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[22 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]
Trigeminal Neuralgia and Pregnancy

For people who suffer from trigeminal neuralgia and are considering or are pregnant, then the doctor will suggest they come of the drugs.
Early in the stages of the pregnancy the doctors will recommend stopping the use of pain medications to help with trigeminal neuralgia. The doctor will determine when or what situation the pain medications are needed.
The reason behind this move is that the drugs can affect the unborn child. There are some medications that are considered to be “safe” to be taken while pregnant,  but this is why it …

Videos »

[20 Jan 2009 | One Comment | ]
Video Overview For Trigeminal Neuralgia Part 2

This video will look at the benefits of surgery to treat trigeminal neuralgia. It will look at the benefits that can be gained from doing the surgery and also the pain relief that is possible from having the procedure done.

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[20 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]
Trigeminal Neuralgia and Acupuncture

Trigeminal neuralgia is a condition that affects the trigeminal nerve. The condition is also known as “tic douloreaux” due to the fact that facial muscle spasms often accompany the pain. This debilitating condition is one that often produces intense, periodic facial pain along one or more of the three branches of the trigeminal nerve. The pain the person who suffers from this condition is very painful and it can last anywhere from seconds to minutes. The pain from trigeminal neuralgia can often be activated by simple activities such as brushing …

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[19 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]
Gamma Knife Surgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia

What is Gamma Knife Surgery?
Gamma Knife surgery is one of the more popular treatments for people who suffer from brain tumors. Over the years it has proved itself as an effective treatment for people who suffer from trigeminal neuralgia. It is a non-invasive procedure that can be applied to patients where brain surgery is not an option.
Gamma Knife is the same as neurosurgery, except that it is non-invasive. As a result of this, there is no need for surgical incisions to be made to expose the brain. This reduces one …

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[19 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]
Gamma Knife Effective At Treating Trigeminal Neuralgia

Research has shown that Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery (GKRS) is an effective treatment for the medical condition trigeminal neuralgia. This is a common condition that is characterized by excruciating facial pain.
Gamma Knife has proven itself to be as safe and effective treatment for people who suffer from trigeminal neuralgia.  It is very popular as patients won’t have to worry about the potential facial paralysis and the long-term recovery experienced with conventional surgery.
Research studies conducted have only way to the outcome of patients who have had gamma knife radio surgery for …