Holistic treatments for TMJ-related Migraines Sherman Oaks, CA.
When a migraine strikes, it can unravel your whole day, bringing light sensitivity, nausea, and intense pain to your head. It may be possible that TMJ is causing your migraines. In Sherman Oaks, expert cosmetic dentist and The TMJ and Sleep Apnea Expert, Dr. Eddie Siman, may uncover the root cause of your migraines and relieve your TMJ migraine-related pain. Learn more with a private consultation with Dr. Eddie Siman today.
More than a headache
Migraine pain builds in intensity and is typically located on one side of your head. Many people who suffer from migraines feel nauseated, are sensitive to smells and noises, experience ringing in their ears, see flashing lights, or have blind spots during their migraine episodes.
A headache is typically associated with environmental/seasonal, stress, and tension triggers. However, headaches often subside when stress and pressure are relieved by improving your posture if you have been hunched over your desk or getting some water or fresh air. On the other hand, migraines last from four to 72 hours if left untreated. Then once it subsides, a migraine can leave you feeling drained of energy for days.
Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) gets a daily workout. It is a joint that connects your jawbone to your skull, and every time you chew, swallow or talk, your TMJ springs into action. A TMJ disorder may develop when something happens to the joints and the surrounding muscles in your jaw.
TMJ disorder may cause the following symptoms that then trigger your migraine:
When these or other symptoms cause the surrounding jaw muscles to become inflamed, the pain your body is experiencing can move to larger muscles, amplifying as shoulder, neck, back pain, and even migraines.
Migraines affect everyone differently.
Genetics and the environment play a major role in how migraines affect you. For example, a significant pain pathway may involve your trigeminal nerve. Other migraine symptoms include hormonal changes in women—especially when using oral contraceptives, stress, drinking wine, coffee, or certain foods—aged cheeses, pepperoni, salami, and pickled foods are also shown to be major migraine triggers.
Traditional methods to obtain headache relief and proper jaw alignment are not adequate for Dr. Siman. Instead, he utilizes more advanced technology to get to the root of your problem and help alleviate your pain. Unlike most medical professionals who treat TMJ—orthodontists, neurologists, and ENTs, Dr. Siman dedicates himself to providing painless, non-surgical holistic therapies for his patients. In Sherman Oaks, Dr. Siman offers the following TMJ solutions:
During your consultation, Dr. Siman conducts a thorough medical history and clinical examination to include finding the source of the following TMJ-related symptoms—migraines, headaches, ringing in the ears, neck and shoulder pains, snoring, sleep apnea, and more.
Our in-house state-of-the-art CT Scan lets Dr. Siman evaluate your body and determine how your bite might be affecting your muscles. Inflammation of large muscle groups around the neck and shoulders could ultimately lead to a diagnosis that reduces migraine pain and muscle aches!
The alignment of your jaw is vital for the proper airflow through your mouth. A misalignment bite dramatically affects how you swallow and whether or not your tongue thrusts forward or backward. Dr. Siman believes it begins with the bite, so he can position the jaws to where your muscles are the most relaxed and tension-free.
You will never receive a generic mouthguard or night guard from Dr. Siman’s office. Instead, he takes meticulous time to customize each and every orthotic device based on the specific needs, function, and optimum comfort of his patient. First, it is crucial you have the availability to function in your daily activities with the dental appliance. Then, once your new jaw position is established and tested, Dr. Siman will continue to monitor your progress for months to ensure that he has given you the best treatment.
Dr. Siman uses physio-therapeutic equipment, such as TENS, to relax tense jaw muscles. The transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator (TENS) delivers pulses of electricity to your body’s neurotransmitters, so the neurons send signals to release endorphins helping your muscles relax.
Discover your reason to smile. Live pain-free.
As a patient suffering from pain and desperate for a solution, you need to know that most doctors who treat TMJ do not have the necessary advanced continuing education or up-to-date training, techniques, and experience to diagnose you properly and successfully treat your TMJ.
With over thirty years dedicated to treating Temporomandibular joint disorder/dysfunction and advancing research in the field, LA’s Dr. Eddie Siman has established himself as much more than your ordinary TMJ doctor, expert cosmetic dentist, or implantologist. Learn more about what is triggering your migraines and how TMJ or sleep apnea may be compromising your health.
It is time to stop your cycle of pain and get you on the path to living a better life. Schedule your private consultation with Dr. Siman at our Sherman Oaks location.
Dr. Siman is a leading expert cosmetic dentist in Southern California and a premier expert in TMJ and sleep apnea solutions. He works with patients to uncover the primary cause of TMJ-related pain and other symptoms that affect your mouth and jaws. It’s time to have a reason to smile—let Dr. Eddie Siman show you how through non-invasive and non-surgical holistic therapies.
Dr. Eddie Siman has over 35 years of experience and is a premier TMJ and Sleep Apnea expert in Los Angeles and Orange County. Many come to Dr. Eddie Siman with severe tinnitus, migraine problems, and sleep apnea with no relief in sight. Little do these patients know that their painful symptoms are tied to the Temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Think outside the box and pay a simple visit to Dr. Siman today so you can finally find the source of all your pain and get rid of it once and for all.
14629 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423