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 […]

Antioxidant Treatment

A recent study summarized evidence that antioxidant treatment may be able to combat diabetic neuropathy. While using a holistic approach may sound appealing, so far no self-treatment methods have been proven to be effective in curing the disease or its effects. One of main barriers arises from the fact any supplement taken orally has to […]

Review of Capsaicin

The claims of capsaicin to relieve diabetic neuropathy pain has been reviewed in a recent paper on capsicum (capsaicin) by Krishnapura Srinivasan. Published in the Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, capsicum, which is the pungent alkaloid of red pepper (Capsicum annuum), has been used for centuries due its pain-relieving abilities. Dr. Srinivasan concluded capsaicin has […]