Author: Leonard Kreicas

  • Topical ambroxol possible treatment of neuropathic pain

    Recent research from Europe indicates the potent cough syrup ingredient ambroxol could be effective in alleviating neuropathic pain when used as a cream applied to the skin. The German scientists concluded that, “[Ambroxol] is therefore considered to be a useful, simple concept for pain management with few side effects. In the case reports presented in […]

  • Frost Bite Warning For Neuropathy Patients

    The severe cold gripping Canada over Valentine’s Day weekend may affect people with neuropathy more than those in the general population. According a news article in, “People with medical conditions such as diabetes, peripheral neuropathy and disease affecting blood vessels are at a greater risk for frost bite and hypothermia.” Hypothermia and hyperpyrexia can […]

  • Acupuncture Treatment For Peripheral Neuropathy

    An ancient treatment for pain relief, acupuncture, may have some use in the treatment of painful diabetic  peripheral neuropathy according to a research paper published in “Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology.” The study showed acupuncture improved nerve conduction and assessment of subjective symptoms in 16 of the 21 patients who received the treatment over a period […]