Supporting Peripheral Neuropathy Caregivers

Categories: Neuropathy, News|

Peripheral neuropathy is a neurological disorder with the most common symptoms being tingling, prickling, burning and pain. Additionally, patients suffer from lack of sensation in the hands or feet. Caregivers for those with peripheral neuropathy play a crucial role. They ensure that the condition is handled with care and dignity. [...]

Breast Cancer and Peripheral Neuropathy

Categories: Chemo-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy, Neuropathy|

October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In 2020, around there were about 19.3 million new cases of cancer recorded globally, with 10 million deaths. Additionally, breast cancer in women is responsible for 11.7% of total cancer cases. Furthermore, Australia, Western Europe and North America have the greatest incidences of breast [...]

Neuropathy and Balance

Categories: Diabetic Neuropathy, Neuropathy|

September 19-25, 2021 marks Balance Awareness Week. Balance becomes a progressive issue with age, making people prone to falls. Around 69,000 Americans suffer from frequently debilitating symptoms of chronic imbalance associated with a vestibular disorder. Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that involves damage to the peripheral nervous system. Our peripheral [...]

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: Treatment

Categories: Diabetic Neuropathy, Neuropathy|

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is a progressive disease that often involves pain, loss of sensation and weakness. About 60-70% of diabetic patients are known to suffer from peripheral neuropathy. Above all, there is no FDA-approved treatment to cure the condition, hence the aim is to slow the progression of symptoms [...]

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: Symptoms

Categories: Diabetic Neuropathy, Neuropathy|

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is a progressive disease that often involves pain, loss of sensation and weakness. In other words, peripheral neuropathy is a condition involving pain and damage in the nerves. DPN is a condition caused by high blood sugar and about 60-70% of diabetic patients are known to [...]

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: Diagnosis

Categories: Diabetic Neuropathy, Neuropathy|

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is a progressive disease that often involves pain, loss of sensation and weakness. Moreover, about 60-70% of diabetic patients are known to suffer from peripheral neuropathy. If not treated in time or managed well, it can lead to lower limb amputations that can be avoided. For [...]

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: A Beginner’s Guide

Categories: Diabetic Neuropathy, Neuropathy|

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that involves damage to the peripheral nervous system. To emphasize, our peripheral nerves carry signals to and from our central nervous system. Hence, malfunctioning of these nerves causes disruption and affects how the body reacts to reflexes. For instance, it can affect your body's reaction [...]

Five Ways to Take Care of Your Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Categories: Diabetic Neuropathy, Neuropathy|

There are over one hundred different types of peripheral neuropathy that have been identified so far. However, diabetic neuropathy remains the most common type of neuropathy. Individuals suffering from diabetes deal with frequent fluctuations in their blood sugar levels and often suffer from nerve damage, requiring special care of their [...]

Peripheral Neuropathy and Mental Health

Categories: Neuropathy|

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that involves damage to the peripheral nervous system. Our peripheral nerves carry signals to and from our central nervous system. Thus malfunctioning of these nerves causes disruption and affects how the body reacts to reflexes and other stimuli like pain and temperature. Pondering about life [...]

Go to Top