Valium is for short-term use 2 to 4 monthsand any longer agitation can set in and bruxism. My dentist has done a lot of work on my teeth because of all the cracks and chips from my grinding days.
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Those two types of mouth guards have saved my teeth. I have talked to patients who leave his office in tears after every visit! Triamcinolone eg, Kenalog is an example of a corticosteroid used to treat TMJ disorders.
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I am lucky if I do not have severe pain in my left eye, and we have learned that they might not be migraines, they are from the muscle spasms from the tmj. Find a Specialist for Your Pain I'd like a specialist who: I asked Stanford if they have FM expert Dr's I probably will pursue these conservative measures until I get the new nightguard Understanding Pain Learn how our bodies send and interpret pain messages. They make my muscles feel sick.
Finally I saw a maxillofacial specialist who suggested TMJ disorder causing muscle spasms and eventually, after about months it just faded away. I used to have a dull ache in my jaw that would eventually become a really bad one sided headache. I want to give it a try. Rockland County, NY Posts: I have self diagnosed temporalis tendonitis, basically an inflammation of the insertion of one of the muscles that supplies a large part of the face.
If you do need them, your doctor will inject the corticosteroid into the joint, which will help provide temporary relief. Thanks for your advise- it's really helpful.
I am having reflexology tomorrow to see if that can help so will post back and let you know. The time now is Community Advice Share your story and get advice from others who know what you are going through. Lisa98 September 24, In my case, the Valium works like a charm, I just take as needed when I feel my muscles tightening on me which will inevitably lead to a TMJ-migraine.
But I only take it at night, and it does knock me out!!! Start new thread in this topic Flip this thread Refresh the display Add a message This is page 1 of 1 This thread has 14 messages. Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences.