What is TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA
as a result of a change in neurological structure or function due to irritation or damage to the nerves without stimulating pain receptor cells which affects the cranial nerves.
The severe pain or mild burning sensation may occur on the face and inside the mouth.
Types of TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA
1. Trigeminal Neuralgia
2. Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
3. Occipital Neuralgia
4. Post herpetic Neuralgia
Symptoms of TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA
1.Occasional sudden sharp or mild to moderate pain.
2.Onset of severe, shooting, throbbing pain like electric shock.
3.Onset of severe, shooting, throbbing pain like electric shock.
4.Pain focused in one spot or spread in a wider pattern.
5.Attacks becoming more frequent and intense over time.
6.Pain affecting one side of your face at a time.
7.Pain in areas supplied by trigeminal nerve, including the cheek, jaw, teeth, gums, lips,
or less often the eye and forehead.
VYOSHAADI GUGGULU tablet
1-2 tablets, once or twice daily, or as directed by your health practitioner.
Causes of TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA
Though the exact cause of trigeminal neuralgia is idiopathic or unknown, according to some research it is caused due to traumatic damage to the nerves which pass from the skull and discourse through the tissues and muscles of the face. The damage to these nerves results in compression of the nerves which leads to the symptoms.
Signs of TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA
Trigeminal neuralgia or tic douloureux is a most common form of neuralgia that occurs due to the inflammation or compression of trigeminal nerve by an artery or a vein that frequently causes severe facial pain. It mostly affects the elderly people and generally affects right side of the face. The facial pain may occur after every few hours, minutes and seconds.
(Trigeminal nerve is the fifth and largest cranial nerve that is responsible forfacial sensation and transmit the sensation from the brain to mouth, teeth, face and nose.)
Complications due to TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA
1.The pain can be severe and distressing. If untreated, pain may cause depression. Irritation or anxiety.
2.Patient may neglect brushing teeth or eating or drinking due to the fear of triggering the pain. This can lead to weight loss, weakness and poor oral hygiene.
3.In most cases where neuralgia is caused due to pressure from a blood vessel, there are no complications affecting the trigeminal nerve or affecting the brain.
4.In rare cases where trigeminal neuralgia occurs as a result of another condition, then various other symptoms and problems of that condition may develop. For example, as mentioned, a rare cause of neuralgia is multiple sclerosis. In this situation, other symptoms and problems associated with multiple sclerosis are likely to develop.
Other factors which are responsible TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA
1.Biological changes in nerve.
2.When an abnormal blood vessel, aneurysm or tumor constricts the nerve which exits from the brain it causes trigeminal neuralgia.
3.The excessive nervous activity from a damaged nerve causes the painful attacks.
4.Some kind of inflammatory ailments such as multiple sclerosis, sarcoidosis and lyme disease can also be a reason for trigeminal neuralgia.
5.Due to accident or trauma which damages the nerves or compresses the nerves may also lead to this disease.
6.Tongue piercing is also a reason of trigeminal neuralgia.
7.Touching the skin lightly.
9.Blowing the nose.
10.Drinking hot or cold beverages.
11.Encountering a light breeze.
Ayurvedic concept of TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA
Trigeminal neuralgia is correlated to Anantvaat in Ayurveda. This is a typical vata vyadhi means vata among all three doshas is aggravated and cause blockage of channels around face and head
Treatment of TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA
There are quite effective herbal remedies for trigeminal neuralgia from Yamuna Pharmacy which can be taken for few months to have better results. These are pure herbal and are free from any kind of side effect.
PAINOSTAT: 1 capsule three to four times a day with plain water or milk for 30 to 40 days.
VYOSHAADI GUGGULU(Mfd.by Yamuna Pharmacy): 2 to 3 tablets with plain water for 30 to 40 days.
Ashwagandhaa Choorna: 1 teaspoonful three to four times a day for 30 to 40 days with plain water or hot milk.
VIGOPROT:2 teaspoonful twice a day mixed with hot milk for 30 to 40 days to maintain the immunity