Definition of neuralgia
Neuralgia is generally every nerve system disorder. It can be defined as very intense stabbing or burning pain caused by damaged or irritated nerve. Pain us usually severe, but fortunately brief and affected nerve pain may be shooting along the whole course of it. Depending of the reason the nerve is irritated, there are several types of neuralgia.
Neuralgia may have several causes, like eye strain, tooth decay or by infection caused by herpes zoster virus. In cases that you have a neuralgia symptoms, homeopathic remedies can be very useful. They are safe to use and have no side effects. For recommendations and instructions about dosage, ways of use and what particular remedy to choose for your type of neuralgia, it would be best to consult your doctor or homeopathic expert.
Homeopathic Remedies, Treatments and Medicines for Neuralgia
Magnesia phosphorica is homeopathic remedy that is very efficient for treatments in various cases of neuralgias, especially in facial neuralgias, symptoms that indicate use of this particular remedy are intermittent pain, relieved by warmth, and pain can be felt in whole side of the neck or the head. Also in cases of neuralgia with those symptoms, Pulsatilla, Hypericum, and Allium Cepa can also help.
Mezereum is remedy recommended for neuralgia treatment when symptoms include pain which is spreading, and is aggravated by warmth, accompanied with sensitiveness and chills. After the pain attack, feeling of numbness is remained. Other homeopathic remedies that can be used in such cases are Cimicfuga, Sulphur, lycopodium, ranunculus bulbosis, Senga and Syphylinium.
Calcarea Carbonica is remedy used in cases of neuralgia where symptoms include leuco-phlegmatic temperament. Pain is often spread from right mental foramen to ear or jaw, accompanied with need for frequent urination and is relieved by application of warm. Other symptoms may be aversion to cold air or flabby muscles.
Verbascum is homeopathic remedy used in cases of intensive and throbbing pain in the bones, which gets worse from the pressure, cold air or mastication. Pain is also aggravated by talking or sneezing. Tinctures of Kalmia can also be very useful, especially in severe and long lasting cases of neuralgia.
Belladonna is remedy recommended for infra-orbital neuralgic, accompanied with increase of saliva and tears. Symptoms are strong and violent pain especially in the evening, radiating towards ears and temples. Occurrence of neuralgias may be recurrent.
Other homeopathic remedies that you can try in order to relieve your symptoms of neuralgia are Arsenicum, Platinum, Aconite, Chamomile, Colocynth or Spigella.