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Risks Ahead - avoiding triggers associated with Trigeminal Neuralgia

Risks Ahead – Avoiding triggers associated with Trigeminal Neuralgia

The painful attacks of trigeminal neuralgia can sometimes be brought on, or made worse, by certain triggers, so it may help to avoid these triggers if possible. For example, if your pain is triggered by wind, it may help to wear a scarf wrapped around your face in windy weather. A transparent dome-shaped umbrella can […]

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Strategies for Coping with Pain

Coping with Pain

Pain is a constant when you are a sufferer of Trigeminal Neuralgia. Medications can help control the pain, and treatments don’t always take all of the pain away, all of the time. Sufferers often experience pain free periods, but can suffer extreme pain anxiety while pain free, in anticipation of a reoccurrence. Recently our Sunshine […]

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Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a well-recognized cause of facial pain in the general population.

Awareness

Trigeminal neuralgia affects about 5 in every 100,000 people. It is more common in women than men and usually affects people between 50 and 70 years old. Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a well-recognized cause of facial pain in the general population, although it is a relatively rare condition with a lifetime prevalence of up to […]

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Your donations at work for TNA Australia

Your donations at work for TNA Australia

When TNA Australia decided to create a new website to enable members to manage and pay for their subscriptions, we set up a PayPal Account to act as the gateway for payments. An unexpected result of that decision was the PayPal Just Giving Donation Platform, which partners with GoFundMe, EBAY and Humble and Bundle, were […]

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Light it up teal for Trigeminal Neuralgia 2021 - Kurilpa Bridge Brisbane

2021 Light Up Teal October 7th International Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day

Buildings all around the world Lit up in Teal to raise awareness for sufferers of Trigeminal Neuralgia. Our Melbourne and Gold Coast Support Groups also posed with a fabulous banner created by one of our members Matthew Puls, whose journey with TN has been extremely difficult and painful. In Australia we had bridges and buildings […]

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