Trigeminal neuralgia (Tic Douloureux) and its Homoeopathic treatment
Author(s): Dr. Jaykumar Chandarana and Dr. Vaibhav Shah
Abstract: Trigeminal neuralgia is a disorder characterized by pain associated with paroxysm of facial muscles. It is a disorder of 5th cranial nerve. Trigeminal neuralgia is triggered by exposure to cold air, some simple activity like eating, drinking, brushing the teeth and mouth washing etc. Some time it is associated with facial trauma or dental procedure; blood vessels pressing against trigeminal nerve is a cause. Here we have also described about differential diagnosis, allopathic and homeopathic treatment. Also presented here with is one case of trigeminal neuralgia which is being treated with homeopathic medicine. The patient is much better in his complaints and is showing good improvement.