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Are there alternative treatments for trigeminal neuralgia?

Not much research has gone into finding alternative treatments for trigeminal neuralgia, but there are claims that acupuncture and nerve stimulation can help. Some also believe changing your diet or taking certain vitamins can make a difference. While these treatments might be effective, it is important to consult your doctor before trying any of them. They might interfere with the treatment you are already receiving.

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