What Causes Numbness on the Right Side of the Face?
Numbness in your face is not a rare condition. However, it is usually caused by other health problems. For example, if you have a tumor or something else wrong with your body, then you may experience numbness in certain parts of your face. Sometimes there are even medical reasons why someone experiences numbness on their right side of the face.
The reason behind this phenomenon is still unknown. Some doctors believe that it could be due to an imbalance in hormones. Others say that it’s just a coincidence. Still others think that the nerve endings in the brain are damaged causing numbness on one side of the face. But, no matter what causes it, you will never get rid of this feeling altogether!
You’ll always feel like you’re looking through foggy glasses when you look at your face.
It’s hard to explain how much you miss your face. Even though you don’t really want to see it anymore, but sometimes you do anyway. It’s like a part of yourself is missing. It makes everything seem so strange and unreal when you look at your own face. You might even start laughing because it seems so bizarre that something as simple as seeing faces can make you laugh!
You’ve probably experienced this before…it happens every time you smile or laugh. The numbness is not a laughing matter though. It can make you feel very anxious and uncomfortable. You wouldn’t wish this condition on your worst enemy!
Fortunately, there are ways for you to manage your symptoms to a tolerable level. For example, it is important that you try to remain calm at all times. You’ll be tempted to laugh due to your facial paralysis, but you must remain serious so that you won’t set off an episode. You should also talk as little as possible. Even though it may be difficult for you to hold conversations, but it will help a lot if you do.
Remember that you are not immortal and that you will eventually get old someday.
You should also try engaging in physical activities like dancing or sports. They will surely take your mind off the numbness in your face, and they will keep you fit as well. It’s better if you take up basketball or football because those sports require a lot of movement and fast reflexes. With your condition, you’ll need all the physical stimulation you can get!
You should make it a point to do a facial massage. To be honest, you’re not really looking forward to doing it, but it has helped lessen the frequency of your attacks. You’ll notice after doing this for weeks that your face has become less stiff than before. It’s quite odd, but you’ll just have to take my word for it.
Don’t worry too much about this condition. You’re not the only one who has gone through this, and you won’t be the last! Try to look on the bright side of things. You can now enter the world of acting without having to worry about your appearance ruining your career! There were a lot of actors before you who also had something wrong with their faces.
Remember John Wayne?
He had a mild case of facial paralysis too. His condition wasn’t as bad as yours though. You can do this!
Always focus on your goal and keep your chin up!
You’re going to do great things in Hollywood!
Candy’s words continue to ring in your head as you read her letter repeatedly. This is definitely something you didn’t expect, but in a way you’re glad that she told you everything. It takes you several minutes before you can bring yourself to stop reading the letter and put it away for safekeeping.
You stare at yourself in the mirror for quite some time examining your face. The numbness is still there, but now it seems more tolerable than ever before. It’s a small price to pay if it means you can be successful in your chosen field.
You’ve always known that your face would be an issue for you if you pursued an acting career. There were times when you considered having plastic surgery to fix it, but the costs are too high and the risks are too great. Besides, maybe your condition isn’t as bad as you think it is.
You still have a tough decision to make though.
Should you go through with your plans to pursue an acting career and just learn how to work around your condition, or do you just give it all up and go back to working at the grocery store?
The choice is up to you.
(Your decision is required)
You’ve come this far. You might as well stick with it. Besides, you never know…this condition of yours might just be a good thing!
It takes you a few days, but eventually you manage to compose yourself and gather up the courage to try calling the number on the post-it once more. The phone only rings once before someone picks up.
“Hello, you’ve reached the number of Big Time Hollywood auditions.
Who am I speaking with?”
A very polished voice says. It certainly sounds like someone who is more than qualified for their job.
“Uh, hi…I’m calling about the open casting call for the new thriller movie…” You nervously say.
“Ah yes, a brilliant idea to hold auditions for that film. A lot of fresh talent should pour in!
Now then, what can I help you with?”
Does he know?
You careful choose your words. “Well, I was told by a friend to call this number if I were interested in acting…
I’m supposed to go in for a meeting or something?”
“Oh certainly, certainly. You’re very early! We weren’t expecting anyone to call about the casting call for another few days at least. I’m impressed you found out about it so quickly!
Did you hear about it on the news or something?”
Can I still come in for a meeting?”
You ask while clenching your fist, hoping that he doesn’t ask you too many questions.
“Of course! The sooner the better! We can get you started on your way to stardom!”
Against all odds, you’ve managed to deceive this man. You feel a bit proud of yourself for pulling it off, even if you aren’t quite sure how you’re going to pull off a convincing acting performance.
When would you be able to come in?”
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