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Hello Doctor. I have a habit of grinding my teeth most of the time I have developed this habit in past 2 years, now my question is will this can cost me headache as I have started having headache now a days.

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Please visit your dentist first so as to understand that you are having any irritation leading to grinding of teeth. Yes it can lead to headache - indirectly.
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Yes teeth grinding can cause headache. It will also abrade your teeth. Get a night guard made by a dentist to prevent this. Also do some meditation to reduce your habit.
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It is possible.
This habit is called bruxism. Habit of grinding teeth or clenching their jaw under stress. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Take a deworming medicine. Also you may need a habit breaking appliance called soft splints to preserve your teeth from wearing off. Adv. Muscle relaxant to relieve jaw muscle pain and anti-depressants. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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