Because your jaw is one of the joints you use most often, dealing with jaw pain can be difficult: It can affect your ability to talk, eat, and even concentrate. Often, jaw pain is related to problems with your teeth resulting from an oral health issue or from a habit … Read More
Your jaw is an amazing thing. It can move up and down, side to side, and front to back. It helps you chew, talk, sing, and yawn. If you’re one of the millions who suffer from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, however, your jaw can also be a source of pain … Read More
Ever awakened with a splitting headache or an ache in your jaw? Has your bedmate accused you of making squeaking or crunching noises while you sleep? You could be one of millions who suffer from sleep bruxism (a.k.a. nighttime teeth grinding), one of the most common Read More
When you consider the question of how to help migraines, "exercise" might not be the first thought that comes to mind. But my own experience—and data resulting from studies—show a correlation.
Two years ago, if you asked me what I did for exercise, the only honest answer would be "almost … Read More
Migraines are tricky; once they begin, it can be near impossible to get them to stop or go away. Many people have learned tricks, however, that help them to control their migraines. Using essential oils, placing an ice pack on the head or back of the neck, and massaging the … Read More
Peppermint benefits include the treatment of digestive disorders and other conditions including headaches, according to the results of two reviews, one published in American Family Physician and the other in the British Medical Journal.
As more human studies demonstrating the effectiveness of encapsulated peppermint oil have been published over the past … Read More
With over 45 million Americans experiencing recurrent headaches, researchers are continually searching for safer and better treatment options, including integrative headache remedies and therapies for natural migraine relief. Medical experts recommend that headache sufferers … Read More
When a painful headache threatens to disrupt our day, our first instinct often is to take some Tylenol or Advil for relief. But if you suffer from chronic headaches, or if you’re prone to negative reactions to the main ingredients in some of these OTC pain relievers, you might want … Read More
Why on earth would you give up the “staff of life”? To prevent and treat brain-related diseases—everything from chronic headaches to depression to Alzheimer’s, asserts Dr. Perlmutter in his controversial book, Grain Brain.
Dr. Perlmutter proposes that our high-gluten/high-carb diets can cause just about any brain disorder but are especially destructive … Read More
Have you tried everything to get rid of your headaches? While pharmaceuticals, lifestyle changes, and supplements may help for some, migraines often don’t respond to treatment and can become persistent and debilitating. Most drugs used … Read More