Sponsor byTNNME Trigeminal Neuralgia and Me www.tnnme.com/
We are 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 hoping to DESIGNATE Oct. 7th 2013 as the 1st Official International Awareness Day for Trigeminal Neuralgia.
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 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 1st 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
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