For years, patients have come to my office with acute and longstanding TMJ problems and report that they have suffered with migraine headaches as well. These problems have in fact been labeled with the term “comorbid,” representing two or more medical conditions existing simultaneously regardless of their causal relationship. As a result of these patients’ jaw symptoms, … [Read more...] about Migraine Headaches & TMJ: The Connection
Could TMJ be the Cause of a Migraine Headache? The answer is: No! People who suffer from chronic debilitating headaches are often misdiagnosed because doctors sometimes mistake tension headaches (which can be cause by TMJ disorders), for migraine headaches. The reason is that it's not unusual for people who have TMJ to experience headaches that are as intensely painful as … [Read more...] about Causes of Migraine Headaches: TMJ?