Why do they grind their teeth in a dream?
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In the afternoon, you are an ordinary person who is engaged inhabitual work, and at night you clench your jaws and start to grind your teeth? You could have been surprised to find such behavior with a loved one or you were informed that you yourself do so, and now you are in a panic and do not know why and why, and what to do about it? Now you will get answers to all the questions and find out why they grind their teeth in a dream.
Why teeth grind in a dream - reasons
In fact, scratching your teeth has a realscientific name, doctors call it "bruxism." The reason why grind your teeth in a dream, many people call stress, anger or overexertion. During the day they dig and do not find a way out, for example, if you have an evil boss and say what you think of him, it's impossible, you become tired for a day, worry and by the night your body automatically begins to somehow express the accumulated emotions that by inertia still dominate it.
Another cause of night gnashing can bea simple habit, if you are used to tightly close jaws throughout the day, including in a state of rest and relaxation. Your body remembers this and behaves accordingly.
It would seem that creaking with teeth is not so terriblethe thing does not really interfere with your life, but long bruxism can lead to the fact that you erase the enamel on the teeth, there may be headaches and much more. Because when you squeeze the jaws, the neck muscles tighten, the blood flow to the head gets worse, and there may be "clamps", and the muscles will be strained almost all the time.
How to get rid of scratching with teeth
In that, why grind their teeth in a dream, we sorted it out, and now we'll talk about what to do about it.
If you walk a lot with compressed jaws, it is better to get rid of this habit and relax the jaws.
- You can try to fatigue the jaws of the day, constantly chewing on solid foods: crunches, drying, hard apples of "Gloucester" or "Jonathan" varieties.
- During the day, keep your jaws open if you do not chew. You can even paste notes all over the place with a reminder of this.
- Relax the jaw can help warm compress -attach to the temporomandibular areas (where the lower jaw is attached to the skull) a towel soaked in warm water, and stay at rest with such a compress for a while.
- To protect your teeth from wear, you canuse the cap. Did they see how the boxers insert a protective plate in their mouth that covers their teeth? Here it is you and you need. It is not necessary to take it from a boxer or hockey player, you can go to a sports store and buy there.
If you think that the reason for your nocturnal grinding of teeth in tension and stress, then the following measures will help you:
- Exclude stimulants: coffee and strong black tea, energy and strong alcoholic beverages, cigarettes and glucose (reduce the consumption of sugar). All this gives you energy and takes you out of peace, and to get rid of excess energy, the body grinds teeth in a dream.
- Calm down can help traditional means: warm baths, green tea and chamomile broth, and also light soothing based on herbs (motherwort, valerian, novopassit).
- Stop overexerting. Distribute the work so that the load during the day and the whole week is uniform. If you do not cope, ask for help, do not immediately take all the tasks that you are offered. Assess yourself and your abilities objectively.
- Reduce contact with what annoys you,disturbing or angry. It can be a daily situation, like a trip on public transport, constant contact with a person you are disgusting, and much more. If you can avoid such a situation - do so. If you can go on holiday and stay away from the terrible boss, then write the application.