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Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s Palsy is a form of facial paralysis that occurs when muscle-controlling nerves are injured or damaged. This results in weakness and/or paralysis to whichever side of the face is affected. Symptoms occur suddenly and might include a mixture of twitching, softness, paralysis, drooping eyelids and/or mouth corners, drooling, dry eye or mouth, and affected taste buds. Treatments include anti-virals, steroids, anti-inflammatories, acupuncture, massage, chiropractic and vitamin B12.

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