Neuropathy

Supplement Treatments for Neuropathy

…there are several natural therapies that have been shown to be effective in the prevention and treatment for neuropathy. Here are a few that I recommend. Natural Treatments for Neuropathy * Alpha lipoic acid, also called lipoic acid or ALA, is a vitamin-like antioxidant that is both fat- and…

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A Diabetes Success Story

…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 in her feet, and she could barely get around on her own. After hitting rock bottom, R.B. came…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Put Some Pep in Your Step With L-Carnitine

…this supplement works wonders for patients with heart failure and other cardiovascular problems, helps restore sensation in people with diabetic neuropathy, and is even reported to improve sexual function in men. You can find L-carnitine in health food stores and many online vendors. The recommended…

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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…

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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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Nourish Your Nerves

…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 oil…

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The Causes of Chronic Cough

…tablet, chewed 20 minutes before meals. * Could it be a Vitamin B12 deficiency? Another hidden problem that may cause chronic cough is sensory neuropathy. Damage to nerves in the larynx can lead to hypersensitivity and increased responsiveness to allergens, reflux and other irritants. If you have an…

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Get Pumped with EECP Therapy

…EECP therapy at Whitaker Wellness to treat patients with vascular dementia and memory loss, erectile dysfunction, Parkinson’s disease, neuropathy, peripheral artery disease, stubborn hypertension, some types of kidney disease and vision problems, and a handful of other conditions. The Whitaker…

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Two Supplements for Eye Health

…the major culprits responsible for blood vessel damage in patients with elevated blood sugar levels. As a result, it helps prevent retinopathy, neuropathy and other diabetes complications. Although benfotiamine is found in small quantities in garlic, shallots, leeks and onions, you’d have to…

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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 able…

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