Trigeminal nerve is one of the (twelve) cranial (head) nerves which has three divisions (ophthalmic, maxillary, and mandibular) supplying to the areas of upper eye-lid to the lower chin. Thus there is pain in this supplied area of face, there is headache also, which can be excruciating. The pain is characteristically severe, intense, sharp, episodic, periodical, excruciating, stabbing and short lasting.
Trigeminal nerve is the largest of twelve cranial nerves. All sensations from the face and mouth are covered by the Trigeminal nerve.
Other name for trigeminal neuralgia is tic douloureux.br>
Symptoms of Trigeminal Neuralgia
The following are some of the symptoms of Trigeminal Neuralgia:
It is proved and understood that most cases of TN have demyelination of the sensory nerve fibers of the Trigeminal Nerve, either in the nerve root or (rarely) the brain stem.
Demyelination means an erosion of the nerve sheath, which leads to the exposure of the nerve fibers. These fibers often get compressed or irritated by blood which lead to painful episodes of Trigeminal Neuralgia due to misfiring of the nerve
Homeopathic treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia
The pain management part of it is well taken cared by homeopathy. But it is always essential to know the underlying cause and treat it. Thus Homeopathy offers a treatment for the root cause of the ailment.
Treated cases on Trigeminal Neuralgia