grinding if left unchecked can initiate the onset of
damage in the head and neck regions of our bodies, in
many forms. In this context, hearing loss caused by
teeth grinding is known to occur.
loss is indicated in people by symptoms such as muffled
hearing, feeling that the ears are plugged, trouble
listening to the television at normal levels or having
difficulty in understanding what people are saying, and
finally mood swings and depression brought on by the
disability and its associated discomfort.
of hearing loss can be a simple case of ear wax built up
or an injury, high pitched noise, infection, ruptured
ear drum or any damage or swelling in the middle and
inner ear. Hearing loss can occur suddenly or gradually
over time. While hearing loss can affect people of all
ages, older people are more prone to acquiring hearing
loss (brought on with age).
hearing loss related to teeth
grinding is an oral condition classified as Bruxism.
While many hundreds of people indulge in the habit of
teeth grinding to some extent, it is often the chronic
cases of teeth grinding that has some severe
repercussions and can end up causing irreversible damage
to teeth as well as other parts of the body.
very least, teeth grinding can cause facial pain and
headaches. More severe damages include loss of teeth,
jaw joint dysfunction or even inflammation in the inner
teeth grinding motions are known to be accompanied by a
temporary hearing loss. This condition can be induced by
the constant grinding noises that persist through the
nights in several cases. The intensity of constant noise
can have a resultant effect of dysfunction in the
hearing abilities. On the other hand, the severity of
the teeth grinding can also lead to extreme stress in
the muscular as well as the bone mass in the region.
When the teeth grinding motions – involving forceful
forward and backward movement of clenched teeth – is
intense, the condition can cause inflammation in the
areas around the ear and result in symptoms resembling
hearing loss, ear aches, or abnormal sounds in the
cases, hearing loss caused by teeth grinding is of a
temporary nature. However, to ensure that the condition
is resolved, it requires the root condition of teeth
grinding to be appropriately treated with holistic