Basic Understanding of Temporomandibular Joint Injury

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Basic Understanding of Temporomandibular Joint Injury and muscle disorder, also known as “TMJ”, is a muscle disorder characterized by dysfunctioning of the joints and muscles responsible for controlling the jaw movements. However, the disease is non-fatal but results in severe pain causing discomfort in performing the daily activities like chewing, eating, facial expressions, and at times even breathing. Moreover, the other common temporomandibular joint dysfunction symptoms are:

  • Pain and tenderness in the jaw joint area
  • Stiffness of the jaw
  • Difficulty in opening and closing the mouth
  • Tired and lethargic facial expression
  • Swelling on affected joint
  • Difficulty in eating and chewing
  • Soreness in the jaw area
  • Headache, toothache and shoulder pain

Causes of Temporomandibular Joint

There are various muscles, tissues and cartilages connected for smooth movement of the jaw. The known causes that lead to the impaired functioning of these joints are:

  • Damaged cartilage
  • Any kind of joint injury
  • Chronic poor posture
  • The habit of nighttime grinding
  • Overworking or pressuring the jaw area
  • Misalignment of the joint disk
  • Osteoarthritis that leads to depletion of cartilage in the old age
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Muscular alignment issues since birth
  • Nutritional deficiencies mainly for calcium and magnesium
  • Issues with spinal alignment

Ayurvedic View of TMJ

According to Ayurveda, TMJ is called “hanustambh” that is caused by an imbalance of three doshas; vata, pitta, and Kapha. However, the major cause is the vitiation of the vita dosha that leads to obstruction on the channels connecting to the face muscles causing obstacles in the jaw movement.

Ayurveda also defines the best Ayurvedic Remedies Temporomandibular Joint Disorder Treatment using herbs and medicated oils that are completely safe having no negative impact on the human body system. The herbs also work to release the pain and strengthen the muscle movement of the jaw. Some of the known herbs considered the best Ayurvedic medicine jaw pain are Brahmi, danti, Kapoor, mustak, turmeric, ashwagandha, kava, Haridra, Amalaki, and guggul. In addition, magnesium and calcium-rich diet help in curing the symptoms of TMJ.

Some of the best magnesium-rich foods include:

  • Almonds
  • Brazil nuts
  • Wheat
  • Walnuts
  • Watermelon Seeds
  • Spinach
  • Sesame seeds
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Oatmeal
  • Dark chocolate
  • Cashew nuts

Some of the best calcium-rich foods include:

  • Unboiled milk
  • Unpolished rice
  • Banana
  • Oranges
  • Almond
  • Green peas
  • Cabbage
  • Spinach
  • Coconut

To go with the natural cure, it is also advisable to keep your body hydrated through increased water intake. This is because dehydration leads to muscle cramps mainly in the neck and shoulder joints. Adding to this, body massage with medicated oils prepared from bergamot and tea three are most beneficial for treating the symptoms of TMJ.

Parijatak is the best Temporomandibular Joint Injury cure center India that creates a flawless course of natural treatment with the use of various herbal combinations to ensure that each patient is treated with the optimum medicine or therapy concerning TMJ and several other muscle disorders.

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