Trigeminal neuralgia is the most painful condition in the world.
So what is Trigeminal Neuralgia ? ( TN)
Simply put TN is sudden, intense facial pain.
What Does TN feel like
It’s hard to describe too often described what a TN attack feels like.
For me, a Trigeminal neuralgia attack feels like hundreds of electric shocks, suddenly attacking my face.
It can feel like shards of glass or razors digging into your face.
The pain can be in my eyes and jaw. Some suffer the pain is in the teeth and gums.
TN is also called the Suicide disease because of how painful it is.
A few celebrities over time have suffered from this disease, including Blink 182 drummer Tra
What cause TN?
The fifth cranial nerve provides intense pain to the left or right side of your face.
I have been found to have compressions on both sides of my face. So my TN is bilateral which fortunately is rare.
Help for TN
For anyone diagnosed I would recommend joining TNA UK.
This is a UK-registered national charity. it helps anyone who has TN and Face Pain. Offering a free helpline phone number 08009991899.
There are national webinars with the leading world experts on TN. Which I have the privilege to host as the CEO of TNA UK.
A chance to meet others with Tn in Regional Support Meetings.
Once a member with a modest joining fee of twenty pounds per year.
There is little research on cures for TN. Surgery helps many with the pain.
There is now a moment in time to make a difference.
Global Sustainable Development Congress #GSDcongress
November 2022, the Global Sustainable Development Congress, hosted by the Unversity of Glasgow and convened by Times Higher Education. The Word of the day, “Be Brave” – includes women and girls that cannot reach Global Sustainable Development goals. These girls are always facing difficulties due to fam
ilies taking place in forced marriage, facing life-and-death scenarios if they do not comply.
I was honored to be asked to be a keynote speaker as the founder of Freedom Charity, and I thank them for a wonderful Congress of brilliant speakers and a historic, imposing venue. I also thank the great support from all the people that I met on the day.
Though sad that I could not attend the other days, I had a great time regardless
Mary Robinson is an adjunct professor of climate justice at Trinity College Dublin and chair of The Elders. She served as president of Ireland between 1990 and 1997. Mary Robinson spoke in great detail about how the future of climate should be in the curriculum of all education sectors of the future. This means that future generations have the knowledge and know-how to make the earth cleaner and safer.
Dr. Tony Chan
Dr. Tony Chan became president of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in 2018. Chan did this after nearly a decade as president of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He believes that universities should chang their values in terms of climate change. Chan Belives that the earth needs bright minds to push sustainability to everyone.
When I think about Global Sustainable Development I believe many people overlook the role of women and girls. This is because
forced marriage and FGM are both hidden crimes and not many people know that these crimes are happening, mainly because of the secrecy and unknown nature of these abductions/attacks on those that are being targeted.