Decrease intake of arginine-containing foods. There is a theory, though yet to be proven, that suggests that herpes simplex virus is at the root of Bell’s Palsy. Arginine is a key product in the replication of the virus and limiting its intake during a Bell’s Palsy episode may speed the healing.
- Acupuncture may help to speed recovery.
- You should rule out other conditions like diabetes. A doctor’s visit is warranted to receive a proper diagnosis.
- Bell’s Palsy episodes can follow stressful events, learning to cope with stress is important.
- EurOmega-3 Tablets – Dosage: 2 Tablets Daily – Omega-3 fatty acids are one of the most important supplements for people suffering with any kind of excess inflammation or nerve damage. EurOmega is one of the best omega-3 supplements on the market. It’s very easy to take, doesn’t repeat on you, is free from rancidity and heavy metals and delivers the perfect amount of omega-3 in just 2 tablets daily.
- Methyl-B12 1,000 mcg twice daily. B12 deficiency is common in people with active Bell’s Palsy. Methyl-B12 is an activated form of vitamin B12 which has been shown to be an effective tool for Bell’s Palsy.
- Super R-Lipoic Acid – Dosage: 1 Tablet Twice Daily – R-lipoic acid helps to protect the nerve from irritation and damage while stimulating nerve repair.
- Adaptogen by Restorative Formulations – 2 Capsules Twice Daily – Adaptogen is an herbal formula designed to help your body adapt to stress. This formula is especially important for people who are most sensitive to stress because stress can trigger inflammation that usually precedes a Bell’s Palsy event.
- Super Bio-Curcumin – 1 Capsule Twice Daily At The Onset Of An Episode. This herbal anti-inflammatory may help to decrease inflammation in the nerve.