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Angelina Jolie reveals she had Bell's palsy this year
The mother-of-six, who has been vocal about her private health battles in the past, said the conditions caused one side of her face to droop, and she needed acupuncture to treat it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Angelina Jolie's new diagnosis: What to know about Bell's palsy
Bell’s palsy is a rare and often mysterious neurologic condition. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Angelina Jolie opens up about struggles with Bell's palsy
Angelina Jolie is opening up about her latest health struggles for the first time after a tumultuous year. For September's issue of Vanity Fair, the Hollywood star reveals she was diagnosed with Bell's palsy in 2016. The condition is a temporary facial paralysis, which affects about 40,000 Americans each year. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" from Los Angeles to talk about symptoms and treatment of the disease. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Angelina Jolie's Bell's palsy diagnosis sparks questions
Actress opened up about her health struggles in latest issue of Vanity Fair (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What's Bell's Palsy? Breaking Down Angelina Jolie's Health Condition
The signs are very similar to a stroke. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What's Bell's Palsy? Breaking Down Angelina Jolie's Health Condition
The signs are very similar to a stroke. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Game of Thrones' 'The Mountain' has Bell's palsy
Haf þór Júlíus Björnsson, known for his role as The Mountain in Game of Thrones, recently revealed he has Bell's palsy, a temporary facial paralysis. We break down what it means. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food allergy in infants, NSAIDs and Bell's palsy: journals update November 2016
Recent research of interest to GPs. (Source: GP Online Education)
Source: GP Online Education - November 22, 2016 Category: Primary Care Tags: Allergic disorders Source Type: news

Woman facially paralysed by Bell's palsy uses SELFIES to teach herself how to smile
Anna Robinson, 27, from Nottingham, was terrified when she woke up earlier this year to discover she could no longer move her face. Doctors revealed she had Bell's palsy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 4, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother left with drooping face after sudden paralysis relearns how to SMILE
Megan Dennis, 38, from Orlando, was left with just 17 per cent function on the left side of her face after developing Bell's palsy three years ago. It also meant she couldn't shut one of her eyelids. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bell Palsy
Bell's Palsy (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 29, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Facial expressions are key to first impressions. What does that mean for people with facial paralysis?
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 30, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

What is Bell's palsy? CBS anchor explains his diagnosis
New York City anchor Maurice DuBois was shocked when he looked in the mirror and saw his face was "frozen, literally locked up" (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Puppet facelift can transform the looks of patients with facial paralysis
Wilma Whitelaw, 63, from Livingstone, Scotland, had a new treatment for Bell's palsy, as she tells LEAH HARDY. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 22, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lip Injections May Ease Challenges of Facial Paralysis
Procedure might benefit stroke, Bell's palsy, muscular dystrophy patients, researcher says (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 18, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lip Injections May Ease Challenges of Facial Paralysis
Procedure might benefit stroke, Bell's palsy, muscular dystrophy patients, researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Facial Injuries and Disorders, Paralysis, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 18, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bride forced to wear eye patch after waking up day after wedding with Bell's palsy
Anna Goldthorp, 25, from Glasgow, woke up on the day after her wedding to with one side of her face paralysed, but it took two years, nerve graft surgery and Botox to help alleviate the painful drooping. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 6, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

X Factor star Sam Bailey: When my face went numb I thought I'd had a stroke
With a major live tour looming, the star of X Factor tells us how relieved she is to be able to speak, let alone sing, after an attack of Bell's palsy left her paralysed (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 13, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Migraine Linked to Risk for Bell's PalsyMigraine Linked to Risk for Bell's Palsy
Researchers report a novel association between migraine and Bell's palsy, a condition causing facial nerve paralysis. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 18, 2014 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Migraine May Raise Risk for Bell's Palsy, Study Suggests
Title: Migraine May Raise Risk for Bell's Palsy, Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/17/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/18/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Migraine General)
Source: MedicineNet Migraine General - December 18, 2014 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Migraine May Raise Risk for Bell's Palsy, Study Suggests
The headaches were tied to a doubling of odds for the facial paralysis, researchers say (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Migraine May Raise Risk for Bell's Palsy
The headaches were tied to a doubling of odds for the facial paralysis, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bell's Palsy, Migraine (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acute ischemic stroke in a 19 month old following minor head trauma: case report and review of the literature - Garla V, Pino E, Coulon R, Wolfer R.
We describe a nineteen month old patient who developed left hemiparesis and subsequently left facial palsy after a fall. MRI of the brain showed hypodensities in the bas... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 12, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Steroids and Antivirals in Patients With Severe Bell's PalsySteroids and Antivirals in Patients With Severe Bell's Palsy
The results of this drug trial showed encouraging results for a combined therapeutic approach in high-grade Bell's palsy patients. Evidence-Based Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Bell's Palsy: Clinical Practice Guideline from AAO-HNSF
A multidisciplinary clinical practice guideline to improve the accurate and efficient diagnosis and treatment of Bell's palsy was published in the journal Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. The guideline is intended for clinicians in any setting who are likely to diagnose and manage patients with Bell's palsy, the most common single nerve disorder, usually associated with facial paralysis... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

