Morning headaches, excessive stress or tension and click whenever your mouth is wide open are usual symptoms of a condition called temporomandibular disorder. The most common first symptoms of TMD include headaches or neck pain. However, in most of the cases it takes a long time before the patient receives the correct diagnosis.
Problems with the TMP can be expressed as:
- Tension in the neck muscles
- Pain when chewing or yawning
- Pain in the jaw
- Click when you open your mouth
- Upper back pain
If you notice any of these symptoms, see your doctor immediately. You should know that for establishing the right diagnosis it usually takes longer, so act now!