TMJ and Anxiety | El Paso, TX Doctor Of Chiropractic
Dr. Alex Jimenez, El Paso's Chiropractor
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Temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ, is a disorder that most commonly affects the joint found in between the back of the jaw and the skull. TMJ can be a difficult condition and, in some cases, the disorder could lead to the development of anxiety.

Anxiety is usually a condition that occurs gradually over time as a result of life experiences or genetics but temporomandibular joint disorder may influence the development of this condition. It might appear strange to associate a joint disorder in the jaw with anxiety but TMJ causes a great variety of symptoms that cause the development of anxiety. In other cases, TMJ often doesn’t cause anxiety, instead it makes anxiety worse.

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Temporomandibular joint disorder can frequently cause symptoms of pain and discomfort along with a variety of other complications that are often causes for the development of anxiety. TMJ has been linked to lead to anxiety but also, it may worsen an individual’s previous anxiety. For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at (915) 850-0900.