Category Archives: headaches

TMJ and systemic health: the missing link

The question is how can the bite possibly affect so many health conditions.  This is the response I sent today: I think the clearest term to  use for what I am about to share is “cranio-mandibular orthopedics (CMO)”.  The main … Continue reading

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Headache Treatment Confusion

Headache Treatment Confusion: Headache treatment confusion is all around us.  This  became very evident this week with a new patient that has gone to great lengths to find a solution for her constant headaches for the past 9 years.  The … Continue reading

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Substance P and Oxygen- impact on cancer and brain health in San Francisco Bay Area

Substance P and Oxygen: Substance P and oxygen are two of the most fundamental compounds necessary for proper function of the body.  Substance P is present in most tissues in the body, and perhaps the best way to view it … Continue reading

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Brain blood flow is affected by bite

Brain blood flow is affected by bite for sure (see http:tmjcalifornia/elder-care-initiative).  And brain blood flow can impact brain function in a wide range of ways.  When a patient has a  known condition associated with altered brain blood blow, the doctors … Continue reading

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TMJ and Brain Blood Flow

A new case that presented about two months ago illustrates the profound impact that the bite can have on brain blood flow.  This relationship is often referred to as the trigeminal vascular system. Case history:  male in his mid sixties … Continue reading

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Use of Jaw orthopedics in an anti-aging regimen

TMJ manifests as a lot of different conditions, from mild to life threatening.  One area that is often overlooked is the effect of a poor aligned jaw on elder persons.  This can be critical to quality of life.  In some … Continue reading

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