Most people with Bell’s Palsy recover completely with or without medical treatment.
There is no known one-size-fits all treatment for Bell’s Palsy; however, your doctor can recommend physical therapy or drugs to speed your recovery. If surgery is not an option, surgery is rarely considered. In this case, doctors recommend non-surgical options first and then prescribe a course of drugs to take until you are ready for surgery.
One way doctors treat patients with Bell’s Palsy is by taking medication to reduce the amount of nerve damage caused by the illness. This medication can be taken orally as a pill or intravenously through a drip. Sometimes, patients take medicine in combination with a form of physical therapy. Many times the medication is just an adjunct to the therapy.
Medications used in treating Bell’s Palsy can have some side effects. These include nausea, vomiting, dizziness, diarrhea, and upset stomach. You should consult your doctor if you experience any side effects or if these effects persist after your medication has been stopped. If you notice these symptoms while taking the medication, contact your doctor immediately. You may also wish to check with your pharmacist or a medical research center.
A medication may be prescribed by your doctor in addition to your regular medication or it may be taken in addition to regular medication when your physical therapy or drugs are not enough to help you with your symptoms. The doctor will make a recommendation based on the type of medication, the amount of medication you are taking and the results you are seeing from the other treatment options. When it comes to medication for Bell’s Palsy, your doctor will likely not prescribe any if the cause of the problem is unknown.
Medications used to treat Bell’s Palsy include anticonvulsants, antidepressants, and antihistamines. When using medications to treat the disease, your doctor will want to make sure the medications are not causing problems with your sleep, diet, or any other life activities you participate in.
Sometimes medications may be prescribed to help with your symptoms of Bell’s Palsy if they do not seem to work or if there is a chance that the disorder may be more serious than Bell’s Palsy itself.
A consultation with your doctor can help determine which medications to prescribe and when they should be taken. to see what is working and what is not working.
Certain medications are more effective than others when it comes to treating the disorder. The type of medication your doctor gives you depends largely on the severity of the disorder and how severe your symptoms are. Some people respond more quickly to medications than others and it may take a few different types of medications before the desired results are achieved. Your doctor can tell you which medications are most effective and what to expect when they are taken. Medication is a part of the treatment process and is very important.
It is important to continue to talk with your doctor about your condition and be as open and honest as possible. Tell your doctor about anything you are unsure of or unsure about. This will ensure that your condition is treated right from the beginning.
If your doctor prescribes a prescription medication to treat your symptoms, you will need to take them every day. You may also need to take medication if you are experiencing side effects or any new symptoms. This is where talking to your doctor is very important and taking the time to learn what medications are best for your situation will save you a lot of frustration.
If you are taking prescription medication on a long term basis, you may experience some undesirable side effects. These side effects are usually short term, but they may be worse than the original disorder that was causing the Bell’s Palsy in the first place.
If you have a history of Bell’s Palsy, you may be told to avoid certain foods and activities. You may also be advised to avoid certain exercises and to avoid certain environments. When you follow this advice, you should not only be able to reduce the symptoms, but to also help prevent them in the future.