Surgical excision or cutting of tissue, such as a nerve tissue; nerve ablation by cauterization may allow for eventual regrowth of tissue
A treatment intended to interrupt an attack of head pain.
Burning sensation in the chest, behind breastbone, usually resulting from regurgitation of gastric acid.
Alternative therapy of applying pressure to specific points on the body to alleviate pain, fatigue, nausea, depression, etc.
Alternative therapy of pricking the skin with needles at specific points to alleviate pain, anxiety, etc.
Intense, or severe; also, of abrupt onset with short duration.
Pain with an often abrupt onset and intense degree, often characterized in duration as lasting days to months.
Immediate care for an urgent condition or presentation of symptoms.
To be compelled to something that is physically or psychologically habit-forming.
An assisting or auxiliary medication meant to aid or enhance another.