• Bell's
  • The majority of people with Bell's palsy recover full facial strength and expression. (nyhq.org)
  • A specific cause of Bell's palsy is unknown, however, it has been suggested that the disorder is due to inflammation that is directed by the body's immune system against the nerve controlling movement of the face. (nyhq.org)
  • Facial Palsy or Bell's Palsy: What is the difference? (crystal-touch.nl)
  • In one of the following posts I will discuss in details what actually happens during Bell's palsy, which damages to the facial nerve occur, and why in some cases we see a full spontaneous recovery, and in other cases the recovery is delayed and complications develop. (crystal-touch.nl)
  • Stroke
  • According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, this nerve disorder affects about 40,000 U.S. adults and children each year. (nyhq.org)
  • Central facial palsy happens when certain structures of the brain get damaged by for example, a stroke. (crystal-touch.nl)
  • Face
  • This condition results from damage to the 7th (facial) cranial nerve, and pain and discomfort usually occurs on one side of the face or head. (nyhq.org)
  • The main symptomatic difference between central facial palsy and the peripheral one is that in the former case the upper side of the face is almost not affected. (crystal-touch.nl)