Waking Up Unrested? Sleep Apnea vs. TMJ
Do you wake up in the morning feeling tired? Does this tired feeling persist throughout the day? Does your jaw ache? Head hurt? You could be suffering from sleep apnea or temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ).
According to the latest statistics, more than 18 million people in the United States suffer from sleep apnea, and 35 million have been diagnosed with TMJ.
Let’s look at the symptoms of sleep apnea vs. TMJ, the similarities, differences, and risks.
Sleep Apnea Overview
You go to bed early enough but wake up feeling tired. For most of us, this tired feeling diminishes after coffee or by late morning. But for people with sleep ...