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Peripheral Neuropathy Treatment

What treatmens exist for Peripheral Neuropathy?   To be able to understand the meaning of peripheral neuropathy, you must first understand the two categories of nerves. The first category is the nerves that are within the brain and the spinal cord, and the second is the nerves that connect the various parts of the body to the brain and the spinal cord. The latter type is referred to as peripheral nerves. [...]

Symptoms of Nerve Damage

Symptoms of Nerve Damage
 

Our nerves are very sensitive. If these nerves are damaged, it can result to a condition known as Neuropathy. Metabolic issues, side effects of certain medications and traumatic experiences are just some of the reasons why a certain nerve gets damaged.

This condition is not regarded as a disease and is commonly […]

Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy

Is there any connection between Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy?   For a patient with peripheral neuropathy and even for anyone related to this person, understanding fully what is this condition about, is a key step to achieve optimal quality life. Peripheral neuropathy is damage to the peripheral nerves which are those that carry information from the body to the central nervous system and bring back a response or an order from it. [...]

Medications For Neuropathy

There are several medications for neuropathy that can help treat its painful symptoms. Certain antidepressants within what is called the tricyclic family of medications can reduce burning, stabbing, aching, and throbbing sensations of peripheral neuropathy. Some of these medications include Amitriptyline, Nortriptyline, Imipramine, and Desipramine. Duloxetine is another antidepressant approved to manage neuropathic pain related to diabetes. Some medications typically used in epilepsy can also be effective in reducing sharp and stabbing neuropathic pain. [...]
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Peripheral Neuropathy and Exercise

   What about Excercise and Peripheral Neuropathy?     Peripheral Neuropathy is damage to the peripheral nerves produced by diverse causes. As the peripheral nerves have the function of carrying information from the body to the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) and the same backwards (from the central nervous system to the periphery), it is easily understood that when the information highway (nerves) is damaged, the free transit of information back and forth ends up damaged.   To be more clear. Wrong or incomplete information arrives (i.e. [...]

Peripheral Neuropathy and Diet

  And What about the diet?     Peripheral neuropathy is a condition caused by damage to the peripheral nerves, more or less extensive, more or less symmetrical and by variable causes. Peripheral nerves are the ones in charge of transporting information back and forth from the central nervous system to any area of the body (things like closing the hand, or moving your feet, are examples). [...]