Did You Know That Financial Stress Could Be Causing Your Jaw Pain?

Stress can take many forms, come from numerous sources, and can wreak havoc on your mind and body. Is financial stress occurring in your life? How might it be affecting you? What can you do to relieve stress and stress-induced jaw pain?

All of that will be explored below, as well as an introduction to the Head Pain Institute. With miraculous results and state-of-the-art treatments, the Head Pain Institute has helped endless patients enjoy pain free living.

Are You Experiencing Financial Stress?

Personal financial stress occurs when you have insufficient income to cover obligations of a financial nature. If you have a company that is experiencing financial stress, it could mean your business isn’t generating enough revenue. The result – stress related jaw pain.

The following are signs that financial distress may be indicated (for businesses and/or personally):

  • Decreased morale and high turnover
  • Outstanding receivables are high
  • Customers are not returning
  • Decreasing sales
  • Overhead costs are increasing
  • Margins are falling
  • High interest payments
  • Extended terms
  • Defaulting on bills
  • Problems with cash flow

In addition to contacting a financial advisor who can assist you with your money issues, it’s important to get a diagnosis and treatment for your stress-related jaw pain. You can’t be expected to perform your best when you’re in pain.

How Financial Stress Affects the Body

If you are having financial worries, the following could occur…


  • You may retreat into your shell
  • You might curtail your social life
  • You may get angry more easily
  • You may withdraw from family and friends

Physical ailments:

  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Jaw pain
  • Headaches

Stress-Related Jaw Pain – The Cause

TMJ (temporomandibular disorders), grinding, clenching, tooth pain, and sinus problems are just some of the causes of jaw pain. Between stress and TMJ however, there is a definite association. In numerous ways, stress manifests and – for people who already have issues with clenching, grinding, and bruxism – they are made worse by stress.

Also leading to jaw pain, the muscles in your jaw can be strained by uncomfortable body positions. So if, all day long, you’re working from your bed or your couch, hovered over your laptop, your jaw could actually suffer from it.

Quick Stress Relief Tips

Though a more extensive solution for stress relief may be necessary, here are a few quick tips to try to relieve a bit of stress:

  • Roll your feet over a golf ball
  • Stretch
  • Count backwards
  • Get a hand/back/neck massage
  • Go for a quick walk
  • Listen to calm music
  • Deep breathing
  • Yoga
  • Aromatherapy

Count On Head Pain Institute To Help With Financial Stress-Related Jaw Pain

The Head Pain Institute has been successful in reducing dysfunction and pain with our multifaceted approach to TMJ/TMD. The lives of numerous patients have been improved as a result. Knowing full well there are numerous causes for jaw pain, we will thoroughly explore the reason behind yours. We will then analyze our findings and determine the best treatment for your jaw pain.

Proven to help our patients with discomfort, we use pain management technologies and treatments that are state-of-the-art. They are based on a personalized medical diagnosis and treatment, come without risks of pain medication addiction, are nonsurgical, and are far less invasive than treatments you may receive from other sources.

If you would like to live a life free of the jaw pain you’re experiencing, please contact the Head Pain Institute today. You can reach our office by calling 480-945-3629 or email us at info@headpaininstitute.com.

If you’d rather, you can use our convenient online form to start a conversation with one of our representatives.