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Can legalized marijuana use help relieve pain from neuropathy?

Photo credit: Mary Pahlke The proposals for legalized marijuana use in the 2016 elections garnered wide support according to CULTURE magazine. “Another election has come and gone, and no matter which way you voted, it is clear that cannabis came out on top, winning sevenĀ of the nineĀ initiatives on the ballot, with another one too close …

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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 …

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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 northumberlandnews.com, “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 …

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