Everything About Peripheral Neuropathy

Published April 10, 2018

Have you recently been diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy, which is a condition you had never heard of prior to the diagnosis? Are you interested in learning more about it as you want to understand what has led to this diagnose and what can be done to manage the pain? Peripheral neuropathy is the weakness, the inflammation or the complete damage of peripheral nerves, which are the nerves on your arms, hands, feet, legs, face or even internal organs. The pain caused by peripheral neuropathy is constant and can reach unbearable levels. This is the main reason why in case your pain has already reached a level at which you feel that you need help, you should learn more about the management of nerve pain on Neuropathy Program. Luckily, there are a few programs available through which you can easily access specialized help, programs which experienced researchers work for and through which excellent results have been obtained so far. Until you join a specialized program, it really is important to get a better understanding of this condition, so check out the article below and see the most important details on peripheral neuropathy.

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Symptoms:

  • Tingling in the hands or the feet
  • Regularly dropping things from your hands without being influenced by anything
  • Numbness in the hands or the feet
  • Sharp pain
  • A drop in blood pressure
  • Sexual dysfunction (this is a symptom that particularly appears in men)
  • Constipation and digestive problems.

So, what is it that causes peripheral neuropathy? Scientists discovered that peripheral neuropathy usually appears after the age of 40 and the patients are usually overweight, they suffer from high blood pressure and have a diabetes diagnosis. If you have any combination of the causes mentioned above, then you’ve found the root of your problem.

Even though peripheral neuropathy cannot be fully cured, as once the nerve is damaged there is no turning back, there are plenty of treatments that have proved to be efficient with its symptoms, especially with the pain associated with it. If you choose to join a specialized Neuropathy Program, you will have to run some tests and an experienced professional will create a personalized treatment plan for you. The treatment plan can contain pain medication as well as prescription drugs, medical treatments such as ergonomic casts, transcutaneous electronic nerve stimulation and you might also be recommended to try alternative treatments such as chiropractic care, massage, yoga or meditation. Whatever you discover that it works for you, continue doing it. I know for sure that you will find the perfect combination of treatment options, the one that will help you easily manage the pain. Peripheral neuropathy will cause severe, constant pain but it can be managed, especially if you don’t ignore it and act as fast as you get the diagnosis. Yes, it is a condition that will cause a lot of trouble in the future but it is a condition that you will be able to deal with. You can comfortably live in spite of peripheral neuropathy as long as you make the right choices.

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