Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs in Richmond, VA
Wang, Xiaoyan, L. Ac., MD (China)
Phone: (804) 301-1784
Email: xy9803@yahoo.com or info@acupuncturistwang.com
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Bell's palsy  

Bell's palsy is an unexplained episode of facial muscle weakness or paralysis that begins suddenly and worsens over three to five days. This condition results from damage to the 7th (facial) cranial nerve, and pain and discomfort usually occurs on one side of the face or head.
It can strike anyone at any age, but it occurs most often in pregnant women, and people who have diabetes, influenza, a cold or another upper respiratory ailment. This nerve disorder affects about 40,000 US adults and children each year. Bell's palsy strikes men and woman equally.

What are the symptoms of Bell's palsy?


The following are the most common symptoms of Bell's palsy. However, each individual may experience symptoms differently. Symptoms may include:

loss of feeling in the face
headache
tearing
drooling
loss of the sense of taste on the front two-thirds of the tongue
hypersensitivity to sound in the affected ear
inability to close the eye on the affected side of the face
affects the muscles that control facial expressions such as smiling, squinting, blinking, or closing the eyelid

Are you wondering about treating Bell's palsy with traditional Chinese medicine? If you answer in the affirmative, then you can contact Xiaoyan for information on treatment of Bell's palsy and facial paralysis with acupuncture and Chinese medicines.
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Wang, Xiaoyan
Phone: (804) 301-1784
Email: xy9803@yahoo.com
http://www.AcupuncturistWang.com