You probably know that the Internet is not the best place to do research on your health. But few people can resist the urge to Google symptoms when they’re not sure what’s going on and are trying to decide whether to see a doctor. So how bad is the information you find? K does it better? We posed the question to our medical vice president, internist and cardiologist, Dr. Edo Paz.
“The problem is not so much that online health information is always wrong; Although there is a lot of bad content on the web, there are some reputable health institutions that publish quality information on various conditions. The biggest problem is that what you read may have nothing to do with your situation, causing you to worry about things that aren’t even relevant to your age, gender, or specific symptoms.
Tension headaches are the most common type of headache in adults, also known as stress headaches, with a lifetime prevalence in the general population between 40 % and 70% in different studies. They usually occur in adolescence and affect women more than men.
Tension headache can be classified as episodic or chronic. An episodic tension headache can appear periodically less than 15 days a month, while it is said to be chronic if it appears more than 15 days a month.
How muscle relaxants work for migraine
First, a few words about the migraine mechanism. is complex. The short video titled “What is migraine?” produced by the Migraine Disorders Association is one of the best I have seen. Around the one minute mark, the role of neurotransmitters and the brainstem in migraine is mentioned. This is where many migraine medications, such as muscle relaxants, as well as natural interventions, generally play a role.
It is believed that in migraine, gene combinations negatively affect proper functioning. Because we all have unique genes and mutations, the reason for migraines, as well as what can help prevent and treat attacks, varies widely. Finding the right combination of interventions can be a long process.
Why see a dentist for TTM?
If you have any of these symptoms or are concerned that you may have TMD; it is always worth scheduling a consultation with a specialist dentist. Depending on the severity of the problem, your dentist may also order an MRI to help properly diagnose the underlying problem.
An experienced dentist, such as those at Beacon Cove Dental, will take the time to understand your symptoms, as well as your medical history, before making an informed decision about the best treatment.