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Treat TMJ Naturally with Homeopathy

The temporomandibular joint connects the mandible (the lower jaw) to the temporal bone of the skull. There is one temporomandibular joint on each side of the face. Temporomandibular joint disorder refers to all complaints arising in the jaw joint itself, or facial muscles that help move the jaw and also support in chewing, talking and yawning. Homeopathic medicines for TMJ disorders help alleviate the associated symptoms and treat the underlying problem for effective, long-term relief. Causticum, Rhus Tox, and Silicea are the top homeopathic remedies used to treat temporomandibular disorders.

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Homeopathic medicines for TMJ Disorders,

Homeopathic Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ Disorder)

The temporomandibular joint disorder can be effectively treated with homeopathic medicines. These medicines help provide symptomatic relief in cases of temporomandibular joint disorder in a safe, gentle manner. The suitable homeopathic medicine is selected individually for every case of TMJ disorder.

Homeopathic Medicines for Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ disorder)

Causticum – Natural Medicine for TMJ Disorder with Pain and Contraction in the Jaw

Causticum is a well-indicated homeopathic medicine for TMJ disorder when there is a pain in the jaw joint along with tension and a contracted sensation in the jaw. The jaw feels stiff, and it becomes difficult for the person to open the mouth. Eating also becomes a troublesome process due to the pain and stiffness in the jaw. Causticum is also indicated in cases of temporomandibular joint disorder of arthritic or rheumatic origin.

Rhus Tox – Natural Homeopathic Medicine for TMJ Disorder with Intense Stiffness of Joint 

Rhus Tox is a natural homeopathic medicine for temporomandibular joint disorders of rheumatic origin. For using Rhus Tox, the characteristic feature is a pain in the jaw joint attended with intense stiffness. The pain in the jaw may be dull, aching or cramp-like. Crackling sounds arise prominently from jaw movement. A person needing Rhus Tox may get relief from jaw pain by applying warmth over the area or by applying pressure. Rhus Tox also helps in cases of TMJ disorders where there is a history of injury.

Silicea – Effective Homeopathic Medicine for TMJ Disorder of Rheumatic Origin

Silicea is a homeopathic remedy for TMJ disorders of rheumatic origin with jaw joint pain. In most cases requiring Silicea, the pain from jaw tends to radiate to the temple (in the head.) Swelling of the jaw may also be present. Pain in teeth of boring, tearing nature may also be present.

Spigelia – For TMJ Disorder with Jaw Pain Radiating to Ear and Temple

Spigelia is a natural homeopathic remedy prepared from a plant commonly known by the name of Pink-Root. The plant belongs to the natural order Loganiaceae. The key feature to use Spigelia in cases of TMJ disorder is jaw pain that radiates to the ear and temple of the head. In some cases, this pain seems to extend to the nape of the neck. These pains tend to be tearing in nature. Facial pains and toothache may also be present along with the above symptoms.

Mezereum – Natural Treatment for Jaw Pain with Obstructed Jaw Movement

Mezereum is prepared from fresh bark of a plant named Daphne mezereum or Spurge Olive. This plant belongs to natural order Thymelaceae. Mezereum is a useful homeopathic medicine for TMJ disorder with jaw pain that obstructs the movement of the jaw. Jaw movement is highly impeded from pain in the jaw. This pain tends to radiate to the cheeks, and there is a night aggravation of the pain, along with a marked toothache.

Alumina – Natural Homeopathic Remedy for TMJ Disorder with Drawing Pain in the Jaw

Homeopathic medicine Alumina is useful for TMJ disorders where there is a drawing pain in the jaw. The drawing pain extends to the cheeks from the jaw. Tension in the jaw also appears, as of the jaw is shortened. Pain in the jaw worsens form chewing or opening the mouth. Swelling over the jaw may also be present.

Spongia Tosta – Effective Homeopathic Treatment for TMJ Disorder with Cramping Pain in Jaw

Spongia Tosta is a prominent homeopathic medicine for temporomandibular joint disorder where there is a cramping pain in the jaw. The pain from the jaw radiates to the cheeks. The cheeks may swell up, and eating tends to worsen the pain. An evening aggravation of the pain is also noted, along with a dislocated sensation in the jaw. The jaw also feels very tender to touch.

Hepar Sulph – Effective Homeopathic Treatment for TMJ Disorder with Jaw Pain that Worsens upon Opening the Mouth

Hepar Sulph is a natural medicine for TMJ disorders where there is jaw pain that worsens upon opening the mouth. In most cases, the pain is shooting type in nature. The face may be swollen along with the pain, and there may be a toothache.

Causes of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ Disorder)

The main causes of temporomandibular joint disorder include arthritis (rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis) and injury to the jaw. In some cases, stress and genetic predisposition can make a person prone to develop temporomandibular joint disorder. Grinding or clenching of teeth is another risk factor of temporomandibular joint disorder. In some cases, there may be no specific cause of TMJ disorder.

