TMJ vs. Ménière’s Disease: What’s Causing Vertigo and Ear Symptoms?

Many people in Fort Atkinson experience troubling ear-related symptoms. Vertigo, ringing in the ears (tinnitus), ear fullness, and ear pain can be disruptive, even disabling. Part of what makes these symptoms troubling is that it’s hard to get a good explanation, especially one that leads to relief of [...]

Two Common Causes of Chronic Daily Headaches

If you have headaches nearly every day, it’s likely you have chronic daily headaches. Chronic daily headaches are defined as headaches that occur on fifteen or more days a month, and last for at least three months before they meet the clinical definition. While some people have primary chronic daily headaches--those [...]

Be Alert for TMJ Symptoms Over the Holidays

Thanksgiving is the big kickoff for the festive holiday season for visiting with family and friends. Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and more can lead to big social gatherings. This can be a truly joyous time, but it can also be a painful time, thanks in part to temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ)

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Can Teeth Grinding Cause Headaches and Neck Pain?

Teeth grinding is very bad for your teeth. It can lead to excessive wear, cracking, and even early tooth loss.  But can teeth grinding cause other problems beyond your mouth, like headaches and neck pain? Yes, although often headaches, neck pain, and teeth grinding are all symptoms of another condition. [...]

When Should I Be Concerned About Headaches?

Nothing can impact your quality of life quite like a debilitating headache and migraine. It can prevent you from focusing on work or engaging in social events. June is National Migraine Awareness month and we want to help more people find relief from headaches and migraine pain. If you experience regular headaches [...]