Tag Archives: temporomandibular disorder

Increased levels of intramuscular cytokines in patients with jaw muscle pain

Prof Julia Newton highlighted in 2015 that a high proportion of people with ME also have TMD Research abstract: BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to investigate cytokine levels in the masseter muscle, their response to experimental tooth-clenching and … Continue reading

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Widespread pain and altered renal function in ME/CFS

Research abstract: Widespread pain is noted in many patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (MECFS), Fibromyalgia (FM) and Temporomandibular disorders (TMD). These conditions usually start as a localized condition and spread to a widespread pain condition with increasing illness duration. The … Continue reading

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TMD in CFS is indicator of greater autonomic dysfunction

Research abstract: Background: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is heterogeneous in nature, yet no clear subclassifications currently exist. There is evidence of dysautonomia in almost 90% of patients and CFS is often co-morbid with conditions associated with autonomic nervous system (ANS) dysfunction,  such as … Continue reading

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