How to Treat Chronic Headaches Without Medicine

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SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA Just about everyone experiences headaches from time to time. The occasional headache usually is nothing serious. Headaches can often be caused by dehydration, stress or lack of sleep. In these instances, you can probably handle your pain with some combination of over-the-counter medications, rest and drinking water. However, what if […]

Why do I get Headaches when Playing Video Games?

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Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Video gaming is a multi-billion-dollar industry. Playing video games is common among social gatherings, and can be played online or solo. You may find pleasure in gaming during your spare time. But do you ever experience headaches while playing video games? If so, you shouldn’t ignore it. Today on the […]

What Causes Jaw Pain in the Morning?

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SANTA CRUZ, SCOTTS VALLEY CA You probably already know that sleeping in an awkward posture might leave you with a stiff back or neck when you wake up. But did you know that it’s also possible to wake up with a painful jaw? If you are suffering from painful sensations in your jaw, neck, head, […]

What’s the Big Deal if I Ignore my TMJ Symptoms

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SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA Although TMJ disease originates in the jaw, it affects more than only the temporomandibular joints. Regrettably, the longer you wait to get TMJ discomfort treated, the more probable you may experience major side effects. Treating TMJ requires detailed knowledge of its origins and the development of a tailored treatment strategy […]

Is there a Natural Solution to Treating Headaches?

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SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA Starting your day with a headache can have you reaching for relief in your medicine cabinet as soon as your feet hit the floor. However, when you experience daily headaches, it can seem impossible to focus and get through the day, especially when over-the-counter remedies fail to work. In most […]

Treating Headaches without Medicine

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SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA Waking up daily with a headache can have you reaching for over-the-counter pain medication as soon as your feet hit the floor. When you suffer from debilitating headaches, it makes getting through the day seem impossible. Most people are unsure what’s causing their pain. It could be dehydration, stress, allergies, […]

4 Scary Facts about TMJ Disorder

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SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA TMJ or temporomandibular joint disorder affects between 10 million to 35 million people in the U.S. Additionally, the American Academy of General Dentistry estimates that more than 65% of people will experience TMJ-related symptoms during their lifetime. With many adults suffering from TMJ disorder, you’d think more research would be […]

How to get Rid of Headaches without Medication

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SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA Occasional headaches may be due to stress, allergies, or dehydration, easily remedied with rest, rehydration, and over-the-counter medications. But, people who live with frequent and debilitating pain often seek additional remedies that reach beyond over-the-counter or prescribed drugs. Our expert dentists that offer temporomandibular joint disorder treatment in Scotts Valley […]

What to do when you can’t get rid of your Chronic Headaches

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SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA Nothing disrupts your day like a bad headache. Unfortunately, many people experience chronic headaches, which impede their ability to go about their routine or just enjoy their daily life. Are you experiencing frequent painful headaches and struggling to find relief? There may be an underlying cause for your problem that […]

TMJ Disorder has changed how I Look. What can I do about it?

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Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz, CA Temporomandibular joint disorder, also known as TMJ disorder or TMD, is a serious medical condition that has various potential health consequences. Medical News Today estimates that 9 percent of Americans suffer from TMJ disorder, and each set of symptoms is unique. For some with TMJ disorder, they experience facial asymmetry. […]