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Trigeminal Neuralgia and What You Need To Know

Trigeminal Neuralgia (tic douloureux) is a painful neurological condition that many people often claim is a curse, due to the pain associated with it. It is a rare condition and it is mostly found in people over 50 years of age, even though people in other age groups can be affected by it. Women have [...]

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[24 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
Microvascular Decompression Trigeminal Neuralgia

Microvascular Decompression Surgery or (MVD) is a procedure that is often performed to provide relief of compression that can sometimes occur on the cranial nerve. The surgery is used to treat a wide range of conditions; however it has proven to be extremely successful in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia.
There are many different causes for Trigeminal Neuralgia, however one of the most common occurs when a vein or artery compresses on the nerve root. This compression can cause the nerves to misfire and send wrong messages to the brain. Especially …

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[10 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
10 Popular Books Related to Trigeminal Neuralgia Symptoms and Treatment

If you suffer from the debilitating medical condition, trigeminal neuralgia, you are well aware of the pain that comes along with it. The pain can often be unbearable and this can usually cause tremendous discomfort

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[10 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
Trigeminal Neuralgia and What You Need To Know

Trigeminal Neuralgia (tic douloureux) is a painful neurological condition that many people often claim is a curse, due to the pain associated with it. It is a rare condition and it is mostly found in people over 50 years of age, even though people in other age groups can be affected by it. Women have a higher chance of getting the condition and this is 1.5 more times likely, compared to men. The Trigeminal Neuralgia Association has stated that 5% of patients who suffer from this condition also have a …

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Be Wary of Facial Pain, It Could Be Trigeminal Neuralgia

People who often experience bouts of pain in the nose, lips, jaws, eyes, or forehead should be very wary. All these symptoms could be signs of the very serious medical condition known as Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN).
Trigeminal Neuralgia is a very common condition, were the patient suffers from excruciating pain. This condition has been often called the “suicide disease”, as many people cannot handle the intense pain and would rather end their life and instead of dealing with it.
This condition usually occurs when an arm of vein or artery makes contact …

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[5 Feb 2009 | One Comment | ]
Botox in Treating Trigeminal Neuralgia

There is evidence that is suggesting that getting a shot of Botox may help to ease the pain associated with trigeminal neuralgia.
Trigeminal neuralgia or “tic doulourex.” Is a condition that the person will feel acute, intense and stabbing facial pain.
Botox contains a tiny dose of the botulinum-A toxin, that has been tested with people who have migraines or temporomandibular joint syndrome (TMJ) pain. It however is mainly used in cosmetic surgery circles to treat wrinkles.
Botox Study on Trigeminal Neuralgia
 
A study using 13 people was conducted to see the effects of …