Related topic: Multiple sclerosis, Bruxism
Review: could Multiple sclerosis cause Bruxism?
Summary: Bruxism could be caused by Multiple sclerosis, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Insomnia, and take Avonex.
We study 203,280 people who have Multiple sclerosis from FDA and social media. Among them, 55 have Bruxism. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 268,510 patients) are typically treated by Tysabri, Copaxone, Avonex, Rebif, Baclofen, Betaseron.
Bruxism (habitual grinding of the teeth, typically during sleep) (latest reports from 19,151 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, stress and anxiety, osteopenia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 203,277 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 55 (0.03%) have Bruxism. They amount to 0.29% of all the 19,132 people who have Bruxism on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Bruxism * :
Age of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Bruxism * :
Severity of the symptom * :
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Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Insomnia (8 people, 14.55%)
- Depression (7 people, 12.73%)
- Convulsion (6 people, 10.91%)
- Anxiety (5 people, 9.09%)
- Contraception (5 people, 9.09%)
- Abnormal behaviour (3 people, 5.45%)
- Hallucination (3 people, 5.45%)
- Crying (3 people, 5.45%)
- Epilepsy (2 people, 3.64%)
- Pseudobulbar palsy (1 people, 1.82%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Avonex (21 people, 38.18%)
- Tysabri (13 people, 23.64%)
- Betaseron (11 people, 20.00%)
- Zocor (8 people, 14.55%)
- Synthroid (7 people, 12.73%)
- Rebif (6 people, 10.91%)
- Lamictal (6 people, 10.91%)
- Klonopin (6 people, 10.91%)
- Neurontin (6 people, 10.91%)
- Amitril (5 people, 9.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I'm grinding my teeth at night while sleeping. This is happening on a regular basis and is causing tooth sensitivity and headaches. I feel like I never get a refreshing night's sleep. I tire very easily and am always battling with depression. The bruxism really concerns me and i would like it to stop. I've tried using mouth guards but either cannot fall asleep with one in or I spit them out during my sleep. This condition is very frustrating!
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