Today is the FIFTH Annual International Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day! The first Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day happened in 2013, christened by Toni Saunders of TNnME. On this day, we work to raise the profile of TN in our social media circles. Many people fundraise for facial pain causes by designing and selling graphic tshirts andContinue reading
If you spend much time in the facial pain community online, you’ll probably notice the many references to facial pain within same families. You’re not alone in noticing that phenomenon. Scientists at Yale University have noticed it too, and they believe that there may be a genetic factor at work. Meet Kristopher Kahle, MD, PhDContinue reading An Opportunity to Participate in Important Genetic Research
First published in the Belfast Telegraph Tuesday, April 4, 2017 By Claire McNeilly Actress Cliodhna McCorley couldn’t stand up after brain op but went on to run half-marathon in aid of hospital that saved her life. No stage production will ever match actress Cliodhna McCorley’s real life drama. The Antrim woman has gone from being unableContinue reading Public Figures with Facial Pain: Irish Actress Cliodhna McCorley
Shoja MM, Tubbs RS, Khalili M, Khodadoost K, Loukas M, Cohen-Gadol AA. Esmail Jorjani (1042-1137) and his descriptions of trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, and bell’s palsy. Neurosurgery. 2010 Aug;67(2):431-4. doi: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000372088.18260.B1.
Treatment Options Podcast A BMJ Clinical Evidence systematic overview looks at the evidence for medical and surgical treatment options of Trigeminal Neuralgia, and the uncertainties that exist due to gaps in the evidence. The authors of the overview, Prof. Joanna Zakrzewska from the Facial Pain Unit at the Eastman Dental Hospital, London, and Mark Linskey,Continue reading The Evidence Base for the Various TN Treatment Options