The Trigeminal nerve is the largest of the cranial nerves and it is responsible for sensation in the face as well as chewing, biting, and other motor functions. It separates into three branches which connect to the lower, middle, and upper sections of your face.
So, damage to one or all of these branches results in Trigeminal Neuralgia, or more known as facial pain.
This means that even the smallest stimulation of your face like putting on makeup or brushing your teeth can cause extreme pain. Even though it can begin with short, mild pain, the condition can gradually progress and trigger longer severe attacks.
The usual treatment of trigeminal neuralgia includes prescribed medications, injections, and in some cases even surgery. But, besides your therapy, there’s something else you can do to help reduce the debilitating pain in your face completely naturally.
Here are several natural ways to complement the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia and help reduce the pain: