Relief from neuropathic pain with phenytoin cream according to new study

Phenytoin provided temporary relief from neuropathic pain reports a recent study in the Journal of Pain Research. The doctors, Jan M. Keppel Hesselink and David Kopsky, from the Institute for Neuropathic Pain in Amsterdam, summarized their findings on the benefits of a 10% topical cream with phenytoin as the active ingredient as follows. “We, therefore, developed a […]

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 […]

Recent article claims essential oils can provide relief for nerve pain

Suffer from nerve pain? These 18 essential oils could provide some relief. An article in aromautopia.com , with the subtitle, 18 Best Essential Oils For Nerve Pain, has a wonderful graphic about the essential oils. The oils mentioned include: Balsam Fir Bergamot Black pepper Black spruce Clary sage Clove Eucalyptus Frankincense Geranium Ginger Helichrysum Lavender […]