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Is Laughing Too Hard Dangerous?

Is Laughing Too Hard Dangerous?

Can laughing be dangerous to your health? For one Chinese woman, laughing became pretty serious when she laughed so hard her jaw became stuck open. The woman, who was traveling on a high-speed train to Guangzhou in South China, reported that she was laughing...
OMD Overload?

OMD Overload?

Have you heard of orofacial myofunctional disorders? It sounds like a mouthful, but they’re more commonly knowns as OMDs. These conditions affect the muscles of the mouth (myo + oro) and can negatively affect the muscle movement patterns of the mouth and face....
Self-Treatment May Not Last

Self-Treatment May Not Last

Are you noticing a nagging pain in your jaw? Does your jaw feel stiff or does it pop, click or snap when you chew? Have you experienced an increase in headaches or are struggling with ear pain and unexplained ringing in the ears? If you’re experiencing these...