Health Tip: Battling Bruxism

By on November 20, 2013

Health Tip: Battling Bruxism

Bruxism, the clenching or grinding of teeth, commonly occurs while you sleep. It can cause headaches, jaw pain and tooth damage.

The National Sleep Foundation suggests how to cope with bruxism:

  • Bruxism may be a sign of stress. To help alleviate stress, develop a soothing bedtime routine.
  • Create a cool, dark and comfortable sleep environment, and don’t let work into the bedroom.
  • Sleep on your side or stomach, not on your back.
  • Get regular exercise, and make sure you get enough sleep.

Source: HealthDay

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