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Striking Back : The Trigeminal Neuralgia and Face Pain Handbook

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Published by TNA in 2004 and authored by George Weigel and Kenneth F. Casey, M.D., this handbook is written in layman's terms, describes all aspects of trigeminal neuralgia (TN) and facial pain, and provides vital information and resources for patients, family, friends and healthcare professionals. A must-have guide for every facial pain patient!
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Published October 1st 2004 by Trigeminal Neuralgia Association (first published January 1st 2000)
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Scott Holstad
Jul 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I don't think I could have made it without this book. It's truly the Bible of TN. I don't know of any other resource where you can get so much comprehensive information about TN. I've taken it with me to doctor's appointments and referred family members to it when they just didn't understand what I was going through. It's informative, well written, comprehensive (as I noted) and includes information not only on standard medical treatments, but alternative treatments as well. I strongly recommend ...more
Kristen
Feb 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing
The Trigeminal Neuralgia "Bible" - excellent resource. I'm planning on bringing it with me to all my Dr appointments!
Holly
Nov 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I knew just about everything in here, having had TN since 2006 and being in several support groups. This is a Must Read for anyone with TN, the families of TN patients, and medical professionals. We need more accurate diagnosis and sooner in the treatment cycle! Better yet, we need a CURE!
Sara
Nov 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing
A great book! Provided a ton of information about all aspects of TN. Would recommend to suffers of TN and their family and friends!!
Cindy
Nov 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
To this day, despite how old this book is, it is still the best book on Trigeminal Neuralgia. The only thing possibly out of date is the latest medications have not been added. However, Lyrica is not always the best choice. And they are now finding that Lyrica causes depression is people who have no prior history. This is the use of Lyrica for various conditions, not just this one. How do I know? Personal experience (I had to be taken off it) which later was confirmed by a study that subsequentl ...more
Rebecca Louise krakow
Very informative
Meredith
Dec 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Informative... the Bible of TN
Anita
Mar 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is a reference book written in a very easy to read style mainly directed to people who suffer from trigeminal neuralgia. I find it invaluable.
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