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Peripheral Neuropathy and Sleep

By |May 24th, 2019|

How is your sleep lately? Getting proper sleep is as important as eating nutritious foods, exercising, reducing stress and taking care of yourself. When you sleep your body goes through a process of repair and restoration. If you work out, the muscles are repaired when you are sleeping, your mind is refreshed as well. If you are not sleeping well and have interrupted sleep, your body and mind will not be in great shape for the day ahead. [...]

Symptoms of Nerve Damage

By |May 21st, 2019|

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 […]

Best Body Exercises For Peripheral Neuropathy

By |May 18th, 2019|

What Excercises you can do for Peripheral Neuropathy     Peripheral Neuropathy is a term that describes degeneration and damage of one or more of the peripheral nerves. It occurs when the nerves become severed, compressed or injured. This damage implies that the messages that travel between your peripheral nervous system and central system are disrupted. This leads to unpleasant sensations including symptoms such as tingling, numbness, pain and lack of coordination, particularly in the hands and feet. [...]

Peripheral Neuropathy Treatment

By |May 15th, 2019|

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. [...]

Medications For Neuropathy

By |May 12th, 2019|

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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What You Should Know About Treatment for Peripheral Neuropathy

By |May 9th, 2019|

What You Should Know About Treatment for Peripheral Neuropathy
 

Peripheral Neuropathy is a condition in which the fringe nerves of the sensory system are harmed bringing about loss of correspondence between the mind and whatever […]

Peripheral Neuropathy and Exercise

By |May 6th, 2019|

   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. [...]

What Is Peripheral Neuropathy

By |May 3rd, 2019|

Peripheral Neuropathy definition: any disorder or condition that affects the peripheral nerves. Peripheral neuropathy is actually quite common. The prevalence is estimated to be about 3-8% of the general population and affects about 20 million people in the United States. Peripheral neuropathy can be clarified further with a better understanding of peripheral nerves. Peripheral nerves function as part of the human nervous system. [...]

Metabolic Neuropathies

By |April 30th, 2019|

Metabolic neuropathies occur as the result of metabolic abnormalities. The most common metabolic disorder that often results in neuropathy is diabetes. Although diabetes is the most common cause, it is by no means the only metabolic disorder that can result in neuropathic symptoms. Other neuropathies of this type include hypothyroidism, which occurs when your thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. If hypothyroidism goes untreated, peripheral neuropathy can result. [...]
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Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy

By |April 27th, 2019|

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. [...]