Dextroamphetamine sulfate treatment eradicates long-term chronic severe headaches from temporomandibular joint syndrome--a case that emphasizes the role of the gynecologist in treating headaches in women.

  • Jerome H. Check
  • Published 2016 in Clinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology


PURPOSE To test sympathomimetic amine therapy on another type of chronic headache syndrome--headaches from temporal mandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome. MATERIALS AND METHODS A woman with 20 years of severe daily pain from TMJ refractory to all therapies was treated with dextroamphetamine sulfate. RESULTS The woman showed immediate 100% relief from… (More)