I was recently diagnosed with Bell's Palsy on yesterday. I am currently taking Prednisone for the next 7 days. Right now the right side of my face is what's affected. I wear a patch over my right eye at night. It's hard to eat and drink. My jaw hurts at times and I get small headaches. They say it's temporary so I am trying to push through. Any advice you can give me would be helpful. I work in a Call Center, but I am not thrilled about going back to work because I hate how I sound when I speak. :( Oh well.
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I am wondering if there is a connection between having high blood pressure and developing Bell's palsy. Does anyone else here have both conditions and maybe feel that they're related?I developed Bell's Palsy last Saturday night into Sunday morning and couldn't see the doctor until Monday morning first thing. When I went to see the doctor my blood pressure was very high and that was a first for...
I have had Bell's Palsy for 5 weeks now. It happened to me while I was driving to work and I freaked out thinking it was a stroke. I was given medication, and am doing physical therapy. Everyone tells me it will take time, we are all different. Im just struggling with adjusting like many people have. I have trouble in sleeping and driving with vision and dryness in my left eye, I wear...