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Exactly What Is TMJ Disorder

TMJ, or Temporomandibular Joint and Muscle disorder is a condition that causes dysfunction and severe pain in the muscles that are involved with movement of the jaw, and the jaw joint itself. It is estimated that over 10 million people in the United States are afflicted with this condition, with it being more common with women than it is with men.

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Bruxism, Cause and Effect

Bruxism is a medical term used to describe a condition in which a person grinds and clenches the jaw. There are times where a person grinds his/her teeth without causing any problems or symptoms. Persistent and regular teeth grinding can cause discomfort and jaw pain, and can also wear down the teeth of the victim. There are some instances where it has caused earache and headaches. Nearly 80% of the cases of teeth grinding occur subconsciously when a person is asleep. The condition has been associated with a number of things such as anxiety and stress.

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What Exactly Is A Yeast Infection?

Yeasts live almost everywhere, including the human body. They are usually found in the mouth and digestive tube and vagina. The presence of a small amount of yeast is normal. The immune system in the body can keep the yeast under control in normal circumstances. But when it is unable to control it, it is possible for the yeast to reproduce. This is what causes yeast infections.

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