Do your migraines hold you back from fully experiencing life? There are many others who are going through the same pain. Dahlof et al. conducted a study of 138 migraine sufferers in order to examine their overall well-being compared to a control group. It was found that the following areas were affected (even when not […]
Trigeminal neuralgia pain is unlike that of any other condition. Describing your discomfort to others may be difficult. While this condition is rare, know that you are not alone. It is estimated that there are currently 15,000 cases per year. Trigeminal neuralgia affects women two times more frequently than men. Common characteristics of trigeminal neuralgia include
Trigeminal neuralgia episodes are often described as incapacitating. These attacks are fast – typically lasting no longer than 2 minutes, but they can occur in clusters. Often, these episodes are in response to a trigger. These triggers include: Brushing your teeth Washing your face Smiling Chewing Sleeping on the side you have attacks Putting on […]
Migraines Are Not Just Bad Headaches Headaches are common but definitely not normal. Perhaps they do not happen often. However, pain is so bad that you cannot do anything when they do occur. These headaches greatly decreases your quality of life. They could be more serious than you think. Your headache could actually be a […]
Trigeminal neuralgia patients often describe their symptoms as “invisible pain”. It has repeatedly been described as one of the most painful medical conditions. Trigeminal neuralgia episodes are debilitating. The most common trigeminal neuralgia treatment is pain medication to lessen the severity of symptoms.
Has trigeminal neuralgia created a storm in your life? Many people who suffer from trigeminal neuralgia feel as though they have a “silent” disease. It can be difficult for friends and loved ones to truly understand the severity of their symptoms. Simple daily triggers can set off an excruciating attack. If you suffer from trigeminal neuralgia, be careful during the following activities.
In 1897, the Palmer School and Cure (later the Palmer School of Chiropractic) was founded. While chiropractic may not be a cure-all, it was never designed just to be a pain relieving technique. In fact, the Palmer Chiropractic College site shows that the first chiropractic patients needed help with heart and hearing problems. Chiropractic had […]