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What Is Peripheral Neuropathy

By |January 17th, 2018|

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. [...]

Peripheral Neuropathy: Symptoms, Causes and Diagnosis

By |January 14th, 2018|

Peripheral Neuropathy: Symptoms, Causes and Diagnosis
 

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that happens when the peripheral nervous system gets to be harmed by infection, injury or poisons. The condition can bring about a man being […]

What is Diabetic Nerve Pain

By |January 11th, 2018|

Diabetic Nerve Pain
In order to understand diabetic nerve pain, we must first understand what diabetes is. Diabetes is a medical life long condition caused by having an excess of blood glucose in the body.
Blood […]

Super-Bowl-Sunday

By |January 8th, 2018|

It is Super Bowl Sunday!!!! I am still excited even though the Giants or no other New York team is not playing. However, I am behind the Broncos today as Peyton Manning has done a great job. Well, that is it for football. I want to share the importance of eating on time. Yesterday I had a full schedule. I ate breakfast but was not able to eat until 6.5 hours later. [...]

Myelin Layer

By |January 5th, 2018|

The myelin layer is a white fatty and protein covering that insulates and protects a nerve fiber. The concept of myelin can be thought of as similar to the insulating coatings that typically surround electrical wiring. Just like insulators are needed to protect electrical wires, myelin is needed to protect our nerve fibers which incidentally, conduct electrical current also. Myelin is made up of roughly about 80% fat, and about 20% protein. [...]
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Symptoms of Peripheral Neuropathy

By |January 2nd, 2018|

Symptoms of Neuropathy   Peripheral neuropathy is damage to the peripheral nervous system. This is a complex and extended network of nerves that communicates the whole body with the central nervous system (spinal cord and brain). This is a two-way communication, transporting information, i.e. about high temperature in that part of the body and brings a response from the brain or spinal cord, like getting that part of the body away from the heating source. [...]

Causes and Treatment for Peripheral Neuropathy

By |December 30th, 2017|

Causes and Treatment for Peripheral Neuropathy
 

Neuropathy is a painful disease that influences the nervous system and its capacity to sense movement to the zone that sustained the nerve harm. Neuropathy can cause painful and […]

Questions to Ask your Neurologist about your Peripheral Neuropathy

By |December 27th, 2017|

  Questions to ask your neurologist      The first step to overcome a disease is to fully understand it. Of course, that does not involve being an expert in the field, not even it is essential to follow one and all research done on the subject; but understanding pretty well what it is about may lead to better solutions. [...]

Causes of Peripheral Neuropathy

By |December 24th, 2017|

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition with diverse causes and variable prognosis, which affects the peripheral nerves that carry information to the central nervous system and, at once, bring back a response from it. It’s a two way highway that transports the most varied information, such as, temperature, location on that body zone, etc., and brings back as a reply actions like: dilating blood vessels or moving to the right, etc. [...]

B-Vitamins

By |December 21st, 2017|

B-Vitamins There are eight known B-vitamins. These vitamins are all considered to be water soluble, meaning that any excess amounts are excreted in the urine. They are found in sources such as meat, beans, potatoes, and whole grains. B complex vitamins are important for overall health and well being. B vitamins, such as B12, B1, biotin, and folate in particular, play an important role in healthy nerve function. [...]
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