Trigeminal Neuralgia Sign and Symptoms: Depending on which part of the nerve is affected Trigeminal neuralgia (TN, or TGN), also known (V1, V2 or V3) the symptoms will have the as prosopalgia, the suicide disease, or Fothergills respective distribution. disease is a neuropathic disorder characterized by episodes of intense pain in the face, originating The face pain is from the trigeminal nerve. The clinical association usually one sided. between TN and hemi facial spasm is the so The pain is called tic douloureux. It has been described as among usually limited to the most painful conditions known to mankind. one division of the trigeminal nerve (V1, V2 or V3).About Trigeminal nerve: Pain is severe, excruciating, shooting, The trigeminal nerve is a stabbing or lightening in nature, often paired cranial nerve that has driving the patient to three major branches: suicidal thoughts. the ophthalmic nerve (V1), The pain is often the maxillary nerve (V2), and described by the the mandibular nerve (V3). patient as if a part of the One, two, or all three face is being drilled with a machine branches of the nerve may be affected. or as if an electric wire is touching inside of the face or as if the face or eye is V1 provides sensation to the forehead, getting nailed. upper eyelids and eyes. The pain may last few seconds to minutes V2 provides sensation to the lower eyelids, or even longer. cheeks, nostrils, upper lip and gums. Patient is usually pain-free in between the V3 provides sensation to the lower lip and attacks of TN. gums and lower jaw. It also controls some Pain can be triggered by eating, drinking, muscles of chewing. touching the face, talking, shaving, brushing, blowing, kissing, applying make-Pathology: up, etc. When a patients Trigeminal nerve was studied under electron microscope during an acute phase Causes: of TN, it was revealed that the abnormality existed The exact cause of Trigeminal Neuralgia is not at the level of the inner nerve fibers (called axons) clearly understood but there are certain factors which carry nerve sensation, as well as the outer that can trigger the onset of Trigeminal lining covering the nerve fibers (called myelin Neuralgia: sheath). Due to the damage to such delicate parts, Genetic due an inborn pattern of blood vessel the nerve fibre behaves like a live electrical wire formation with open ends, leading to pain similar to A blood vessel pressing on the trigeminal electric shock, triggered by touch or jerk. nerve Nerve impairment following a trauma Tongue piercing
Post viral infections like herpes Homeopathic Approach to Trigeminal Post bacterial infections like leptospirosis, Neuralgia: syphilis, etc. Disorders like multiple sclerosis that damage Homeopathy is the primary choice of therapy for the myelin sheath (nerve covering which serves trigeminal neuralgia. as an insulator) Homeopathic treatment has Stroke impacting lower part of the brain. proved effective and has Compression of the nerve by a tumor or cyst shown an overwhelming Enduring stress response in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. Habitual intoxication from alcohol, lead and Homeopathy views trigeminal neuralgia as a other drugs constitutional disease, and every patient is Brushing teeth, kissing, eating, drinking, evaluated as an individual case and treated at a smiling, crying, talking, putting makeup, deeper level. Homeopathic medicines help shaving, washing the face, slight breeze, dental minimize the frequency and severity of trigeminal work can stimulate the pain neuralgia attacks, eventually leading to a remission. Homeopathic medicines are absolutelyDiagnosis: safe, non-toxic and do not encumber with other If the doctor believes the symptoms indicate TN medicines. the patient’s face will be examined more carefully Homeopathic treatment being focused on the to determine exactly which parts are affected. The concept of "like cures like" and a profound doctor will also attempt to eliminate other emphasis on the principles of holistic medicine condition which sometimes have similar symptoms (treat the whole person), its remedies motivate the such as tooth decay, a tumor, or sinusitis. bodys own healing power and defense system to MRI – magnetic resonance imaging scan – it can correct itself naturally. Due to the individualized help to rule out other problem. It is very difficult approach of homeopathy a remedy which matches to see the blood vessel nect to the nerve root, your constitution will stimulate your vital force to even on high quality MRI. restore balance and health. The appropriate homeopathic treatment for trigeminal neuralgia depends on the individuals constitutional type. AConventional treatment: constitutional type is defined as a persons This commonly includes prescription of drugs physical, emotional, and psychological makeup. like Carbamazepine, gabapentin, phenytoin as well Some of the commonly used homoeopathic as some other anti- epileptic drugs. Surgical medicines are:- Spigelia, Staphysagria, Natrum options for TN include peripheral nerve blocks, muriaticum, Kali carbonicum, Silica, Lycopodium Gasserian ganglion ablative procedures, clavatum, Sulphur, Carcinosinum, Tarantula microvascular decompression, radiosurgery Hispania, Sepia, etc. (Gamma Knife), cryosurgery, etc.
Role of Homeopathy: · Homeopathy relieves the intensity, frequency and duration of attacks · Long duration of TN-free period (over 3-6 months) could be achieved in most patients during the course of the treatment · Homeopathy controls the underlying process of Mrs. Rachana Shah, USA nerve damage I happy with Dr. Darji’s Homoeopathic treatment · Homeopathy treatment is very helpful in resistant and general advice which he gave for my cases of trigeminal neuralgia even. trigeminal neuralgia problem. I was suffering since · It reduces the neuralgic pain most effectively and 4years. Now I am completely cured. Thank you for a long term period. There will be no need for very much Dr. Darji. taking any pain medicines further Nikhilesh Shrivastava, India. · The patient can take homeopathy with their usual Now I am free from pain of TN. I am able to do medicines including pain medicines. But in course my routine. This improvement I get after of time the pain medicines will not be necessary homeopathic treatment only. I took allopathic to take. medicines without relief. Nice experience and · The duration of homeopathy treatment depends journey with PHC. Thanks to Dr. Darji. upon the chronic state of the disease and intensity Yogesh Patel, India of pain. If the TN is more chronic in nature then it Today I feel that why should I not started will take time to give satisfactory result. In that homeopathy before 2years because I suffered case both traditional and homeopathy medicines since 2years. I happy with Dr. Darji’s homeopathic can take together. When the pain gradually comes treatment. I like to way of handling and their under the control with homeopathy treatment the service. Very thanks to Dr. Darji. other medicines dose should be reduced or Mohammad Kureshi, Dubai stopped looking at the situation. I had TN problem after tooth remove. I used · If there is nerve compression then the duration allopathic medicines but it gave me a temporary of homeopathy treatment is longer and the cure relief. I came to contact in Dr. Darji through his rate is also weaker than other. web site. I started his treatment and gradually my pain is subside. Now I like to say that I am free from problem since many months without anySelf Care Measures : relapse. Thanks to Dr. Darji Avoid mental and physical stress. Natavarbhai Patel, London Avoid exposure to a draft of wind. My mother was fed up with pain of TN. It triggered Avoid alcohol, caffeine and sugar. frequently because of atmosphere. We used Avoid eating hard foods. conventional treatment without success. At last we Avoid sudden jerky movements of the neck. planned to move India but one of my friend advice to Identify your pain triggers and avoid them. take one chance and start Dr. Darji’s treatment. We Avoid massaging violently. followed my friend advice and started your treatment. My mother is happy with your treatment. Now she is Maintain excellent oral hygiene to avoid dental free from pain and blessing you. caries.
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