Trigeminal Neuralgia

This is the condition of chronic pain which affects the trigeminal nerve that carries sensation from your face to brain, this is charectrized by intense facial pain that last for few minutes to several hours.

There are many triggering factors which stimulate the pain,this includes eating,shaving even while brushing your teeth.

Symptoms

  • Mild pain
  • Pain will be localised at a time mainly one side of the face
  • Pain may be at a point or in spreading nature
  • Electric shock like episodes of severe shooting pain
  • Episodes can last from days to weeks

Causes

When the trigeminal nerve get irritated by the contact of a normal blood vessel(artery,vein) it puts pressure on the nerve causing malfunctioning which inturn results in severe pain

Trigeminal neuralgia and ayurveda

According to ayurveda this can be correlated with the condition of anant vata a disorder mentioned in salakyatantra. regarding treatment the condition can be cotrolled effectively by specific ayurvedic panchakarma procedures and special head and eye treatments,  along with specially prepared ayurvedic medicines, for getting maximum results the patient need to be admitted in hospital and should undergo strict ayurvedic regims for a minimum time period after consulting with the doctor

If you experience facial pain,mainly prolonged,recurring pain please don’t forget to see the doctor