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Parkinson’s disease is a progressive nervous system condition that affects around 10 million Americans each year. Parkinson’s causes changes in the muscles and nerves, which can make muscles rigid and cause tremors and problems with movement. The disease has no cure, and to make matters even more complicated, a new…

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Brazilian researchers may have a new way to reduce joint inflammation, which they hope could be beneficial to those living with temporomandibular joint disorder. The researchers have enhanced the efficacy and duration of a drug commonly used to reduce inflammation caused by joint degeneration. Using lipid nanoparticles containing a high…

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Working out is good for your waistline, but what about for your jaw? According to new research presented at the American Academy of Orofacial Pain scientific meeting in May 2019 in San Diego, working out can help reduce pain associated with temporomandibular joint disorder and other painful conditions related to…

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The side effects of temporomandibular disorder (TMD) often include pain and stiffness in the jaw, headaches, and loud creaking and popping when you open and close your jaw, eat or talk. But one of the symptoms of TMD – and a scary one at that – is locked jaw. While…

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Have you noticed pain in your jaw? Stiffness? Popping and clicking when you’re eating, talking or yawning? Unexplained ear pain? Regular headaches? If you’re experiencing these symptoms and you’re not sure what exactly is going on, you need to schedule an appointment with a dentist to find out. You may…