TMJ Disorder Mega Study
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TMJ Disorder
TMJ Disorder

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Symptoms
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Factors
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Effects
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User Variables 1
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Measurements 5

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TMJ Disorder
TMJ

Causes of TMJ Disorder

User reported causes of TMJ Disorder based on their intuition.

Cause Agree
Stress 74%
Anxiety 61%
Grinding Teeth 57%
Misaligned Teeth 42%
Hard Food Chewing 32%
Trip to Dentist 30%
Hormones (Estrogen or Birth Control Pill) 25%
Trauma 24%
Distressing News 23%
Improper Dental Work 21%
Dental Braces 20%
Age (Women in Early-Mid 30's) 19%
Hypermobility 19%
Oral Surgery 17%
Jaw Deformities - Mandibular Retrognathia/micrognathia 16%
Dehydration 12%
Musician (Needing to Play Instrument With Mouth) 9%
Tennis/sports 6%
Other Surgery 5%
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome 0%

Treatments

User-reported effectiveness in treating TMJ Disorder

Treatment Major Improvement Moderate Improvement Much Worse No Effect Worse Responses
Ibuprofen 8% 42% 2% 45% 3% 102
Aspirin 0% 53% 0% 42% 5% 19
Tai Chi 13% 25% 0% 63% 0% 8
Acupuncture 28% 39% 0% 33% 0% 18
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 0% 7% 7% 86% 0% 14
Amitriptyline 0% 0% 0% 80% 20% 10
Marijuana 0% 25% 0% 63% 13% 8
Yoga 3% 30% 3% 62% 3% 37
Aleve 5% 44% 2% 49% 0% 41
Chiropractic 20% 33% 7% 33% 7% 30
Corticosteroids 29% 43% 0% 29% 0% 7
Magnesium 0% 25% 0% 75% 0% 4
Massage Therapy 21% 39% 0% 33% 6% 33
Meditation 7% 28% 0% 63% 2% 43
EFT Emotional Freedom Therapy 33% 33% 0% 33% 0% 3
Cranial Osteopath 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3
Surgery 43% 43% 0% 14% 0% 7
Stop Chewing Gum 18% 53% 0% 28% 3% 40
Opioid Medications 17% 83% 0% 0% 0% 6
Heat or Cold Packs on Jaw 15% 45% 2% 38% 0% 47
Botox 20% 60% 0% 20% 0% 5
Muscle Relaxer 20% 33% 0% 47% 0% 15
Hypnotherapy 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1
Jaw Massage 11% 55% 5% 27% 3% 75
Eat Soft Food 9% 45% 2% 44% 0% 55
Wear a Biteguard at Night to Prevent Grinding Teeth 17% 36% 6% 31% 10% 89
Glucosamine/Chondroitin 0% 40% 0% 60% 0% 5
Deep Breathing 7% 37% 0% 52% 4% 46
Corrective Dental Treatment 13% 37% 5% 37% 8% 38
Tongue Between Teeth to Stop Grinding 0% 50% 0% 42% 8% 24
Arthrocentesis 0% 50% 0% 0% 50% 2
Soma 10% 50% 20% 20% 0% 10
Repositioning Splint 10% 50% 20% 20% 0% 10
Vibration on the Neck and Jaw Muscles With Massager 10% 45% 5% 20% 20% 20
Total Joint Replacement 0% 50% 50% 0% 0% 2
Jaw Stretching Exercises 5% 36% 2% 44% 13% 55
Sleep on Back and Relax Jaw 0% 47% 13% 33% 7% 15
Arthroscopy 0% 0% 50% 50% 0% 2

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TMJ Disorder Info

Property Value
Variable Name TMJ Disorder
Aggregation Method MEAN
Analysis Performed At 2020-10-09
Duration of Action 24 hours
Kurtosis 0.93333333333333
Maximum Allowed Value 5 out of 5
Mean 4.6 out of 5
Median 5 out of 5
Minimum Allowed Value 1 out of 5
Number of Aggregate Predictors 89
Number of Aggregate Outcomes 1
Number of Measurements 5
Number of Measurements (including those generated by tagged, joined, or child variables) 5
Public true
Onset Delay 0 seconds
Standard Deviation 0.54772255750517
Unit 1 to 5 Rating
User Variables 1
Variable Category Symptoms
Variable ID 86916
Variance 0.3