Bell’s Palsy vs Strokes

When debating over which can be more life threatening in bells palsy vs stroke, stroke wins the battle. Bells palsy is often confused with stroke. The two are not only caused due to different reasons but have a different lasting impact too. They may look similar but are not. Facial paralysis is caused due to inflammation of the facial nerve or inflammation of the bone canal which covers the facial nerve. This inflammation is caused due to the virus Herpes Simplex 1. The virus affects maximum individuals and lies dormant in the human body surfacing only as cold sores or fever blisters. In few... Read More