How Your Food Choices Influence Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic condition causing severe facial pain due to nerve stimulation. Patients who suffer from this condition constantly pursue trigeminal neuralgia pain relief that can last long and is not just a band-aid solution. Some healthcare providers may opt for medication or injections to help manage symptoms of trigeminal neuralgia; there are [...]

2022-09-25T06:09:12+00:00September 25th, 2022|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on How Your Food Choices Influence Trigeminal Neuralgia

Options for Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain Relief: A Closer Look

Trigeminal neuralgia, also known as tic douloureux, is a type of facial pain that can stem from many things. In most cases, it develops because of a pinched trigeminal nerve – the nerve tissue that innervates your face and controls sensation in specific areas like your mouth and eyes. In this blog post, we'll discuss [...]

2022-08-29T11:48:48+00:00August 28th, 2022|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on Options for Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain Relief: A Closer Look

A Close Look at 4 Possible Causes of Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a chronic pain condition that causes extreme, sporadic, sudden burning, or shock-like facial pain. The term "trigeminal" refers to the trigeminal nerve, which supplies sensation to the face and mucous membranes of the mouth and nose.  TN most commonly involves the second division of this nerve, known as the maxillary division. [...]

2022-06-20T03:21:47+00:00June 19th, 2022|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on A Close Look at 4 Possible Causes of Trigeminal Neuralgia

Is There a Link Between Trigeminal Neuralgia and Multiple Sclerosis?

The short answer is YES. According to recent research, more than 3% of multiple sclerosis patients are affected by trigeminal neuralgia. Multiple sclerosis (MS) and trigeminal neuralgia (TN) are both neurological diseases that can create a lot of pain in patients. Multiple sclerosis also triggers an onset of trigeminal neuralgia in some patients. Both MS [...]

2022-06-12T04:52:13+00:00June 12th, 2022|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on Is There a Link Between Trigeminal Neuralgia and Multiple Sclerosis?

Trapped Nerves and Why They Cause Pain

The pain caused by trapped nerves can be quite challenging to ignore. It can also cause extreme discomfort that might affect how you spend your entire day. As a result, it’s not surprising why thousands of people have many questions about a trapped nerve. Some of these queries include "can a chiropractor fix a pinched [...]

2022-02-22T05:56:15+00:00February 20th, 2022|Pinched Nerve|Comments Off on Trapped Nerves and Why They Cause Pain

Differentiating Trigeminal Neuralgia from 6 Similar Disorders

Do you experience pain down the side of your face that makes you wonder if you have dental problems, nervous system issues, infection, or a neuropathic condition? You’re not alone! Thousands struggle to determine if they should go to a dentist or seek chiropractic care to relieve a symptom of trigeminal neuralgia. We believe the [...]

2022-02-09T06:10:09+00:00January 23rd, 2022|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on Differentiating Trigeminal Neuralgia from 6 Similar Disorders

Why Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain Worsens at Bedtime

Trigeminal neuralgia might not be a medical term you frequently hear from doctors, but it’s definitely a condition you should know about. This neurological condition affects thousands of people worldwide. It’s a debilitating and frustrating condition that causes searing facial pain when you move your face, mouth, or jaw. Sometimes, it also triggers severe depression [...]

2021-10-10T12:48:12+00:00October 10th, 2021|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on Why Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain Worsens at Bedtime

A Guide to Tic Douloureux (Trigeminal Neuralgia) Symptoms

Tic douloureux isn’t a term you hear every day. However, if you get diagnosed with it, you will likely experience severe disruptions to your daily routine. Also known as trigeminal neuralgia, this condition may lead to mental health problems due to its severe symptoms. We thought of outlining the key indications of tic douloureux and [...]

2021-08-15T05:44:23+00:00August 15th, 2021|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on A Guide to Tic Douloureux (Trigeminal Neuralgia) Symptoms

Occipital or Trigeminal Neuralgia: Knowing Their Differences

The head and neck feature plenty of nerve roots. Unfortunately, when these nerves get pinched or compressed, they can cause searing pain that can spread from the affected spot to nearby areas of the body. Doctors and upper cervical chiropractic practitioners refer to this condition as neuralgia.  The pinching or compression can occur on different [...]

2022-05-31T07:11:51+00:00July 18th, 2021|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on Occipital or Trigeminal Neuralgia: Knowing Their Differences

How Does an Inflamed Trigeminal Nerve Feel?

Did you know that roughly 150,000 people in the US feel pain when they smile because of trigeminal neuralgia? It’s a widespread chronic pain disorder that can severely impact your physical, mental, and psychological well-being. Most of these patients seek upper cervical care or take medications like pain relievers and anticonvulsants to cope.  Have you [...]

2021-09-25T17:45:26+00:00June 20th, 2021|Trigeminal Neuralgia|Comments Off on How Does an Inflamed Trigeminal Nerve Feel?
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