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Peripheral Neuropathy and Alcohol

Your Guide to Peripheral Neuropathy and Alcohol Abuse

Long-term alcohol use can alter your life in many ways. One lesser-known consequence of alcohol abuse is a condition called peripheral (or alcoholic) neuropathy. In this article, we'll examine peripheral neuropathy and alcohol, as...
What is Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Peripheral Neuropathies: What is Guillain-Barre Syndrome?

Guillain-Barre Syndrome, also referred to as GBS, can cause paralysis of multiple parts of the body, along with incredible weakness and pain. Often referred to as GBS, the cause of this disorder is unknown,...
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National Diabetes Month: Debunking Myths and Managing Pain

November is National Diabetes Month, a time for communities across the country to work together and raise awareness for diabetes and its impact on millions of Americans. Over 30 million adults in the United States...
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Symptoms, Treatments And Causes Of Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy is a condition with multiple symptoms, which is caused by an array of other conditions.It is usually caused by trauma to the nerve or by side-effects of another condition or illness. Not...
Peripheral Neuropathy: Shingles

Peripheral Neuropathies: Shingles

Shingles is a painful condition that often follows chickenpox, decades later.Shingles, also called Herpes Zoster,"zoster", or "zona", is a condition that causes numerous painful side effects. It is caused by the dormant Varicella Zoster virus,...

Peripheral Neuropathies: Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

Charcot Marie Tooth Disease is a devastating, inherited disease, but life with CMT doesn't have to be grim.Charcot Marie Tooth Syndrome is a series of neuropathic disorders that affect the nerves of the brain...
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Peripheral Neuropathy Diet: Foods to Avoid

Did you know that the pain and discomforts associated with peripheral neuropathy can be alleviated by making changes in your diet?Peripheral neuropathy is a condition caused by damage to your peripheral nervous system. Your...
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Raise Your Hand: The Effects Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

When finger numbness is bothering you, maybe it's time to see a doctor about the possibility of carpal tunnel syndrome.Carpal tunnel syndrome is a neuropathic condition in which the median nerve that runs through...
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Conditions Caused by Crohn’s Disease

Patients with Crohn's Disease is a seldom-understood autoimmune disorder. Crohn's Disease, also called Crohn's colitis, ileitis, or regional enteritis, is a form of chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It is mostly characterized by ulcerations in the...
tingling in hands | sensation in hands and feet

Tingling in Hands: What does it Mean?

There are many different things that can cause tingling in your hands and feet. Often, tingling in hands and feet is associated with other symptoms, including pain, burning or numbness. These symptoms are generally...
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What is Peripheral Neuropathy?

About Peripheral Neuropathy Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that causes weakness, numbness and pain, typically occurring in your hands and feet. People with peripheral neuropathy generally describe a tingling feeling, or stabbing or burning pain.Peripheral...
Managing Peripheral Neuropathy Pain Due to Chemotherapy

Managing Peripheral Neuropathy Pain Due to Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is still the most common and effective treatment for many types of cancer. However, it comes with a variety of side effects that you might need to manage. While chemotherapy kills the cancer...
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Peripheral Neuropathies: Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is a neurological condition which causes a range of often debilitating and painful symptoms.Multiple Sclerosis, also known as MS, is one of the most common diseases of the central nervous system. An...
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Peripheral Neuropathies: Lupus

Lupus is often associated with a "butterfly rash" on the face. Its affects, however, are far from being as harmless as its namesake.Nearly half of all patients afflicted with Lupus will form a malar...
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Peripheral Neuropathies: Friedreich’s Ataxia

Friedreich's ataxia, a genetic condition, disables its patients without a cure.Usually, the condition develops to the point of being noticeable in childhood or the teen years; but in rare cases, it could potentially go...

Peripheral Neuropathies: Modern-Day Leprosy

Once a social stigma that caused patients to be ostracized and banished to their own communities, leprosy is now a treatable condition with a good chance of recovery.Leprosy is a neuropathic disease that is...