Created and Sponsor byTNNME Trigeminal Neuralgia andMe www.tnnme.com/
We're asking the World Health Organization (WHO): To take action on Trigeminal Neuralgia(aka "TN" "Suicide Disease") & Facial Pain Disorders! Please add Trigeminal Neuralgia to the "Health Topics" list.
TN 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!
By WHO adding TN to their list of illnesses which can expand awareness, access to resources and create opportunities for funding & research.
People signing this petition are supporting Oct. 7th 2014 as the 2nd Official International Awareness Day for Trigeminal Neuralgia.
We must inform people of what TN is, it'scharacteristic,symptoms & treatments.
Joining our voices together, we can be heard around the world!
NO $$ needed for your signature on this petition just your name, personal email 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 now 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
My daughter suffers with TN and it is a terrible disease. Watching her painfully navigate through each day breaks my heart. Most people do not understand the disease and have no idea what she is dealing with each day. I pray that some answers will be discovered VERY soon.
Supporting JJ!!!!! Please sign and get the recognition and the necessary support and awareness for all TN patients.
It's all about awareness, please mke it possible to treat those who suffer this rare disease.
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