Well, given your present circumstances, I'd say the jaw misalignment is the guilty party. When I had braces, eons ago, i had mouth pain only, not saying braces might contribute to your headaches.
Try tylenol, ibuprofen or naproxen for your headaches, if you aren't allergic. Might need to wait until your jaws are better aligned. That's my opinion.
Talk to your orthodontist.
Keep your chin up.
Back when I wore braces I needed to wear rubber bands from my next to front teeth stretched back to my back molar on both sides to correct my overbite. Well, this hurt me SOOOO bad that I never wore them. they finally took my braces off and I was left with a large overbite (stupid, I know, but I was a kid) so now I have jaw misalignment and TMJ. I do get frequent headaches from my jaw, up over my head and down into my neck. I find if I take an OTC pain reliever or sometimes an opioid pain reliever, right away and use moist heat (like a Bed Buddy-sold at Walgreens and other drug stores) it helps to alleviate the pain. I also found that getting adjustments to my neck helped. Keeping my neck muscles loose helps the headaches. I tend to tighten up in response to the jaw pain and this sets off a chain reaction. All I can say is that if you still have braces on and they hurt, keep doing the treatment anyway. Talk to your orthodontist about the pain because if you dont correct the bite, you are in for much more trouble later!
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