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Trigeminal Neuralgia

Indications of trigeminal neuralgia include pain on one side of your face.

Acupuncture has been shown to be an effective treatment for symptoms experienced from trigeminal neuralgia.

Trigeminal Neuralgia Definition:

Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic pain condition that affects the nerves carrying sensation from your face to your brain.

Trigeminal Neuralgia Causes:

Causes of trigeminal neuralgia often are when the nerve’s function is obstructed, it may also be a result of aging and has association with nerve disorder such as multiple sclerosis that affect nerve functioning.

Trigeminal Neuralgia Symptoms:

Symptoms of trigeminal neuralgia include: pain on one side of your face, pain in one spot or area on face, twinges of sharp pain, or multiple attacks.

Trigeminal Neuralgia Treatments:

How can acupuncture help?

Acupuncture has been shown to be an effective treatment for symptoms experienced from trigeminal neuralgia.

Studies have shown that symptoms such as nerve pain, numbness or tingling in affected area, and local pain and inflammation can be alleviated with acupuncture and natural medicine.

Read some previous posts by our pain specialist on how we can help:

Acupuncture found to repair injured nerves

Acupuncture for stroke recovery

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Dr. Ellie Heintze, ND, LAc, is a naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist in Bothell, WA at her practice Starting Point Acupuncture. She is a pain specialist, seeing people who suffer from chronic pain, migraines, as well as digestive issues. Offering pain relief injections, acupuncture, and nutrition consults. Most insurances accepted. Dr. Ellie Heintze is also the author of the book, A Starting Point Guide to Going Gluten-Free on Amazon. As the director of the nonprofit, The Pain Relief Project, she also offers sliding scale, low-cost care for those on Medicare or uninsured.