Diabetes Neuropathy

Supplements to Defeat Diabetic Neuropathy

…problems. Fortunately, several supplements are effective in treating diabetic neuropathy. Alpha Lipoic Acid. Also known as lipoic acid or ALA, alpha lipoic acid is my top supplement recommendation for treating diabetic neuropathy. ALA is an extraordinary antioxidant that, in addition to quenching…

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A Diabetes Success Story

R.B., a type 2 diabetic, had been on insulin for 16 years. She had retinopathy, angina, high blood pressure, a history of two heart attacks, and an open ulcer on her foot that refused to heal. But the most debilitating of her problems was neuropathy. Nerve damage left her with virtually no sensation…

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Antioxidants Are Key When Managing Diabetes

…with diabetes. Studies have shown that high doses of supplemental vitamin E may even reverse damage to nerves caused by diabetes and protect against diabetic cataracts and atherosclerosis. Supplementation with both of these antioxidants is associated with a reduced risk of diabetic retinopathy.…

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Chronic Pain Treatment the Pro Athletes Use

…Laverne’s Chronic Pain Treatment When La Mae brought her husband Laverne to Whitaker Wellness, he was in a wheelchair and suffering with diabetes, neuropathy and intense pain. His conventional doctor prescribed cortisone shots, pain pills and muscle relaxers, but they provided little relief.…

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Nourish Your Nerves

…one double-blind study carried out in seven medical centers, 480 mg of evening primrose oil taken daily for one year improved symptoms of diabetic neuropathy. Other studies have utilized doses of up to 6,000 mg per day with good results. I suggest starting with 500–1,500 mg of evening primrose…

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Heal Your Body With Thermotherapy

…in the lower extremities of people with diabetes—improving sensation, mobility, and quality of life. I had a patient with severe diabetic neuropathy who hobbled into the clinic on a cane. After treatment with infrared light plus hyperbaric oxygen therapy, the cane was history and he was…

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Two Supplements for Eye Health

…with diabetes, you’ll want to be particularly aware of this because, among other things, AGEs can cause tissues like the collagen in your blood vessels to become stiff and lose their flexibility. This is a major culprit behind many diabetic complications, including cataracts and diabetic

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Acupuncture Benefits: The List Goes On and On

…nausea, and sciatica. Acupuncture Gave Enid Her Life Back Enid came to Whitaker Wellness with a host of medical problems ranging from diabetes and neuropathy to cardiovascular disease and gastrointestinal issues. She was weak, tired, and had lots of aches and pains. Here’s what this patient…

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