What Helps TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction)

TMJ, also known as Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction or TMD, are a series of disorders characterized by pain and reduced movement of the jaw joint and surrounding muscle.


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Natural Remedies That May Help TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction)

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Acupuncture

A key component in Chinese medicine, Acupuncture involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body to create a small immune response to promote circulation and healing. Known traditionally as rebalancing energy flow or “qi”, Acupuncture is commonly used to treat pain, manage stress, and for overall wellness.


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Warm Compress


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Cool Compress


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Magnesium

Magnesium is an essential mineral for the human body absorbed through foods including nuts (almonds, cashews, peanuts), beans (black beans, edamame) and vegetables (spinach, potatoes). It is responsible for over 300 biochemical reactions in the body helping maintain nerve and muscle function, a healthy immune system, blood glucose levels, as well as, aiding in energy and protein production.


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Omega-3 Fish Oil

Omega-3 Fatty Acids are essential fats absorbed through food including fish (mackerel, salmon, seabass), vegetable oils (flax oil, soybean oil), nuts (walnuts) and seeds (flax, chia, hemp). There are three main Omega-3 Fatty Acids: ALA also known as Alpha-Linolenic Acid, EPA also known as Eicosapentaenoic Acid and DHA also known as Docosahexaenoic Acid. ALA is found naturally in plants, while EPA and DHA are found in fish. Omega-3 Fatty Acids maintain heart, vascular, lung, brain, immune and endocrine system health, while reducing inflammation.


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Massage Therapy


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Meditation

Meditation is a set of techniques encouraging a heightened state of awareness and focused attention. Originating in ancient Asia, it migrated worldwide in the 20th century in the form of a religious practice. Due to its calming and relaxing effects, Meditation is used in the treatment of stress, depression, anxiety, blood pressure, pain and other mental health conditions.


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Biofeedback Therapy


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