Trigeminal Neuralgia

Living with Suicide Disease Part 1

Following a routine surgery to remove a cyst from behind her ear, Tyler, 15, began to experience pressure and pain that became increasingly agonizing over time. Tyler was eventually diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia, a nerve disorder so painful, it's...

Explaining Trigeminal Neuralgia

Neurosurgeon Dr. Neil Martin details trigeminal neuralgia, also known as "the suicide disease," what Sandra's brain scan for it revealed and how he surgically treated her. The following video contains footage of actual medical procedures and is graphic...