective way to restore lasting comfort.