Excessive stress or tension, morning headaches, and hearing click whenever your mouth is wide open are usual symptoms of the condition that is called temporomandibular disorder. The most common first symptoms of TMD include neck pain or headaches. However, in most cases it takes a very long time before the patient receives the accurate diagnosis.
Problems with the TMP can be expressed like:
- Click when you open your mouth
- Pain in the jaw
- Tension in the neck muscles
- Pain when chewing or yawning
- Upper back pain
In case you notice any of these symptoms, you should see your doctor immediately. You need to know that for establishing the right diagnosis it usually takes longer, so act fast!