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By Steven Syrop, DDS
September 13, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: Headaches  

A headache can really put a damper on your day—especially when it happens frequently at work or school. If this is a continuing problem headachefor you, you may have to seek help from a professional. There are several ways that Dr. Steven Syrop can treat headaches, including chronic migraines, at his Manhattan, NY office.

Top Causes of Headaches
Headaches are associated with a long list of medical ailments, but they can also happen due to issues in your environment. Here are some of the most common potential causes:

- Stress and anxiety.
- Migraines, which are related to vascular and nerve issues.
- Hangovers after drinking alcohol.
- Lack of sleep or a sleep disorder.
- Low blood sugar or poor diet.
- High blood pressure.
- Congestion due to allergies or sinusitis.

Headache Treatments
Dr. Syrop can help treat your head pain at his Manhattan office. The treatment depends on the cause and type of headache you’re experiencing (primary or secondary). A secondary headache is caused by another health issue. Here are some common remedies:

- NSAID medications.
- Heat therapy to gently ease away pain.
- Physical therapy and massage.
- A diet consultation to find out what may be triggering headaches.
- Treatment of the primary source of the headache (for instance, a sleep apnea device to ensure you get a good night’s rest).

Headache Management
In addition to treatments, there are also ways that you can manage headaches to minimize pain. Consider these tips and discuss headache prevention methods with your doctor:

- Be more aware of stressful situations that may precede headaches. For instance, worrying about a big assignment at work.
- Avoid consuming too much alcohol at night, as this can cause morning headaches.
- Keep a journal of the food you eat each day and highlight times when you have headache pain.

Headache Help
It’s not normal to have to deal with chronic headaches and migraines—let Dr. Syrop help. Call 212-969-9166 to schedule a visit to his office in Manhattan, NY.

By Steven Syrop, DDS
August 21, 2014
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: TMJ   TMD   Jaw Pain  

What You Should Know About Treatment For Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) 

 

A Very Good Article to Read

Dr. Charles Greene is one of my colleagues; he is a leading authority on Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders. He is currently a clinical professor at the University of Illinois and has authored over 130 publications. He is the author of the Guidelines for treatment of TM Disorders accepted and published by the American Dental Association.

This article is a summary written for the general public.By Dr. Charles S. Greene

You have probably heard the terms “TMJ” or “TMD” used in various conversations or even in the media. TMJ is an abbreviation for Temporomandibular Joint, which is the formal name for your jaw joint(s). TMD stands for Temporomandibular Disorders, which is a collective term for the muscle and/or joint symptoms that commonly arise when there is TMJ pain and dysfunction. The dental profession is in the midst of a transition regarding TMD treatment. This has stirred up a controversy within the profession over how best to relieve TMJ pain. On one side you have those subscribing to the newer methods of conservative, less invasive approaches; on the other side you have those who are sticking with more traditional and often irreversible treatments. Therefore, what happens to you if you have a TMD problem could depend on whom you consult for diagnosis and treatment. That's why it's so important for you to become an educated consumer regarding this particular type of healthcare.

What follows is a summary of what we know about TMD based on the scientific evidence; what you should do if you have TMJ pain or symptoms; what types of dentists you should look for to treat you appropriately; and what issues you should discuss with the dentist you choose. - See more at: http://www.deardoctor.com/articles/seeking-relief-from-tmd/index.php#sthash.mWmUJlvE.tI4oImoD.dpuf

By Steven Syrop, DDS
March 11, 2014
Category: Dental Blog
Tags: Dentist   Manhattan   New York  

Welcome to the Blog of New York Office

Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the New York, NY area, we’re excited you are here. With the dental industry advancing, we recognize the importance of keeping our patients and visitors up to date with all of the new and exciting things taking place in our practice.

As we move forward with our blog, we hope to promote dental awareness as a vital part of your healthy lifestyle. Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatments, practical oral health advice and updates from our practice.

We hope you find our blog to be helpful, engaging and informational to ensure your best dental health. 





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