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Bell's Palsy Network - Excellent source of information - wonderful FAQ page and the Forum is wonderful ~ great people, great information! It is a good place to ask questions, share experiences, get support, give support or just help you realize you are not alone.
Bell's Palsy Info Page - Excellent information Sponsored by: The National Centers For Facial Paralysis, Inc. "Specialists in the Rehabilitation of Paralyzed Facial Muscle"
Facial Nerve Disorders - A group of ear nose and throat specialists offers an on-line brochure from The American Academy of Otolaryngology on Bell's Palsy and other disorders of the facial nerve.
Neurology WebForums Sponsored by Massachusetts General Hospital. They have information and forums on many conditions including Bells. This one doesn't appear to be as widely used but still it has good information and is a good place to go.
Health Connection General site on many health issues
Health Connection / Bells Good short article on Bell's Palsy, 4/98
MedicineNet A network of doctors providing comprehensive, up-do-date health information for the public.
The Enlight Zone This is a very different but interesting site on Bells
YourHealth General site on many health issues
7th Cranial Nerve More information that you could possibly want on the 7th cranial nerve.
Thrive Online General health realted site
South County Journal Article - Facial paralysis from Bell's palsy is temporary, August 15, 1998
AMA on Bell's Palsy September 1996 Time Course of Bell Palsy
Bell's Palsy Treatment with Acyclovir and Prednisone Compared with Prednisone Alone: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Controlled Trial Article
Thriveonline Study Double-blind study, they compared the final outcome of 99 Bell's Palsy patients treated with either acyclovir-prednisone
Healinfo Information on a study regarding the use of prednisolone.
The NeuroWeb forum at Harvard University It provides a patient account of a positive outcome in treating Bell's Palsy with acupuncture.
New Member ForumGreat site with a new Bells member forum and many good links and information.
Decompression Surgery for the facial paralysis.