Why Is My Peripheral Neuropathy Worse at Night?
Why does neuropathic pain flare up at night? Although sleep issues may not seem like the most significant issue when managing peripheral neuropathy, it is essential to tackle both neuropathy […]
Peripheral Neuropathy and Amyloidosis
The connection between peripheral neuropathy and amyloidosis is often overlooked and yet to be fully understood. With March being Amyloidosis Awareness Month, much is to be said and learned about […]
Allodynia vs. Hyperalgesia: What’s the Difference?
Allodynia and hyperalgesia are conditions associated with neuropathy pain. In fact, research shows that both conditions are observed in 15-20% of patients suffering from neuropathic pain. When it comes to […]
Peripheral Neuropathy and Sexual Dysfunction
Peripheral neuropathy is often associated with a loss of feeling, muscle weakness, or numbing sensation in the extremities, primarily in the hands and feet. Since this type of neuropathy is […]
Exercising With Peripheral Neuropathy
Exercising with peripheral neuropathy can be challenging, as individuals may experience enhanced pain or numbness in their extremities during physical activity. Despite these difficulties, it is important to pursue physical […]
Foot Care for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
For individuals with diabetes, a sore on the foot, bug bite or blister could lead to a difficult infection or skin ulcer that could result in an amputation. Risks for […]
What Is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)?
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a broad term to describe chronic pain and inflammation centralized in the arm or leg. CRPS can develop after some form of trauma, like […]
COVID-19 and Peripheral Neuropathy — What’s the Relationship?
As the world continues to grapple with the outbreak of COVID-19, scientists and medical professionals are working tirelessly to understand more about the virus and how it affects the human […]
How to Deal With a New Peripheral Neuropathy Diagnosis
Coping Strategies for Peripheral Neuropathy Symptoms, New Diagnosis and Treatment There are different types of peripheral neuropathy, and each type has its own set of unique symptoms. Symptoms can vary […]
Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS): What Is It and What Are the Symptoms?
What is restless leg syndrome? To start, restless leg syndrome is considered a sleep disorder. People with RLS experience an intense urge to move their legs when they’ve been sitting […]