Posted on Apr 24, 2008 | Comments 0
Neuralgia is a sharp severe pain that usually takes place along a nerve or group of nerves.
The pain of neuralgia usually reoccurs in irregular periods. Most of the times this stabbing pain is brief or concise, but it can be serious sometimes.
In which particular areas of skin, this pain is more prominent?
Neuralgia usually occurs because of the irritation caused by the damaged nerve. You can experience different types of nerve pains depending upon the reason for the irritation or damage to the nerve. The pain is felt in that particular areas of skin that is supplied by damaged and irritated nerve. Basically there are two most common types of neuralgia, which you can experience.
In this case, the affected nerves of your body become more sensitive to touch, temperature and also to pressure sensation, especially in the facial areas from jaw to fore head. This particular nerve disorder is responsible for short episodes of unbearable pain.
You can experience the stabbing pain for normally less than 2 minutes and takes place only on one side of your face. This is most uncommon type of neuralgia and only 5 individuals out of 100,00 can experience this particular type of nerve disorder.
This particular case of neuralgia can happen after experiencing shingles. Shingles is a condition which is caused by varicella zoster virus. This virus mainly infects the nerves in particular areas of your body and also causes rashes in the form of bands across your chest and also at the back. This can be a painful condition for you and if the pain continues after the disappearance of rashes on your body, then it is referred as postherpetic neuralgia.
Maintaining a proper balance of your body system is very essential!
You can experience the neuralgia pain if you have poor nerve nutrition or it can be followed by an injury or over exposure of your skin to cold drafts. Neuralgia can be an indication of an imbalance in your body system. If you have an imbalance in your body system, then you are more susceptible to several diseases and infections which can inhabit in weaker areas of your body.
You can prevent neuralgia by proper checking of imbalances in your body system. There are many simple natural methods to restore the balance of body system. Try to consult a good health care provider and get better suggestions for maintaining proper balance of your body system.
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