6) Exercise

In addition to the possibility of giving your brain a different sense of your body through chiropractic work or massage, you can give your brain a different sense of your body through exercise and fitness training. Exercise and fitness training not only tone your muscles and strengthen you so that you have a different physical sense of yourself, but aerobic exercise can also generate endorphins which neurochemically have a direct psychological effect. Thus, in a number of ways, a program of regular exercise can for some people act as a significant pattern interrupt to the subconscious habit of teeth grinding in clenching.

Since getting fit has many definite benefits in addition to the possible benefit of reducing or eliminating bruxism, you might want to add fitness routine to any other things you are trying as possible methods to interrupt a habitual pattern of bruxism.

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