Brain Fog, Sudden Dizziness, Vertigo?

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Hi. I'm not here to ask for advice. I just thought this might help. Please have your jaw checked if you have the following symptoms:               Vertigo, brain fog, heavy head feeling, lump in the throat, constant unsteadiness, stuffy ears, tingling fingers...I've had these symptoms for years, and I was diagnosed with TMJ disorder. I didn't have a clue what it was because I didn't have jaw pain. I am being treated by a TMJ dentist. I am far from healed, but I've experienced noticeable relief. And at least now I know where it's coming from. You might not have TMJ disorder, but it might help to rule it out. God bless! Hope this helps.

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    I was under the impression TMJ was painful?  How did they detect it.  
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      TMJ disorder is like an umbrella of symptoms. It's very broad. I didn't have a clue what it was because I didn't have jaw pain. When my jaw started clicking (no pain), that was when I thought of going to a dentist. I had been to different doctors before this (including a cardiologist!). I had a series of x-rays especially in the jaw area. They also created a plaster cast of my teeth. 

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    Appreciate sharing the experience. what was the diagnostic test for TMJ disorder and what is the treatment for it ?
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      I had a series of x-rays especially in the jaw area. They also created a plaster cast of my teeth. I had a CT scan of my ears prior to these, but it didn't detect anything. My ENT doc thought I had a tumor in my ear or something because it seemed like that was where the problem started. It turned out it was my jaw joints. That explains why I had stuffy ears. 

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    Yes, I think it is definitely related. I've been having the same experiences and just found out I am tongue tied and have jaw issues myself. I go in next month to have my frenulum lazered off and working with a Myofunctional Therapist to strengthen my tongue and jaw. I'm excited at the prospect of feeling better!

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