A Simple Home Remedy for Facial Neuralgia Pain That Works!

by Anne
(Calgary, Alta, Canada)

I worked at job that required a lot of time with a phone perched on my shoulder balancing against my ear and chin.

Many months later I started to get a horrid ache that started to affect the side of my face. I could not sleep and could no longer function at my job properly.

The pain was incessant.

I went to the doctor, who suggested dental problems. No medication would help and the dentist was also at a loss.

Finally, I started to do my own research on Trigeminal Neuralgia and search for a cure myself - a home remedy that would give me relief. After some months of trying heat, cold, various creams from the pharmacy, I was still in pain.

In desperation for relief I had some RUB A535 cream with heat (RUB A535 Maximum Strength Heating Cream). Only the extra strength kind with heat worked, all the other brands did not work anywhere near as well. I have also tried this cream on occasional repeat pain that I've had.

I looked online and saw a chart of the path of the facial nerve, from the temple to the cheek, and saw that it ended at the midpoint of the chin.

So I applied this cream to the skin temple area/hole and followed the path from my hairline to the back of my ear. I also circled to the front of the ear and across to the cheek then to the front of the chin. I applied it as often as possible when I wasn't at work.

After a week it started to dull the pain, then eventually it finally left. If I noticed the nerve pain starting again, with pain in my temple area, I quickly put the cream on and the pain would leave within a couple of days.

I have kept this cream treatment and have been basically free from the continual pain for the last 20 years. If I feel a restart, I apply the cream straight away and it goes.

I almost had a fit recently when I couldn't find the maximum strength cream on the shelves. I tried the regular or plain extra strength but these did not help. I'm guessing it's the camphor in the maximum strength heat cream that makes it work so well.

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Mar 09, 2018
by: Troy (Admin)

Nice one Anne. Glad you found something that works for you. And thanks for taking the time to share your experience with our readers!

All the best to you!

Mar 09, 2018
Going to Try
by: Brett

Thanks for posting this. I've suffered with trigeminal neuralgia for many years now, and although I've managed to find relief through the use of nutritional supplements and diet, I haven't been able to find a topical cream that works effectively for the pain. So I'm definitely going to try this. Hopefully it works for me!

Jul 16, 2018
Try a Chiropractor
by: Jay

I would also suggest if you can, going to a chiropractor. You may have a problem with the alignment of your neck. The trigeminal nerve is significant in chronic migraines.

I had this condition for over 10 years. I've had regular adjustments and the problem is now significantly better, like 90 percent better.

In my research and talking to my practitioner, we talked about this nerve and the problem it causes to a lot of people who have any form of headache or neuralgia pain. It might be worth spending the money... it helped give me my life back!

Best wishes.

Jul 21, 2018
Reply to Jay
by: Troy

Yes, chiropractic is a terrific treatment modality for neuralgia and headache pain. And of course, it's non-invasive and comes with no side effects (only good natural effects).

Thanks for sharing your story and tip with us Jay.

All the best! :)

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