Sufferers of diabetic peripheral neurophathy may find relief with alpha-lipoic acid

Researchers from the University of Athens found certain doses of alpha-lipoic acid, along with a few other ingredients, helped patients get relief from the discomfort of painful diabetic neuropathy in only 40 days. An article titled “Effect of α-lipoic acid on symptoms and quality of life in patients with painful diabetic neuropathy,” produced the following […]

Signs of pain caused by peripheral neuropathy

Do you know if your pain can be caused by peripheral neuropathy? An article titled “How Bad Can Peripheral Neuropathy Get?” lists some warning signs of neuropathic pain. One can feel numbness or paresthesias (the feelings of pinpricks or tingles’) but also aching pains. People who have advanced peripheral neuropathy sometimes not only have those […]

Exercise for neuropathy sufferers can help deal with pain

Exercise can help manage the pain associated with diabetic neuropathy. While the uncomfort won’t go away, staying active as much as possible serves to keep the body and mind sharp. Fitness Expert, Jennifer Bayliss in Everydayhealth.com, answers the question, “I have diabetes-related neuropathy and I’m a little afraid to exercise because of it. Can you give […]