Patient Stories

Diagnosis: Trigeminal Neuralgia

Herb’s Story

As an entrepreneur, Herb traveled all over the world training employees and factory workers how to use his machines to cut mattes for picture framing. But when he was stricken with trigeminal neuralgia in 2003, Herb could barely walk out his front door. Often called the suicide disease because a significant number of patients have

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Richard’s Story

It shouldn’t be painful to smile. But that’s exactly what Richard experienced with trigeminal neuralgia. For years, he lived with sudden bursts of intermittent pain. When he decided to use medications to treat his condition, things worsened significantly. The pain intensified, and Richard was bed-ridden for five weeks. Everything changed when a friend connected Richard

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