Category: Trigeminal Neuralgia

My Brain Surgery Didn’t Work. Now What?

Now What? 3 months since brain surgery… ~ Hole cut in my skull ~ 5 arteries moved ~ Teflon inserted ~ Titanium plate inserted ~ 17 days later trigeminal nerve pain returned ~ 42 days later all nerve pain returned

Trigeminal Neuralgia and Chronic Pain

A quick blog today. My video of my TN story posted today on the US Pain Foundation’s site. Click here to view the video. Please know that there are many organizations putting research dollars into your chronic pain disease and offering helpful ideas on… Continue Reading “Trigeminal Neuralgia and Chronic Pain”

Tasers, Metaphors and Chronic Pain

The Taser like pains raged through my head again. My medications seemed to be less effective as time passed with this permanent and incurable disease of Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN). I told others that it felt like a Taser was shot into my head. People… Continue Reading “Tasers, Metaphors and Chronic Pain”