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You might be wondering whether the pain in your jaw is a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder or is it simply a sign that your jaw is tired from being overused. Knowing the reasons behind your jaw pain can help alleviate the pain you might be feeling. For instance, if your jaw is tired, you can ease the pain by massaging your jaw joints, eating softer foods, and avoiding TMJ-stressing activities like yawning, yelling, or singing.

Let’s look at some symptoms that could indicate you have a TMJ disorder.

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Preventing TMJProblems with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) include a range of conditions that affect the muscles of the face and jaw. TMJ can cause debilitating pain and discomfort, interfering with necessary functions of the jaw, such as speaking and chewing. TMJ Symptoms can develop on one or both sides of the jaw.