Category Archives: parkinson’s etiology

Parkinson’s TMJ patients trends

Trends in Parkinsons TMJ patients: From the moderate sample of Parkinsons TMJ patients that I have seen, there are emerging trends that I think need to be pointed out.  Four of the last six patients have been orthodontically treated four … Continue reading

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Implication of blink reflex defect and Parkinson’s

Blink reflex has been found to be abnormal in 70% of Parkinson’s patients. This associated pathology  very strongly supports the jaw misalignment hypothesis of Parkinsonism since trigeminal stimulation impacts blink response. Blink reflex (see corneal reflex/ Wikipedia)is the closing of … Continue reading

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Dystonia and other forms of movement dysfunction

Many case histories have shown that jaw malalignment can cause a wide spectrum of movement disorders: trigger finger, blink reflex, torticollis, scoliosis, poor gait, weak limbs, etc.  Some of these case histories have also shown that dystonia is but another … Continue reading

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Trigeminal disturbance hypothesis of Parkinson’s

Dr. Jennings’s Parkinson’s Etiology Hypothesis: Long term disturbances in the trigeminal system are the cause of most forms of Parkinson’s.  In most cases this is going to be due to jaw malalignment, though it could be other disturbances within the … Continue reading

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