International Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day October 7th!

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Created and Sponsor by TNnME (Trigeminal Neuralgia and Me) and the International TN Awareness Fighters from around the world.

We're asking the World Health Organization (WHO): To take action regards to Trigeminal Neuralgia, ALL Neuralgias, and Facial Pain Disorders by adding Trigeminal Neuralgia to their "Health Topics" list.

This year campaign is dedicated to promoting to the World Health Organization (WHO).

2018 Light Up Teal Hashtags!
#LightUpTeal #trigeminalneuralgia #FacialPainDisorders #TNTeal
#WHO #WHOHealthtopiclist #we_are_not_invisible

Adding Trigeminal Neuralgia to the “Health Topic List” of illnesses will expand awareness, grant access to further resources, and create opportunities for funding and research.

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. This condition is so rare that only 1 in 20,000 people have it as some might say, but that number could be higher due to misdiagnosis. Women are more likely than men to be affected. Usually those older than 50 are diagnosed, but you can have it as young as 3 yrs. old!

People signing this petition are supporting Oct. 7th as the official International Awareness Day for Trigeminal Neuralgia and Facial Pain Disorders and asking (WHO) to add Trigeminal Neuralgia to their “Health Topic List”

We must inform people of what Trigeminal Neuralgia 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.

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Tnnme.com and Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Fighters. contact: tnnme and the awareness fighters at: tnawareness@gmail.com

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