Trigeminal Neuralgia is basically a nervous disorder that can affect any person. The condition is caused mainly due to the trigeminal nerve or the 5th cranial nervebeing pressed against by a blood vessel
Cases have been reported without such specific underlying causes as well. The condition can cause light to severe pain and is treated through a combination of medication and other external stimulations.
Tic douloureax is the other name by which the disorder is otherwise known. Depending on the intensity of the pain, the condition is categorised as Type 1 or Type 2; type 1 Trigeminal Neuralgia being the with severe pain
The cause of Trigeminal Neuralgia, relates to the 5th Cranial nerve, which controls the facial sensation and chewing, being affected. Since this nerve is called the trigeminal nerve the disorder is named Trigeminal Neura
There are many ways of treating Trigeminal Neuralgia; internal medicine is, of course, the immediate remedy Anticonvulsant drugs are the main line of medication prescribed primarily due to their ability to suppress pain