Other exercises that are moderately intense include playing wheelchair basketball for about 20 minutes or wheeling yourself for a maximum of 40 minutes a day. “And so I can smile properly. I’m glad you’re doing well. Some patients with Bell’s Palsy may want to take several weeks of recovery time in which they may choose to stay at home and take some time off from their normally rigorous daily routines. All three are nerve disorders associated with voluntary movement and cognitive memory problems. Can’t be certain though that my leg  sensations were related definitely to the steroids, but I took a greatly reduced dose as a result. Peripheral nerve injuries can create a numb, prickling sensation.

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Sometimes it’s necessary for these patients to spend some time in an assisted care facility where there are nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists available to help in the recovery process. Bell’s palsy occurs when the nerve that controls the facial muscles is swollen, inflamed, or compressed, resulting in facial weakness or paralysis. Blood tests may be ordered to look for concurrent problems associated with Bell’s palsy, including diabetes mellitus or a viral infection. This herb is very effective especially for women reproductive organs related to shrinking, swellings in prostate and ovaries. Take a family member or friend along, if possible. It can also affect anyone at any time; however, it does seem to have some favorite targets.

What are the alternatives to the primary approach that you’re suggesting? I used multiple condoms provided in the love hotel (for multiple attempts, lol). Exposure to cold is the most common precipiatating factor of the Bell’s palsy, The inflammation and swelling of the nerve; it has been suggested is due to a viral infection and there is some evidence to suggest that it maybe the cold sore virus (herpes simplex virus) that causes it. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. It can occur at any age but rarely affects those over 60 or under 15. Another 35% will have good recoveries in less than a year. Other diseases can affect the facial nerve, but these diseases usually have other symptoms that don’t occur with Bell’s palsy.

However, in other cases, where no signs of recovery are seen after a week or so, corticosteroids can be used to reduce the inflammatory response to aggravate the chances of early recovery. Although Bell’s palsy is not life-threatening, it can present symptoms similar to truly serious conditions, such as a stroke, ruptured aneurysm, or tumors. And diabetics are five times more likely to suffer this affliction. Several conditions can cause facial paralysis, e.g., brain tumor, stroke, and Lyme disease. Bell’s palsy may likely develop if the person is exposed to wind (rides in a boat when the winds are strong, drives or rides in a car with the widows down, or if he/she sleeps near an open window). The sooner you treat the condition, the more successful your recovery will be. .

Then I thought that maybe my muscles were just tense and that massive amounts of heat would relax them so I took a scalding hot shower but all that got me was first degree burns on my fanny, leaving me with three numb cheeks instead of just one. However, Dr. Damage to the facial nerve that controls muscles on one side of the face causes that side of your face to droop  The nerve damage may also affect your sense of taste and how you make tears and saliva. In most cases of Bell’s palsy, the nerve that controls muscles on one side of the face is damaged by inflammation. However, it can also irritate the facial nerve and cause bells palsy which occurs over night. I have had earaches and headaches before, and yes, each time, I fear the Bell’s will be coming. Actually I have read people with diabetes are 4 times more likely to get it.

The virus however lies dormant most of the time in the human body and surfaces as cold sores. Should I be on some kind of medicine? Some cases are mild and don’t require treatment, with symptoms subsiding within two weeks without treatment. It is seen more often in pregnant women, diabetics, people with ailments of the upper respiratory tract, such as the cold or flu, and in people with compromised immune systems, such as in HIV/AIDS. Management Treatment for Bell’s palsy may include: steroid prednisone, anti-viral medication and surgery. It may be a complication of viral infection. Most patients do not find pharmaceutical treatment to be effective.

By biggest problem now is my tongue which is hurting a lot. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, this nerve disorder affects about 40,000 U.S. Pain and discomfort usually occur on one side of the face or head.