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Jaw pain

Hi I am 30 years old and have been having some jaw pain, up by my TMJ joint.  I do have some anxity and have been known to grit my teeth somtimes.  It is kindof an achy pain. I don't have any pain in my chest, neck, or arms, and I am not short of breath.  I have heard that heart problems have been known to just cause jaw pain. I was wondering where that pain was and what it felt like, and If that was true.  I have been to the doctor and was put on a heart moniter for a week, I have pvc's. Since I have been diagnosed with pvc's and I know what they are I am not worried about them anymore.  But this pain is bothering me.

Thanks in advance
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Are you gritting your teeth while you sleep maybe? My mom does that (TMJ) and has to wear a mouth-guard type device which helps out...
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I know your pain all too well...I have TMJ and three surgeries later I still have some pain.  I grind my teeth bad at night so I do wear a mouthguard.  I suggest liquid diet for about a week to see if that helps and put heat on both sides of your jaws that always seems to help me.  No chewing gum or ice!  I hope this helps.
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