Natural Remedies For Teeth Grinding
Natural Remedies For Teeth Grinding
Are you grinding your teeth, particularly while sleeping? Waking up in the morning with a painful jaw? Are you being kept awake by your partner’s constant gnashing, grinding and clenching of teeth all night? Does your jaw make a popping noise? Are you concerned your child may grind his teeth down to nubs? Stress, anxiety, pressure, anger, and frustration are the generally known causes of teeth grinding, also referred to as Bruxism. Teeth grinding occurs in both adults and children all over the globe.
Mild and infrequent teeth-grinding doesn’t cause much harm, nevertheless, for some individuals who suffer from persistent Bruxism and have spent years grinding their teeth, it can quite possibly lead to deterioration of their dental and jaw health.
In some cases, teeth grinding and clenching can wear down tooth enamel, chip teeth, raise temperature sensibility, and cause harsh facial pain and jaw difficulties, including TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders. It can additionally affect the quality of your sleep.
If stress and anxiety are the roots of your teeth grinding, the obvious answer would be to remove the stressors. However, not everyone has the leisure of going on holiday or taking a mini pause from our obligations.
Frequently, grinding of the teeth transpires while you’re sleeping, so you may not even recognize this is a problem. Are you concerned that you’ve been grinding your teeth at night and want to learn how you can avoid this?
Continue reading this guide on how to limit teeth grinding:
A popular technique used to limit the grinding altogether is massaging your jaw and cheeks.
If you’re particularly stressed, you may be carrying a lot of tension in your jaw muscles, which can be a principal cause of Bruxism. By massaging this tightness out before bed, you’ll notice a reduction in grinding and jaw clenching, and will get a better night’s sleep.
Self Care And Mindfulness
Because tooth grinding is often produced by stress, consider applying mindfulness or doing things to support your mind and body to relax.
This can entail taking a heated bath before bed, yoga, or meditation. Anything that you consider relaxing or self-care can assist in combatting this problem.
How EFT can help with Bruxism?
If you’re contemplating a mouth guard or a bite plate for bruxism therapy, consider this; a mouth guard is more of a “band-aid” solution rather than an antidote for teeth grinding. One very efficient bruxism treatment is EFT or referred to also as Emotional Freedom Techniques. EFT involves tapping gently on various places on the face and body while concentrating on the troubling matter – like Bruxism or teeth clenching. Check out my EFT Tapping Video Here for Teeth Grinding
Twenty percent of adults respond to stress at night by tensing their jaws and grinding their teeth. Hence, it makes sense that several of the causes of Bruxism are emotionally based, and EFT or Emotional Freedom Techniques can help you free all of these emotions.
By using EFT on these harmful emotions, you can begin to release things, people, and places that are prompting you to feel stressed.
Almost 70% of all Bruxism is prompted by anxiety. Whatever the cause of your concern, you can tap it away with EFT!
EFT also works well with bitterness and letting go of your frustrations. Physical, mental, verbal, and emotional. Tapping can help to treat all these waves of anger at any level you want.
On another note, an alternative emotion that is the root of Bruxism in many cases is heartache.
This emotion is often deeply hidden, but EFT will help you to let it go; and support you in removing your fear.