There are said to be more than 50 different causes of facial paralysis, and the most common paralysis is known as Bell's palsy
. The hardest thing for facial palsy sufferers is having to face people every day knowing someone will stare or ask what's wrong with your face - the emotional side can cause depression and anxiety.
Most problems involving the facial nerve involve paralysis, commonly Bell's palsy
A young boy battling a form of braincancerhas lost the ability to smile after suffering from Bell's palsy
Electric fan on the face: Why it's a big no-no, says doctor Willie Ong !-- -- Jan Milo Severo (Philstar.com) - June 17, 2019 - 5:06pm MANILA, Philippines Physician and TV personality Willie Ong advised his followers not to put electric fans on their faces as it may lead to Bell's Palsy
and sore throat.
After living with a misdiagnosis of Bell's palsy
for three years, Broderick was determined to find out what was really going on.
Mr Horton was later diagnosed with Bell's palsy
and, after having specialist therapy in Southampton, discovered he was only able to move 25-30% of the right side of his face.
For a professional singer who needs full control of her mouth, lips and cheeks to enunciate the words of a song and move these three to hit the notes correctly, to have Bell's Palsy
is nothing short of devastating.
Plaintiff William Holzman was treated during that time for what he and his physicians thought was Bell's palsy
. Doctors later diagnosed his symptoms as cancer of the salivary gland, for which he sought LTD benefits while receiving treatment.
Summary: The Bell's palsy
treatment market is expected to witness exponential growth over the forecast period owing the rising prevalence of Bell's palsy
I read with interest the case report by Khair and Ibrahim on idiopathic non-traumatic Bell's palsy
(BP) in a two-week-old neonate published in the January 2018 issue of the Oman Medical Journal.
After a series of questions, the Doctor concluded that I had been hit by Bell's palsy
! This was the first time I had heard of this disease.