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Treatment of Bell's Palsy

Treatment of Bell’s palsy at Welling Homeopathy involves a specially developed treatment protocol which includes customized homeopathic medicines for complete painless recovery.

Bell’s palsy is a form of facial paralysis resulting from a dysfunction of the cranial nerve VII (the facial nerve) causing an inability to control facial muscles on the affected side . It can occur when the nerve that controls your facial muscles becomes inflamed, swollen, or compressed.

The condition causes one side of your face to droop or become stiff. You may have difficulty smiling or closing your eye on the affected side. In most cases, Bell’s palsy is temporary and symptoms usually go away after a few weeks. Although Bell’s palsy can occur at any age, the condition is more common among people between ages 16 and 60.

Causes of Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s palsy occurs when the seventh cranial nerve becomes swollen or compressed, resulting in facial weakness or paralysis. The exact cause of this damage is unknown

The viruses that have been linked to the development of Bell’s palsy include:

  • Herpes simplex which causes cold sores and genital herpes
  • HIV, which damages the immune system
  • Sarcoidosis, which causes organ inflammation
  • Herpes zoster virus, which causes chickenpox and shingles
  • Epstein-Barr virus, which causes mononucleosis

Symptoms of Bell’s Palsy

The symptoms of Bell’s palsy can develop one to two weeks after cold, ear infection, or eye infection. They usually appear abruptly, and you may notice them when you wake up in the morning or when you try to eat or drink.

Bell’s palsy is marked by a droopy appearance on one side of the face and the inability to open or close your eye on the affected side. In rare cases, Bell’s palsy may affect both sides of your face.

Other signs and symptoms of Bell’s palsy include:

  • Drooling
  • Difficulty eating and drinking
  • An inability to make facial expressions, such as smiling or frowning
  • Facial weakness
  • Muscle twitches in the face
  • Dry eye and mouth
  • Headache
  • Sensitivity to sound

Diagnosis of Bell’s Palsy

Blood tests to check for the presence of a bacterial or viral infection.

MRI

CT SCAN

Homeopathy Treatment of Bell’s Palsy

Bells palsy usually resolve within 4 -8 weeks , usually such cases do not require much of treatment. In stubborn cases which extend beyond 6-8 weeks homeopathy aids in the recovery of the patient safely and surely whereas in such cases modern medicine has no scope where the constant use of steroids can result in developing a lot of side effects without much improvement of the condition.

  • Causticum
  • Cocculus
  • Cadmium
  • Agaricus
  • Dulcamara

Visit one of the Welling Homeopathy Clinic today for an expert pre-treatment analysis and speciality treatment of Bell’s palsy.

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