AAO-HNSF clinical practice guideline: Bell's palsy
(American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery) A multidisciplinary clinical practice guideline to improve the accurate and efficient diagnosis and treatment of Bell's palsy was published Monday in the journal Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery. The guideline is intended for clinicians in any setting who are likely to diagnose and manage patients with Bell's palsy, the most common single nerve disorder, usually associated with facial paralysis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 4, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Losing my dad's smile
When Bell's palsy left half of his father's face paralyzed, Harrison Golden made a deal with himself: If his dad couldn't smile, he wouldn't either. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Losing my father's smile
When Bell's palsy left half of his father's face paralyzed, Harrison Golden made a deal with himself: If his dad couldn't smile, he wouldn't either. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Losing my father's smile: The devastation of Bell's palsy
Dad politely leaned down to the stroller, waved and gave the baby his best smile. But because the Bell's palsy still lingered, his grin looked more like a smirk. The mother found his smile condescending. She ogled at him for a second or two, then rushed her stroller away. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spinal cord injury incurred by neck massage - Cheong HS, Hong BY, Ko YA, Lim SH, Kim JS.
Massage is generally accepted as a safe and a widely used modality for various conditions, such as pain, lymphedema, and facial palsy. However, several complications, some with devastating results, have been reported. We introduce a case of a 43-year-old m... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 23, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

ER Docs Can Tell Difference Between Stroke and Bell's Palsy
Title: ER Docs Can Tell Difference Between Stroke and Bell's PalsyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/8/2013 4:35:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 8/9/2013 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - August 9, 2013 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Emergency physicians distinguish between Bell's palsy and stroke
Emergency physicians correctly identified nearly 100 percent of patients with Bell's palsy, the symptoms of which are nearly identical to potentially life-threatening diseases such as stroke and brain tumors. The results of a study of 6 years of California patient records were published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Potential Misdiagnoses of Bell's Palsy in the Emergency Department")... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Why acupuncture is giving sceptics the needle
Acupuncture has been prescribed by half of Britain's doctors, but after 3,000 clinical trials its efficacy remains unproven. So is the NHS making a grave error in supporting this ancient treatment?• Are vitamin pills a sham? Q&A with Dr. Paul OffitYou can't get crystal healing on the NHS. The Department of Health doesn't fund faith healing. And most doctors believe magnets are best stuck on fridges, not patients. But ask for a treatment in which an expert examines your tongue, smells your skin and tries to unblock the flow of life force running through your body with needles and the NHS will be happy to oblige.The...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 26, 2013 Category: Science Authors: David Derbyshire Tags: Culture Health Science and scepticism Features NHS Alternative medicine The Observer Source Type: news

Is it Bell's palsy or a stroke? Emergency physicians have the answer
(American College of Emergency Physicians) Emergency physicians correctly identified nearly 100 percent of patients with Bell's palsy, the symptoms of which are nearly identical to potentially life-threatening diseases such as stroke and brain tumors. The results of a study of six years of California patient records were published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 26, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Intense acupuncture may improve Bell's palsy
New York (Reuters Health) - Patients with facial paralysis saw greater improvements in function after a more intensive form of acupuncture in a new study from China that compared the treatment to standard acupuncture. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Intense Acupuncture May Improve Bell's Palsy
Patients with facial paralysis saw greater improvements in function after a more intensive form of acupuncture in a new study from China that compared the treatment to standard acupuncture.Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Acupuncture, Bell's Palsy (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - February 26, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture Level Affects Bell's Palsy Response (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Bell's palsy symptoms and associated disability improved significantly after 6 months of increased-intensity acupuncture, according to results of a randomized trial. (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 25, 2013 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Bell Palsy
Bell's Palsy (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - February 25, 2013 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news