Diabetes Neuropathy

Supplements to Defeat Diabetic Neuropathy

…with diabetic neuropathy, you are aware just how painful and debilitating this condition can be. The numbness, discomfort, and loss of sensation in the extremities isn’t just inconvenient—it can cause real problems. Fortunately, several supplements are effective in treating diabetic neuropathy. Alpha…

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Vitamin B, Vitamin C, and Diabetes

…remedies for diabetes are B-complex vitamins and vitamin C. B-complex vitamins, particularly B6 and B12, are vital for the health of people who have diabetes. That’s because these vitamins support nerve health, which is critical when addressing conditions such as diabetic neuropathy. Biotin is another…

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Three Natural Ways to Manage Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is a form of nerve damage that affects many people living with diabetes. In addition to being quite painful, it can also be debilitating. Fortunately, there are three effective, natural remedies to treat this common diabetes complication. Lipoic acid, also called alpha lipoic acid…

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Diabetes and Neuropathy

…(which occurs when proteins bind to sugars and disrupt cellular function) also damage nerve cells and contribute to neuropathy. Nerve damage related to diabetes (called diabetic neuropathy) often has serious consequences. In addition to pain and loss of sensation in the feet or hands, patients often experience…

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Treatments to Defeat Diabetic Neuropathy

…including diabetic neuropathy. Infrared Light Therapy. Infrared light therapy (brand names Health Light and Anodyne) delivers special wavelengths of infrared light through the skin to the affected tissues, increasing the production of nitric oxide (a signaling molecule in short supply in diabetics). This…

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Treating Type 2 Diabetes: A Tale of Two Brothers

…also had type 2 diabetes. His brother, however, opted to stick with the treatments for type 2 diabetes recommended by his conventional physicians, who dismissed the idea of controlling infection with sugar and blood glucose with supplements. He was plagued with diabetic neuropathy and kidney problems…

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Diabetes Complication #2: Foot Problems

…one of the most common diabetes complications is problems with the feet. For people with diabetic neuropathy, diminished sensation in the feet can lead to a host of problems, including an underestimation of wound severity. At the same time, impaired circulation makes diabetics more susceptible to infection…

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Antioxidants Are Key When Managing Diabetes

…, and nerves (neuropathy). You’ll also want to take an adequate amount of Vitamin E, your body’s premier fat-soluble antioxidant. Vitamin E improves glucose control and protects blood vessels and nerves from free radical damage, which is accelerated in people living with diabetes. Studies have shown…

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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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Treat Diabetic Complications

…water- and fat-soluble vitamins and minerals to virtually all of our patients. However, for our patients living with diabetes, we bump up those amounts by at least 50 percent. The diabetic condition causes increased urination and essentially acts as a diuretic, washing away magnesium, zinc, folic acid,…

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Heal Your Body With Thermotherapy

…prevalent 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 able…

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Two Supplements for Eye Health

…dealing 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 retinopathy…

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Health Benefits of L-Carnitine

…enough to use it. More benefits of L-carnitine include relief from chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetic neuropathy, peripheral vascular disease and intermittent claudication, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, kidney disease and dialysis, and male infertility and erectile dysfunction. For all these…

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Acupuncture Benefits: The List Goes On and On

…pain, 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 had…

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