HEADACHES, MIGRAINES, FIBROMYALGIA, SLEEP APNEA, SWALLOWING PROBLEMS AND TMJ DISORDERS ARE ALL CLOSELY RELATED IN BOTH CAUSES AND TREATMENTS

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PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE BLOG ENTRY TO UNDERSTAND THE RELATIONSHIPS OF THESE DISORDERS. ALMOST ALL TREATMENT OF HEADACHES MUST CONSIDER THE MASTICATORY SYSTEM. A new study “Effect of CPAP treatment on residual depressive symptoms in patients with major depression and coexisting sleep apnea: Contribution of daytime sleepiness to residual depressive symptoms.” (see abstract below) suggests that treatment of sleep apnea …

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TMJ Alphabet Soup: TMJ, TMD, TMJD,CMD, CMCD, CFP, OFP, MPD, CCPS, CRPS, TN, NMD, CR, CO, EMG, MKG, CMS, TENS, ULF-TENS, SPG, AES, ICCMO, NUCCA, A/O, AAOP, CBT, SPG

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The number of abbreviations in medicine and dentistry is amazing.  In this short post I am going to give only a small number of definitions routinely utilized in literature and culture concerning TMJ disorders, often called “the Geat Imposter”  This will be an open Blog and will be added to over time.  Please come back and visit and if you …

CHICAGO: ALF Appliance: An Orthopedic Option

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The ALF Appliance is an Orthopedic Growth Appliance that has a low profile in the mouth. They are utilized for Maxillary expansion, Treatment of TMJ Disorders, Finishing Physiologic Cases, Treating Snoring and Sleep Apnea and other issues. I used Crozat Appliances for years and the ALF or Advances Lightwire Functional Appliance is very similar. It is a deceptively simple appliance, …

TMJ Disaster With Treatment: Massive Open Bite Corrected after 12 Years

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Ellen came into my office with a 12 years history of severe pain all over her body, in her face, neck, jaws, hips, knees and feet. She also had an enormous open bite and only two teeth in her entire mouth met. Her story began with ear and joint pain and she saw an ENT whp told her it was …

Chicago TMJ Relief: Avoiding TM Joint Surgery

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Why do so many patients end up needing TM Joint surgeries and have stories of chronic ongoing pain for years.? What are the connections of head and neck posture to TMJ disorders? The problem is that many doctors do not address all of the issues invlved in TMJ disorders which are always multifactorial. The most common problem found in patients …

Precision Personalized Medical Treatment for TMJ, TMD, MPD, Headaches and Migraines

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Precision Personalized Medical Treatment for Headaches and Migraines Physiologic Medicine Pinnacle of Personalized Medicine. Measurement is essential for precision treatment! “If it is measured it is a fact otherwise it is an opinion” Barney Jankelson founder of precision physiologic dentistry. In general treatment for headaches and migraines is far from personalized or precision but rather consists of trial and error …

Find a Physiologic Dentist:

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ICCMO, is the International College of CranioMandibular Orthopedics and was founded by Dr Barney Jankelson, the father of Physiologic Dentistry. All of the top physiologic dentists across the world are members of ICCMO. Search www.iccmo.org to find a top physiologic dentist. There are ICCMO branches in the US, Japan, Germany, France, Italy and Argentina.  There is growing interest and physiologic …

Headaches at back of head feel like blood vessels are swelling up.

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This is a patient who contacted Dr Shapira from the I Hate Headaches.org website.   Lisa:  Tell us about your headaches…:    So I had an mri done & found out that my jaw was partially dislocated. I have braced to correct it. My headaches start in the back of my head & it feels like the blood vessels are swelling …

Looking for a Physiologic Dentist in Ilinois for my Severe Pain

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This is a reprinted letter and response from I Hate Headaches.org Rachel: I have been living with severe head and neck pain for years. I am often at my wits end and I heard about physiologic dentistry. I have read about it on I Hate Headaches and want to find a physiologic dentist in Illinois. Dear Rachel, What issues are …

Physiologic Dentistry: Your Road to a Better Life

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The attached article (or a version of it) has been given as a research article at the Research Meeting of the SOT Chiropractic Research meeting, Presented to the American Equilibration Society, published by ICCMO and the AES. It is widely considered one of the best explanations of physiologic dentistry. Today, I think a far simpler explanation is also appropriate. Physiologic …