Nerve Fixing My Imaginary Fly Away

In January of 2008, I awoke one morning with some redness on the left side of my face and nose and the left side of my nose felt like I was being stung by fire ants. It turned out I had shingles and I caught it early enough that the anti viral medication worked to suppress it. I was told shingles in that area can cause blindness if it gets full blown.

Despite it not being full blown, it was painful and ever since, I have had post herpatic neuralgia and the left side of my nose hurts and burns at times. It also constantly feels as if I have a fly on the left side of my face, especially my nose. I saw a neurologist about it and was prescribed Gabapantin. I started to take it, but that’s just another drug to add to my already long list of prescription medications, and it pretty much makes me a zombie. I stopped taking it and the post herpatic neuralgia raised it ugly head with the pain and burning on the left side of my face and that damned imaginary fly walking on my nose.

Then I discovered a homeopathic called “Nerve Fix“. I decided to try it and within a couple of weeks the pain and burning was gone and the fly didn’t land on my nose as often. I have been using the Nerve Fix for a while now, and every now and then, when I forget to take it, or I run out, that damned fly comes back and the ants start crawling under my skin. Nerve Fix has worked for me in this instance, and I will continue to use it for my post herpatic neuralgia.

Note: Please consult with your medical practitioner before taking any new drug, homeopathic or herbal remedy.

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Interesting! I have by nature and training always been a bit dubious about homeopathic treatments, but then acupuncture shouldn’t work, and does, so there.

    If it works for you that is all that matters. BTW, did the shingles come before or after the Scd was first found?



    1. Basil Rene says:

      The shingles came a year and a half after the sarcoidosis. I just had my two heart surgeries, so may have been stress related. When it rains, it pours.


      1. Amen to that! Hazel developed shingles about 3 months after her father died, 8 months after the Scd was first found and about 3 months before her major deterioration in health. Cause and effect in all that lot?


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