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How SPG Blocks Treat Anxiety

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SPG Blocks—also known as Sphenopalatine Ganglion blocks—have many uses when it comes to treating patients for a variety of disorders. While the procedure is most commonly used for pain management, it is also becoming a popular treatment for those suffering from anxiety and PTSD. What is a Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block? Before discussing the SPG Blocks and how they work, it’s …

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SPG Blocks for Chronic Head Pain and TMJ

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Dealing with headaches can easily be one of the worst experiences you may have to go through. For some people, the frequency of headaches is enough to disrupt their lives on a daily basis. People who consistently suffer from chronic head pain are concerned with how to get rid of these migraine headaches. Thankfully, there is a revolutionary discovery, which …

Cluster Headache Relief With Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block

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Reprinted from Dr Shapira’s IHateHeadaches.org site. http://chicago-headaches.blogspot.com/2012/06/ A recent article reported on the treatment of cluster headaches with Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks. While neuromuscular diagnostic orthotics may relieve or eliminate cluster headaches they may still require treatment on occasion. I frequently teach my patients how to self administer the blocks intranasally with cotton tip applicators. The PubMed abstract is at the …

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 …

Lifetime Migraine Worse After Breaking Jaw

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PATIENT QUESTION: I’m 29 years old. I’ve been a severe migraine sufferer since I was about five. Two years ago I broke and dislocated my right jaw. My pain is horrific now. At least 3 to 4 days out of the week I’m sick with them now, when it only used to be maybe 2 a week. It’s really messed …

Ovulation, Menstrual and Period Headaches:

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SELF-ADMINISTERED SPG BLOCKS can not only relieve severe migraines and chronic daily headache but are exceptionally effective in preventing headaches associated with menstruation and ovulation. Decreasing Burdens of Migraine, and Menstrual headaches : Medical Costs, Economic Losses and Suffering Can Be Reduced With SPG Blocks. Migraine affects 39 million men, women and children in the US and over 1 billion …

Low Brain pH may lead to Panic Attacks, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disease

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SPG Blocks are often extremely successful for treating Panic Attacks as well as Headaches, Orofacial Pain,Trigeminal Neuralgia and Migraines. Neuromuscular Dentistry has been shown to increase blood flow to the brain. Can Brain pH be addressed with Hyperbaric Oxygen to treat Panic Attacks, Bipolar and Schizophrenic disease? I work with Dr Steven Best at the Neuroscience center in who utilizes …

Facial Pain Relief: Sphenopalatine Ganglion (SPG) Block, ULF-TENS and a Diagnostic Neuromuscular Orthotic

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Chronic Facial Pain and Trigeminal Neuralgia are serious problems that rarely respond well to medication.  Facial Pain and Trigeminal Neuralgia respond especially well to Neuromuscular Dentistry because the Myomonitor, the ULF-TENS invented by Dr Barney Jankelson not only treats the Trigeminal and Facial Nerves but also acts as a stimulator to the sphenopalatine ganlion. The Sphenopalatine Ganglion is the largest Parasympasthetic …