Smoking and Allergy Associated with TMD in Females

New research by University of North Carolina Chapel Hill investigators shows that young women with temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) are four times more likely to be current or former smokers than women of any age who have no clinical signs of TMD.

Moreover, TMD sufferers of all ages were three times more likely to have a history of skin rashes, allergies or hives or sinus troubles than women without TMD. 

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