The actual act of clenching and grinding increases cortisol secretion 30 – 50% at night. Excess cortisol has been linked to:
- Type 2 diabetes
- Decreased immunity
- Increased abdominal fat
- Thyroid problems
People clench and grind 2-6 hours nightly. According to Dr. Pine TMJ Specialist Orange County dramatically reduces:
- Cell physiology repair
- Re energization
- Immune system strength
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Dr. Pine treats TMJ dysfunction with OrthoStop, and Emryl Guard to reduce extreme muscle overuse at night. TMJ Orange County treatment consists of the appliances that are meant to reduce your clenching, and grinding ability by 70-80%.