TN Risk Factors

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), Trigeminal Neuralgia is more common in people older than 50. Although it may occur at any age, it also affects more women than men. Evidence is mounting that Trigeminal Neuralgia  may exist in families, in part due to an inherited configuration of the blood vessels.

Other risk factors associated with Trigeminal Neuralgia include: 

Genetics 

Multiple Sclerosis

Hypertension



Hypertension is associated with Trigeminal Neuralgia because causally, Trigeminal Neuralgia is viewed as pressure on the nerve and subsequently pressure on the blood vessels surrounding the nerve. We can help you reduce your blood pressure with a natural approach that may not require you to take any high blood pressure medications, but  you will need to check with your medical doctor first before discontinuing any type of medications. 


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