Muscle relaxer for TMJ dysfunction: an experiment

I’ve mentioned my trials and tribulations (more trials than tribulations, of course) with TMJ dysfunction. In the past several weeks, I’ve had daily pain and can’t open my mouth too far–bad when you’re an outspoken, semi-ridiculous human like me. On Monday, my neurologist gave me a prescription for Baclofen in the hopes that I could wake with less pain each day. I took one pill two hours ago or so and don’t really feel anything except slight boredom (watching bad TV while you’re typing is the reason for that), an achey back, and the usual jaw pain. No headache to speak of, though–that’s a good sign.

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