TMJ Support Group

Temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ syndrome, is an acute or chronic inflammation of the temporomandibular joint, which connects the lower jaw to the skull. The disorder and resultant dysfunction can result in significant pain and impairment.

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Tired jaw?

When I eat my "mouth?" jaw gets so tired I have to give it a break! You wouldn't know that to look at me!! Anyone doing that?

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forerica
forerica

Yeah- mine too. Mine has been hurting around the clock for about a month now. I'm trying to chew as little as possible. Give it a rest.... good luck.
deleted_user
deleted_user

yep, thats from clenching in your sleep. Muscles are all in spasm and fatigued. I hate that, i dont even bother with anything close to chewy. well, no steak or abba zabbas at least.
deleted_user
deleted_user

i grind my teeth at night and when i wake up my face is sore. stay away from really chewy things, but i sometimes have to take a break when chewing too.