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I feel like I've been in a fight

Posted by on Nov. 9, 2011 at 7:15 PM
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...and I think I lost! :-(

I have been grinding my teeth A LOT lately...I have a mouth-guard to wear to bed, and I use it every night but it can only help to a point. I have really bad TMJ (before I even turned 30, my dentist told me I had the jaw of a 70-yr-old woman). My jaw has been hurting more and more each day for about a week now.
Top it off with the fact that I had a dentist appointment today and had to hold my mouth open for 45 minutes. Ugh - my jaw is KILLING me (and I left the dentist's office 6.5 hours ago!).

I just want to curl up and go to bed!
by on Nov. 9, 2011 at 7:15 PM
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LancesMom
by Ruby Member on Nov. 9, 2011 at 10:23 PM

feel better

yezay
by on Nov. 9, 2011 at 10:25 PM

Have you asked about an anti anxiety.  I know that my grinding gets much worse when I'm anxious.  I do it in my sleep though and can not sleep with the damn mouth guard in!  Do you feel anxious about something?

mama_2_jasper
by on Nov. 9, 2011 at 10:26 PM
You should get a massage! I. A mt. And I have helped man people with tmj issues. I have it myself. A good head, jaw, tmj massage can do wonders!
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