Temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJD, can cause some unusual symptoms that aren't even localized in the jaw, including dizziness and vertigo.
Is it all in the head? Turns out, maybe. Researchers at Duke University say there is a reason why the pain of TMD is more intense than pain in other places in the body: connection to emotional centers.
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition that can affect all the joints in the body, including the jaw. Find out whether it's RA or temporomandibular joint disorder and what to do if it is TMD.
Anxiety and stress can be both the cause and a symptom of temporomandibular joint disorder.