What is a Sympathetic Ganglion Block?

What is a Sympathetic Ganglion Block?

A Sympathetic Ganglion Block is a type of nerve block used to treat severe or chronic pain. A ganglion, the affected bundle of nerves, is injected with anesthetic to halt pain. These nerves help the body react to stress and are responsible for the fight-or-flight response.

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Facial and Cranial Nerves: An Explanation of Supraorbital and Occipital Stimulation

Facial and Cranial Nerves: An Explanation of Supraorbital and Occipital Stimulation

One of the most common and crucial health issues facing Americans today is migraines. Studies show that virtually 1 in 4 households in America have someone with a migraine living there. That means 12% of the U.S. population. As you likely already know, there are a myriad ways to treat migraines and in all likelihood you’ve tried a lot of them yourself. The number of different medications on the market designed to alleviate migraine discomfort is enormous, and all of them have varying degrees of success usually ranging from doesn’t-work-at-all to works-fairly-well, but chances are you’ve never encountered something that really worked and gave you long-lasting results.

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