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Neuropathic Pain: Definition, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Neuropathic Pain: Definition, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
 
What is Neuropathic Pain?
 

Neuropathic pain is a complex, chronic pain state generally accompanied by tissue injuries. The nerve fibres may be damaged, dysfunctional or injured during such chronic pain and sends incorrect signals to other pain centers in the body. The effect may include a change in functioning of […]

By |May 24th, 2017|Categories: Neuropathy||0 Comments

Causes of Peripheral Neuropathy

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. [...]
By |May 21st, 2017|Categories: Neuropathy||0 Comments

Peripheral Neuropathy and Exercise

   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. [...]
By |May 18th, 2017|Categories: Neuropathy||0 Comments

What You Should Know About Treatment for Peripheral Neuropathy

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 remains of the body. At the point when the ordinary working of fringe sensory system is influenced, it can bring […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Categories: Neuropathy||0 Comments

Trauma and Peripheral Neuropathy

Trauma, which can result in things such as broken bones or back injuries, is another very common cause of peripheral neuropathy. Nerves are often located in the grooves of bones. For example, several nerves that start from the neck, travel to the fingers by running along the forearm and arm. If the arm should become broken, the nerves that run along the bone can be damaged as well. [...]
By |May 12th, 2017|Categories: Neuropathy||Comments Off on Trauma and Peripheral Neuropathy

What is Diabetic Nerve Pain

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 glucose (also known as blood sugar) is always present in the blood. It comes from the energy giving foods we […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Categories: Neuropathy||0 Comments

Questions to Ask your Neurologist about your Peripheral Neuropathy

  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. [...]
By |May 6th, 2017|Categories: Neuropathy||0 Comments

Peripheral Neuropathy in Feet

What is Peripheral Neuropathy? It is a nerve condition that results from damaged peripheral nerves. These are nerves found in toes and finger tips. People suffering from peripheral neuropathy experience numbness, pain, weakness and loss of sensation in their feet. What Are The Symptoms? Problems in muscles The damaged nerves make it hard to control muscles. [...]
By |May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Neuropathy||0 Comments

Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy

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. [...]
By |April 30th, 2017|Categories: Neuropathy||0 Comments

Super-Bowl-Sunday

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. [...]
By |April 27th, 2017|Categories: Neuropathy||0 Comments