Bell Peppers Stuffed with Rice, Tomato, Beans

1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup finely chopped onion 1 rib celery, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced One 15-ounce can diced tomatoes, with juice One 15-ounce can kidney beans, drained and rinsed (or can substitute other beans) ½ cup dry red wine 2 cups cooked long-grain brown rice ½ cup drained and chopped oil-packed…

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October TMJ & Pain News Round-Up

Hi everyone! Welcome to the first news round-up on our new site! It is definitely starting to be winter here in Atlanta.. this week it was in the 30’s one night! Today, however, it was absolutely beautiful. So let’s get started with today’s news round-up. We’ve got some chronic pain related news, and as always,…

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Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients 3/4 cup water 1 small onion, chopped 1 can (8 ounces) pumpkin puree 1 cup unsalted vegetable broth 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 cup fat-free milk 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 green onion, green top only, chopped Directions In a large saucepan, heat 1/4 cup of the water…

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Thai Watermelon Smoothie

This is one of my favorite smoothie recipes!   Ingredients: 4 cups seedless watermelon 2 cups ice juice of one lime condensed milk to taste     Directions Combine watermelon, ice, and lime juice, blending until smooth. Add condensed milk to taste, while blending. Pour and serve!

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5 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Thousands of TMJ Disorder Patients

With 10+ years behind me, I thought I’d post some thoughts on what it has been like, and most importantly, what I’ve learned, in the hopes that you could skip ahead a few years by applying these tips to your life. I’ve been through pretty much every treatment, medication, and self-care modality that I discuss…

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TMJ Disorder & Health News Weekly Round-Up – 3rd Week of July

Treatment of TMJ ankylosis (joint fusion) with rib graft and fat padding – The surgeons deduced that this was a successful procedure for TMJ ankylosis, however, they only followed patients for 6 months after surgery. We would be interested to know how the patients did after. Also, they didn’t mention the pain of this procedure.…

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TMJ Mitek Anchor Patients – Please Contact Us

Do you have a TMJ mitek anchor, or do you know anyone who does? If so, we need to hear from you. We will also keep you updated on any mitek anchor related news. Please either email us at mitek@tmjhope.org or leave a message on our  Contact Page. Mitek anchors are a type of titanium…

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Jaw Friendly BBQ Recipes!

Slow Cooked Pulled Barbequed Pork Use your favorite barbeque sauce for this basic “pulled pork” shoulder recipe! However, please note you will be using either a boneless or bone-in pork shoulder, so please be sure it will fit inside of your slow cooker or crockpot and can be covered tightly. Ingredients: One 4-7 lb. bone-in…

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Tinnitus and TMJ Disorder: 10 Remedies You Can Try Now

TMJ disorder patients are often diagnosed with tinnitus. If you are hearing ringing noise in your ears when there is no external sound source around you, you may be experiencing tinnitus symptoms. The sounds you hear may be constant or at intervals. When the problem is at its worst you may have trouble concentrating or…

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Fresh Georgia Peach Recipes

Peach French Toast 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter 2 tablespoons water 6 peaches peeled and sliced 12 (3/4 inch thick) slices day-old French bread 6 eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 pinch ground cinnamon, or to taste Directions In a saucepan, stir together the brown sugar, butter and water. Bring to a…

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