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Are Your Headaches Increasing? Prevent Headaches And Migraines With Neuromuscular Dentistry

Migraine treatment and treatment of daily headaches offers patients new hope for a better quality of life. Neuromuscular Dentistry can be the key to headache elimination.

 
PRLog - Dec. 20, 2009 - Migraines and chronic daily headaches gradually erode all aspects of your life.  Personal realtionships fall to the wayside or are strained to the breaking point as life is ruled by th incessant and increasing pain.  Patients " hate headaches" an that is where the name of the I HATE HEADACHES.org (http://www.ihateheadaches.org) website originated.  

Living with headaches can be so difficult that patients fall into deep depressions and can even become suicidal. Their support systems falter because they do not have a visible illness or injury.  They live with severe guilt over the damage they feel the cause to family and friends and wonder if everyone wouldn't be better off without them.  Patients are frequently ignored by their physicians or are treated like addicts seeking a fix.  Multiple ER visits are sometimes the only coping mechanism available.

Neuromuscular Dentistry can frequently give patients a new lease on life. Living with  chronic pain is difficult, not just for the headache patients but for their families as well.  Drug regimens to prevent and reduce headache frequency are at best only partially effective and the side effects can be too severe for long term therapy.  A recent study showed that Topomax and Botox  helped significantly less that half of patients a 50% reduction in pain.  Even with treatment these patients are still suffering and dealing with a poor quality of life.

Neuromuscular dental techniques allows either drug free treatment, reduction in medication use and/or the combination of drug treatment and TMD therapy .  An excellent article on TMD disorders and headache "SUFFER NO MORE:  DEALING WITH THE GREAT IMPOSTER"  can be found at http://www.sleepandhealth.com/story/suffer-no-more-dealin... in Sleep and Health Journal.  The same Journal also has an excellent article on Neuromuscular Dental  (http://www.sleepandhealth.com/neuromuscular-dentistry)  treatment philosophy.  Migraine treatment and tension-type headache treatment frequently allows patients to live pain free without migraine medication

Neuromuscular Dental therapy usually will begin with a removable orthotic, orthopedic appliance  or splint.  Many patients with chronic headaches have been told the do not have a TMJ disorder.  While their joints are normal or appear normal the still have major problems with their jaw muscles and trigeminal nervous system.

Other symptoms associated with TMJ dysfunction include;
Sinus Pain
TM Joint Pain and clicking
Jaw Locking
ear stuffiness,ear pain, tinnitus
facial pain,
neck and back pain and stiffness
Chronic pain syndroms
facial pain
bruxism and clenching
sore teeth
dizziness
feelings of pressure in the ears and/or sinus regions
sleep apnea
and many other chronic disorders
Dr Shapira who treats TMJ disorders and associated migraines, daily headaches, and other chronic pain disorders at his dental practice (www.delanydentalcare.com) in Gurnee has been utilizing Neuromuscular Dentistry for over 30 years,  His general practice places a major emphasis on migrain and headache treatment as well as the treatment of sleep apnea with comfortable oral appliances that effectively replace CPAP with an intraoral appliance.  He also created the website http://www.ihatecpap.com to help patients diagnosed with sleep apnea find treatments that are both effective and tolerated on a long term basis,

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I HATE HEADACHES is bring help daily to patients who are tired of living with unnecessary pain and want a safe and effective treatment with minimal risk of side effects. information on sleep apnea, sleep apnea treatment and cpap alternatives are available at www.ihatecpap.com This is the premiere site for the promotion of Dental Sleep Medicine and Sleep Apnea Dentists.

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Source:Ira L Shapira DDS, DABDSM, DAAPM, FICCMO
Phone:847-623-5530
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City/Town:Gurnee - Illinois - United States
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