April 17, 2023
Neuropathy is a condition that affects the nerves and causes pain, numbness, and weakness, among other symptoms. The condition can be caused by a variety of factors, including injury, infection, diabetes, and chemotherapy. Millions of people worldwide are affected by neuropathy, and without proper management, the condition can have a significant impact on an individual's quality of life.
Knowing the causes, symptoms, and management options that are available can help individuals take control of their symptoms and improve their overall well-being. If you experience any of the symptoms of neuropathy, please consult with a healthcare provider to determine the best course of action for you. Healthy lifestyle choices, and the management of underlying conditions, can help prevent neuropathy or reduce the risk of further damage to the nerves.
Neuropathy can be caused by a range of factors such as injury, infection, toxic exposure, and medical conditions such as diabetes or autoimmune diseases. The damage caused to the nerves can interrupt the communication between the brain, spinal cord, and the rest of the body, leading to a variety of symptoms. Some people may be genetically predisposed to develop neuropathy.
The most common symptoms of neuropathy include pain, tingling, numbness, and weakness. The type of neuropathy and the nerves affected determine the location and severity of the symptoms. Pain from neuropathy can be sharp, burning, and shooting, which can be challenging to manage. In addition to physical symptoms, individuals with neuropathy may also experience mood changes, sleep disturbances, and difficulty concentrating. These symptoms can lead to a decrease in the quality of life for people suffering from neuropathy.
Some of the things people with neuropathy have tried with little-to-no success have been a combination of medications, lifestyle changes, acupuncture, massage therapy, and physical therapy. The most successful interventions known have been our safe, effective neuropathy protocols. With more than a 90% patient satisfaction rating, our systems have been time tested and used by thousands throughout the country.
Prevention of neuropathy depends on the underlying cause. For example, if neuropathy is caused by diabetes, it is essential to maintain healthy blood sugar levels to prevent further damage to the nerves. Avoiding toxic exposure and practicing good hand hygiene to prevent infections are also essential for preventing neuropathy. Wearing footwear to protect the feet and avoiding repetitive motions, such as typing or sewing, can help prevent neuropathy from occurring in the hands or feet.
If you have any questions about peripheral neuropathy, are concerned about symptoms, or you’re interested in learning more about our safe, effective neuropathy protocol, contact Riddle Wellness today. We’re located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, and are dedicated to helping you reduce symptoms of neuropathy and improve your overall wellbeing. We can be reached by calling 904-395-5598 or sending an email through our secure contact form.