Neuropathy Treatment

Diabetes and Neuropathy

…their feet, which are very slow to heal and prone to serious infection, diabetic neuropathy is a leading cause of lower-extremity amputations. Thankfully, adjustments to your diet and lifestyle are just a few of the effective natural treatments for diabetes that can help prevent diabetic neuropathy.

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Supplement Treatments for Neuropathy

…is that 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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Heal Your Body With Thermotherapy

…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 to get back on the golf…

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Acupuncture Benefits: The List Goes On and On

…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 to say about the health benefits of acupuncture: “I recently finished four weeks of treatment at the Whitaker Wellness…

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Nourish Your Nerves

…frightening, as it can curb your mobility and independence and challenge your ability to live life to its fullest. There are a number of alternative treatments for diabetes that can help prevent this damage, including a few key supplements I know are effective. For starters, there’s lipoic…

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Health Benefits of Spicy Foods

…joint pain. Capsaicin ointments are helpful for arthritis, back pain, and neuropathy—even conventional physicians recognize its value as a treatment for the pain of shingles. The first application often causes a burning sensation; but as substance P is depleted, this discomfort goes away. You…

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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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The Causes of Chronic Cough

…often these conditions are overlooked when symptoms are as “mild” as a persistent cough. Most of these coughs respond to appropriate treatment. * Control GERD, eliminate coughing. Coughing isn’t always initiated in the respiratory system. Another leading trigger is gastroesophageal…

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