KNOWvember: Trigeminal Neuralgia | Living with Fibromyalgia

KNOWvember: Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) Type 1 (FACT #1)

Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) Type 1is characterized by sporadic, shock-like pain that can last for seconds to several hours. TN Type 2 is known for continuous crushing, burning pain. There are about 4 in every 100,000 individuals living with either form of TN.

Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) Type 1 is characterized by sporadic, shock-like pain that can last for seconds to several hours.

To learn more about this condition, visit: http://fpa-support.org/

Michaela O’Connor a U.S Pain Foundation Pain Ambassador lives with this debilitating illness.

To read about U.S. Pain’s Michaela O’Connor, who lives with TN, please visit: http://www.invisibleproject.org/…/2013-pa…/michaela-oconnor/

#KNOWvember #TrigeminalNeuralgia #FacePain

Source: U.S Pain Foundation

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