Latest Trigeminal nerve Stories
A new discovery may replace the needle used to give local anesthetic in the dentist's chair for many procedures.
The research, published in the journal Neuroscience, finds that a protein involved in pain signaling is boosted when tissues are inflamed.
There are a various forms of chronic facial pain, ranging from the mildly unpleasant to the excruciating and debilitating.
Two new studies show that the thalamus--the small central brain structure often characterized as a mere pit-stop for sensory information on its way to the cortex--is heavily involved in sensory processing, and is an important conductor of the brain's complex orchestra.
Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University's School of Dentistry have discovered a novel function of the peptide known as Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) in the development of the trigeminal nerve.
By Shirley, Barry Hypnotherapy for Pain Reduction: Two Case Studies Abstract Trigeminal Neuralgia (tic douloureux) has been referred to as the 'suicide disease 'by many of those afflicted.
CHICAGO _ For 20 years, LaVerne Petersen was afraid to laugh, worried that even the glimmer of a smile could send her into a fit of agonizing pain.
DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I wrote to you about six months ago about trigeminal neuralgia but haven't seen a reply. I have it, and take Tegretol, which helps with the pain. Before I was correctly diagnosed, I went through hell. An ear, nose and throat doctor finally made the diagnosis. Thank God for him.
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