But gritting and clenching your teeth can contribute to tight, achy jaws and headaches, says Brooklyn acupuncturist Sandra Lanshin, who sees it all the time.
An intervention? Touch your tongue behind your top teeth in the very moment you feel your face trying to help you succeed. It’s impossible to clench your jaw that way, she says. —Melisse Gelula
For more information, visit www.lanshin.com