When I started TMJ Hope a little over two years ago, I had a mission in mind, but no idea what would come of it. The mission was to help TMJ disorder patients thrive through support, information, and community. Of course, that is still the… Read More »Introducing: Beyond Hope
In the last post, I shared with you my journey up until about a year ago. If you haven’t read it, click here to catch up. Once I realized that I was the only one that was going to make any changes in my own… Read More »The Road to Feeling 85% Better – Part 2 – One Change Causes a Huge Shift
Making the decision to have TMJ total joint replacements implanted at age 24 was not easy. Advice came from all directions and all viewpoints; I should do it because it would increase my quality of life…I should not do it because it was a gamble… Read More »My Road to Feeling 85% Better After a Diagnosis of Chronic Intractable Pain – Part One
Lavender has a huge array of health benefits. It helps to get rid of migraines, dizziness and digestive disorders. It promotes natural sleep and eases insomnia, and it can be used as an antiseptic and disinfectant to heal wounds. One of the other major ingredients… Read More »Lavender Lemonade
Overall Health The following foods are so good for you that they should be an essential part of your diet to help you stay healthy. Flax seed. This is a great supplement for a woman’s diet. Flax seeds are high in omega-3 EFAs and lignans,… Read More »75 Healthiest Foods for Women
TMJ headaches can be classified as tension-type headaches and can be caused by a number of factors. One of the main factors that can cause headaches is constant muscle contraction which creates tension and reduces blood flow to the jaw area. This sends a signal… Read More »Did You Know……..
Because jaw movement can play such a huge role in your TMJD, dietary changes can have a beneficial impact. Here are some tips that we have learned through trial and error: Avoid caffeinated drinks since they are a stimulant, and will make you more likely… Read More »General Nutrition Tips for TMJ Disorder Patients