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Grinding of teeth in the night, broken teeth, infections. Using diazapam, restavit. Suggest good sedative?

For the last year I have a problem with grinding my teeth . Its so loud my son can hear it next door! I wake in agony, like its out of place and it wakes me constantly. It has caused my back teeth to crack and i keeg getting infections. Three courses of antbiotics. I tried a mouthguard but kept taking it out in my sleep. Tried 2 diazapam before bed, nothing, complete sleep, restavit.. Can you please recommend a good sedative? Thankyou for your time.
Asked On : Thu, 26 Jul 2012
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Grinding of the teeth at night is a common problem but as you have mentioned that it is so severe that even your son can hear it , it is problematic. Grinding of teeth is basically related to stress and tension. The first solution is not just taking a diazepam, first you should make some modifications in your lifestyle. Take less tension as you will spoil your health and then be alert of your grinding because if you are doing it at night you must be doing at day time at the time of stress, anger or tension. Notice it and try to avoid it.
Also get the treatment of tooth infection done. Then use nightguard and some muscle relaxant. If still not relieved then consult your physician for another medication

But I think you will get relieved by these things

Answered: Thu, 17 Oct 2013
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