Symptoms of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

What is diabetic peripheral neuropathy? Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is a condition caused by long-term high blood sugar levels, which causes nerve damage. Some people will not have any symptoms. But for others symptoms may be debilitating. Between 60 and 70 percent of people with diabetes have some form of neuropathy, according to the National Institute…

Understanding Neuropathy Symptoms

Neuropathy May Limit Daily Functioning Neuropathic pain often makes movement painful, leading an individual to limit mobility. Being sedentary can cause muscles to weaken, further restricting physical functioning. Many people with neuropathy are unable to work. Back pain or other pain caused by neuropathy is typically described in the following terms: Severe, sharp, electric shock-like,…

Tips to Living Life with Foot Neuropathy Pain

Much information is available for those who seek it our in regards to living life with neuropathy in the feet. Neuropathy is a frustrating disease to which there is no cure. Neuropathy in the feet can be developed due to a prier condition such as diabetes; other causes for this horrible disease could be genetics,…

10 Natural Home Remedies for Nerve Pain

Nervous system plays a significant role in functioning of the human body. Breathing, heartbeat, senses and other similar functions of the body are controlled by the nervous system. The two broadly divided parts of nervous system are central nervous system and peripheral nervous system. Central nervous system is connected with the spinal cord and brain,…

Life with neuropathy

‘Old Fart’ William’s Story I am 72 years old and live alone in a single family bungalow in Peterborough. I eat too much, drink too much, and get too little exercise. I am a retired teacher and have lived alone since my wife died in 2000. I am a fat old fart who lives a…

Neuropathy and Sleep

It’s four in the morning and you’re still awake.  You’ve been in bed, and you should have been asleep ages ago.  Your alarm will go off in only a few hours, and you’re dreading the long day ahead that you’ll have to spend completely exhausted. If you suffer from peripheral neuropathy, this scenario is probably…

Neuropathy Symptoms: Beware of Tingling Feet

By Amy Tenderich Diabetes can cause problems, literally head to toe. And the damage that can occur to your feet is no joke. While most of us have a vague idea that diabetic feet need special care, we usually don’t look into the details until it’s absolutely necessary—in other words, when things are already going…

Neuropathy, Fatigue, & 7 Other Signs You’re Not Getting Enough B12

Are you one of the estimated 47 million Americans with insufficient levels of vitamin B12 in your system? If so – you may not even realize it. Since your body doesn’t produce vitamin B12 on its own – you have to get it through your diet or vitamin supplements, which is why so many people…