52-years-old female, Mrs. K.G. (Patient Ref. No.-29751) reported at the clinic on 12th September 2016 with the complaint of trigeminal neuralgia (Left-sided). The patient was suffering from this complaint since 4 years. The patient was taking allopathic medicine so in 2015 pain was not experience, but the disease had relapsed since the last 7 months with more severity. She was experiencing left-sided facial pain. Electric current like pain used to start from nose and it would radiate to the left sided teeth and ended on the chin area. Duration of pain was a few hours to one day. The pain was severe since one month. The patient was taking allopathic medicine continuously. Patient’s condition used to get aggravated during eating and brushing. Besides this, the patient had a high blood pressure & swollen knee complaint.
Her appetite was reduced. Patient was not eating enough due to the fear of relapses of pain. She did not have any specific liking & disliking. Her thirst and sweating were normal. Her motion & urine were normal. Her hysterectomy was done in 2009.
In the past, she had suffered from severe deficiency of vitamin D and B12. There is no specific disease history in her family.
She was a strong believer in God. She had the fear of surgical operation. She used to weep on small issues. She had suffered physically & mentally after her marriage. She got married at a very early i.e. at the age of 18 yrs. She had the fear of death. She has 5 children. She had a fixed idea so did not want to change herself.
After going through her detailed case history, she was prescribed the medicine by Dr. Shah on the basis of totality of symptoms.
At her first follow-up on 5th November 2016, she didn’t report any marked improvement. Her condition had not changed, so Dr. Shah made required changes in her medicine.
Patient reported for the next follow-up on 29th December 2016. Patient had experienced improvement in the relief from all the symptoms. Her condition had improved by more than 30%.
On her next follow-up on 25th January 2017, she reported a drastic improvement in her all symptoms. She experienced more than 70% improvement.
On her next follow-up on 20th March 2017, she reported mild, dull aching pain since 10 days, and before it her condition was more than 70% improved. So, Dr. Shah again made a few changes in medicines.
On 20th May 2017, she informed that her pain had reduced drastically and her condition had improved by more than 99%. Her allopathic doses were also reduced. She was very happy with her results.
She is still continuing her treatment from Life Force for total recovery.
This case highlights that 99% relief from Trigeminal Neuralgia can be achieved by homeopathic medicines.
- Written by Dr Priyanka A, Associate doctor to Dr. Rajesh Shah