Symptoms of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ Disorder)

The primary symptom of temporomandibular joint disorder is a pain in the jaw that may be one-sided or be on both sides. The pain gets worse while chewing and opening the mouth widely. Stiffness in the jaw muscles and tenderness at the temporomandibular joint may also be noted. A clicking sound in the jaw may also appear while chewing or opening the mouth. Other symptoms that may appear as a part of this disorder include an earache and pain in the temple. In some cases, lockjaw (spasm of the jaw muscles, causing the mouth to be closed tightly)in the joint may occur.

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  1. Hello mam my mother is suffering from TMJ.she has a problem in open a mouth ,eating and pain is going to head ,ear and neck.plz suggest med for remedy. Regards

  2. Sir/madam good evening. My wife is suffering from TMJ disorder. her mouth is not opening fully. There is swelling at both side of Jaw. Some time it also dislocate from its position. Sir please suggest me right homeopathy medicine for treatment of Jaw. Provide me your contact number.

  3. Boss mere kan ke pass me dard hota ha or sat me kan me dard sar ki naso me dard hota ha

  4. Hello dr this is vatsala i have problem in my jaw my bones crack when i eat something and it also cause pain now due to this problem i am facing alot of problem so i want to know can this problem be treated with homeopathy medicine or not

  5. Sam Parker says:

    Dr Sharma
    I am 80 year old. I have been having almost continuous pain on the left side of the mouth. Feels like it is in the tooth or the gum area. I have seen dentist , orthodontist and gum specialist. They did not find any problem with teeth or gum. I was referred to a specialist for oral facial pain specialist. He has given me 5 nerve block injections but with no effect. He said it could be Trigeminal Nuralgia. It is not sharp or jabbing pai but is continuous pain
    Can you help me. It has made my life quite miserable , otherwise I am quite healthy .
    Thanks for your guidance and help

  6. Svetlana says:

    why do you need to write if you don’t answer anyone!!!!!

  7. Lemdashisha says:

    My hearing decrease because of TMJ..I have difficulty in opening my mouth and chewing food too. Please advice me sir.

  8. Sir,/ Madem, I am getting left ear pain while eating food and yawning widely for the last one week. I do not understand whether it a teeth problem or ear problem or it’s a symptom of TMJ. Kindly clarify and request your goodself to suggest homeopathy medicines.

  9. Khurram Khan Khalidi says:

    While using five phose please advise 3x,6x,12x potency is potent in this order or reverse.As the saying goes less is more in Homepathy

  10. Maz Mehmet says:

    Hello my son had autism his 17 none verble but he has tmj with muscle spasms ear pain toothpain keeps pointing to tooth and his temple for pain cant eat because of this pls help which remady and strength and how often and long we give it thankyou

  11. heather mcglinchey says:

    i have tmj with chronic pain in my jaw temple left ear also a vice kike tightening and spasms

    • Dipak kumar Dutta says:

      I am (72) suffering from TMJ since four months. I am taking Rhus tox, feel better for a few days. But pain comes again. Now what to do.

  12. V V Chandra Kaladhar says:

    As I am suffering from earache, I contacted ENT specialist but the doctor told that Ear is perfectly ok and diagnosed as TMJ pain’ and prescribed (1) Anitar (2) PGI (3) Ullas P and (4) BNC.
    I am unable to chew the food. I request you to provide me homoeopathic medicines.

  13. Hello Sir, I’m 48 years old man. I’m having right ear itching/pain since 3 years. There is no fluid discharge. ENT surgeon diagnosed this as TMJ pain. I can’t sleep regularly facing my right ear to the pillow. Please suggest me the best possible way to over come this problem.

  14. Husband been up all night he has severe throbbing pain and swelling in his right jaw



  16. Lutfullah Goheer says:

    My daughter 14 years of age is having jaw popping and pain. It’s difficult to chew and eat . I think it aggravates with anxiety and tension. Please prescribe some homeopathic medicine which can be available in Pakistan.

    • Sinead O'Neill says:

      Hi my daughter has lockjaw and I’ve given her Hepar Sulph 30c so we are waiting with a warm compress hot water bottle in place ….. she can open her jaw but it’s painful and can hold it for 5 secs but then it closes again

  17. Shannon Lopez says:

    Hello, I am looking for a proper treatment for my tmj. It has been going on for two years now and it is definitely stress related as I was diagnosed with ibs and leaky guy. My jaw feels very stiff and cracks when I open it. Heat helps somewhat, but it is very tight.

  18. Chandeshwar says:

    Sir my age is 65 years l m facing pain in left jaw while eating and talking

  19. Sir My age is31.i am from meerut up.
    from2005 I started eating tobacco and khani.since last 1year I quitted completely.
    My mouth is contracted so much because of its adverse effects that only one finger goes in my mouth.and there is slight pain which medicine i can recover.plz suggest

  20. Did u get any relief…. I also hv same symptoms

    • Saswat Das says:

      Sir, I.m 42 years old, having pain in ear, jaw , and under eye . Although the pain is not severe and comes at regular interval but it’s disturbing me in my daily life. I have visited ENT doctor and Dentist and done some filling in my teeth, had a OPG X-ray but the irritation pain is still there. As a result, there is a sense of anxiety creeping in my mind that further disturbing my life. Sir, please help me how I overcome my pain.

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