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20 08, 2019

Medications That Cause Peripheral Neuropathy

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Is there a Cause for Peripheral Neuropathy in Medications?   In the human body, peripheral nervous system plays a vital role in connecting nerves from the brain and spinal cord (commonly referred to as central nervous system) to other parts of the body, such as the arms, feet, legs, hands, mouth, face, and other internal organs. Ideally, the main function of these nerves is to deliver vital signals concerning physical sensation back to the brain.     The above disorder, which is the Peripheral neuropathy, occurs when the nervous system of the body fails to function accordingly, because they are either destroyed or damaged. In other words, peripheral neuropathy disrupts the nerves from doing its normal body functions. [...]
17 08, 2019

TENS and PENS

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TENS and PENS stand for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation and Percutaneous Electical Nerve Stimulation respectively. Both procedures can be helpful in alleviating some of the more painful symptoms of peripheral neuropathy, but have to be used repeatedly to sustain the benefits. During TENS procedures, a small battery operated device is worn by the patient and electrodes are typically placed on the surface of the skin, over the area where the pain is felt. [...]
14 08, 2019

Motor Symptoms

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Motor symptoms of peripheral neuropathy typically refer to the effects the neuropathy has on a person’s movement. One of the common complaints of people with peripheral neuropathy is muscle weakness. The muscles surrounding the affected nerve may even start to waste away, and appear smaller than usual. This occurs as a result of the muscles not being stimulated enough due to the damaged nerves that run through them. On physical examination, a person’s reflexes, may be decreased or absent. [...]
11 08, 2019

Vitamin D and Peripheral Neuropathy

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Vitamin D and Peripheral Neuropathy   Most of you may know from reading my book “Peripheral Neuropathy Nine Simple Steps to Reduce the Pain” http://amzn.to/XOnpXJ , that I have been using a bunch of alternate ways to minimize the pain. The ebook has been downloaded over 2000 times by individuals with neuropathy and by caregivers. [...]
7 08, 2019

Symptoms of Peripheral Neuropathy

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Symptoms of Peripheral Neuropathy
 

This is actually the most common type of diabetic neuropathy. The […]

4 08, 2019

Nerve Damage in Hand

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Nerve Damage in Hand
 

Nerve damage in hand can influence its proper working. Here’s additional […]