Peripheral Neuropathy

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Causes of Peripheral Neuropathy

If you’re unfamiliar with the condition, peripheral neuropathy generally describes a disorder affecting your peripheral nervous system, which is essentially your spine and nerves. Your brain sends signals to other parts of your body through your peripheral nervous system and nerves relay information back to the brain. Damage to these nerves can produce uncomfortable symptoms …

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Nerve Conditions and Fibromyalgia

Discomfort from fibromyalgia and peripheral neuropathy can be caused by irritation or impingement of the central nervous system. Both conditions, separately, can be life-altering, but both of them together can produce a different type of discomfort. Fibromyalgia may develop for a number of reasons, such as genetics, infections, or physical or emotional trauma. However, doctors …

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What is Peripheral Neuropathy?

Peripheral Neuropathy describes a medical condition that developed from nerve damage in the body. Symptoms from peripheral neuropathy include pain, sensations of pins-and-needles, numbness, tingling, and weakness in parts of the body. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, “An estimated 20 million people in the United States have some form of …

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Why Caring for Feet is Important for Diabetics

People with diabetes must maintain several good habits when it comes to personal health, and taking care of their feet is an important practice to maintain good health and avoid or cope neuropathy in the lower half of the body. It is highly recommended that diabetics with neuropathy make regular visits to a podiatrist for …

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What is the Difference Between TENS and Scrambler Therapy?

Those with peripheral neuropathy understand the discomfort associated with their condition, how it can be infrequent and frequent at this same time, and how it can dissipate just as quickly as it can arise. Surely, you can relate to just how confusing the discomfort can become. With a number of proposed therapies that are available, …

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