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I have TMJ. I've learned ways to live with it, but I still get headaches every now and then. Sometimes after I sing or on a plane ride, but this mostly happens after I train for freediving (anything that means holding my breath). I know if I move my tongue on the roof of my mouth like I was making the sound 'N,' it relaxes my jaw.
It is when I am in the water that this doesn't work as well. I was wondering if anyone else who has this problem could give some suggestions...?
 

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Try using the epiglottis as a stop for the air from escaping while diving, if the pressure is not too great to hold in (which usually isn't unless you do dynamics with packing) I find it easier. I don't really know anything about TMJ (teenage mutant ninja).
 

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Excuse my ignorance, but what is TMJ?

By the way, do you happen to have Finnish roots Kati? Just guessing by your name...:)
 
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