Feeling stressed can affect the mouth since people tend to hold tension in the jaw and the neck. Recurring and continued anxiety may cause teeth grinding when people sleep. 10 to 20 percent of adults often deal with teeth grinding at one point in their lives.
Some of the signs to look out for are waking up with a dull headache, tension in the jaw, and worn out teeth. Teeth grinding also referred to as bruxism can also be caused by certain medications.
Work towards reducing stress to prevent tooth grinding as well as cutting back on the consumption of caffeine and alcohol.
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