Created and Sponsor by TNnME(TrigeminalNeuralgia and Me)
We're asking theWorld Health Organization (WHO): To take action onTrigeminal Neuralgia, ALL Neuralgia (aka "TN" "Suicide Disease") &Facial Pain Disorders!
Please add Trigeminal Neuralgia to the "Health Topics" list.
By adding Trigeminal Neuralgia to your health topic list this will also open doors for all neuralgia and facial pain disorders!
It will create awareness, access to resources and create opportunities for funding & research.
is...characterized by episodes of intense pain in the face originating from the
Trigeminal Nerve. The pain felt is the most excruciating known to man, Hence
why it is called the "Suicide Disease".
This condition is so rare that only 1 in 20,000 people have it. But that number could be higher due to misdiagnosis. Women than man are more likely to be effected. Usually those older than 50 are diagnosed, but you can have it as young as 3 yrs old!
People signing this petition are supportingOct. 7th as the official International Awareness Dayfor Trigeminal Neuralgia and Facial Pain Disorders.
We must inform people of what TN is, it's characteristic, symptoms & treatments.
Joining our voices together, we can be heard around the world!
NO $$ needed for your signature on this petition just your name, email address, then hit the "Sign Now" button and close out.
Support Trigeminal Neuralgia & Facial Disorders by spreading Awareness!
http://www.fpa-support.org/for online facial pain support
The International TN Awareness Ribbon is available for your purchase, with funds going to the above Facial Pain Association and the below Facing Facial Pain Research Foundation to do research for a CURE.
http://www.facingfacialpain.org/the TN & Facial Pain Disorder Research Foundation
I suffer from Atypical Trigeminal Neuralgia. My mother and my great-grandmother suffered from Type I Trigeminal Neuralgia.
There is a serious lack of knowledge in the medical community about this disorder, especially in the dental field, which is the first line of defense. Many sufferers end up in the dental chair and under go many unnecessary and expensive procedures only to be left in more pain and with no answers.
Supporting JJ!!!!! Please sign and get the recognition and the necessary support and awareness for all TN patients.
This horrific condition needs ongoing research to find a real treatment other than maximum, potentially lethal doses of pain medication, which become less and less effective over time. This needs to be taken very seriously.
Nadine Jensen14 hours ago Comments: -
Ross Payson, United States1 day ago Comments: -
Karen Royer1 day ago Comments: Each name on this petition represents a living person who has TN: someone who knows another individual with TN; or is a person who is compelled to help others. My name appears on this petition because I am one of the faceless signatures who lives with TN every day. Please help create awareness about this horrific disorder. Thank you.
- The International Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Fighters give thanks to all those that are participating in the 2014 "Light Up Teal" 2nd Annual International Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day on October 7th 2014! Please see: http://www.tnnme.com/2014-light-up-teal.html