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Peripheral Neuropathy - How To Put A Check On It?

Peripheral Neuropathy - How To Put A Check On It?

The sensation of pain and numbness are quite common in patients suffering from high blood sugar. If you are suffering from nerve damage from high blood sugar, chances are you have diabetic peripheral neuropathy. The discomfort can affect your mood and overall quality of life. But with some easy to follow steps can help you keep peripheral neuropathy under control.

  1. Keep your blood sugar levels under control: Your first task is to manage your blood sugar levels under control and with the passage of time it will damage the peripheral nerves and pave the way for diabetic neuropathy. If you can keep your blood sugar levels within a healthy range, you will be able to reduce the risk of nerve damage by about 60 percent. You should talk to your doctor first since a rapid drop in the blood sugar levels can prove to be even worse.
  2. Get the right level of Vitamin D: Your skin functions by producing Vitamin D in response to sunlight and it is immensely helpful in shielding against nerve pain. It has been found people who have lower levels of this nutrient are more likely to suffer from more pain. In case it is hard to get the recommended daily intake from food only, you will have to take supplement pills.
  3. Keep away from smoking: We all know that smoking causes the blood vessels to constrict which hampers circulation. If you don’t quit smoking, your peripheral nerves may not be able to nutrient-rich blood which would make pain worse.
  4. Take a warm bath: Warm water is not just relaxing, it can also improve circulation all through the body. It can provide instant relief. But it is worthy of mention here that since diabetic neuropathy leads to loss of sensation, you should ensure that the water isn’t too hot before you jump in.
  5. Seek resort to over the counter medications: There is a host of painkillers available for easing mild to moderate ache stemming from diabetic neuropathy. These include ibuprofen, aspirin, naproxen and acetaminophen. But before taking any of these pills, you should consult with an expert who can choose the right medicine for you.
  6. Get up and move: Exercise can combat pain in a variety of ways. It helps in keeping blood sugar levels under control which, in turn, can hinder nerve damage. Workout increases blood flow to the extremities while also uplifting your mood. It will help you get rid of stress so that you can better deal with the symptoms of peripheral neuropathy. In a study conducted by the University of Kansas, it was found that people who exercise regularly didn’t face any trouble in doing daily activities.
  7. Consider carpal tunnel surgeryWhen the patient is suffering from localized peripheral nerve compression that affects the hands, carpal tunnel surgery can be considered as a last resort to achieve pain relief, reduced incidence of ulceration, increased range of movement and balance, preservation of limbs and improved quality of life.

With these few tips, you will be able to manage the peripheral neuropathy better.

Meri ankh laal ho rahi hai mere pero me jalan hoti hai hai, muje pata karna hai kya dikkat hai.

Meri ankh laal ho rahi hai mere pero me jalan hoti hai hai, muje pata karna hai kya dikkat hai.
Wash your eyes many times a day with cold water. It may be due to some allergy or it may be infection. If redness increased please consult with eye specialist. Pairo me jalan के liye paron ko thande pani me dalkar rakhe 15 minutes tak.
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Hot feeling in ears, palms and feet from past 3 days. Encountered mild flank pain once or twice. Please suggest remedy/treatment Ayurvedic & homeopathy please excuse.

Hot feeling in ears, palms and feet from past 3 days. Encountered mild flank pain once or twice. Please suggest remed...
Get cbc mp card please start dolo 650 mg thrice daily revert me reports. Sorry I am allopathic doctor.
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Diabetic Neuropathy - Can Ayurveda Help?

Diabetic Neuropathy - Can Ayurveda Help?

How to manage diabetic neuropathy naturally?
Diabetic neuropathy is a chronic medical condition that results in nerve damage. This occurs due to the inefficient use of insulin hormone in the body. More than 60 diabetic patients show one or the other signs of neuropathy. The latter can aggravate to more complicated problems, if the blood sugar levels are not kept in check. Here is a list of some natural remedies that will help you fight diabetic neuropathy.

  1. Controlling the blood sugar level: It is important to maintain a healthy blood sugar level to prevent any further damage to blood vessels, nerves, skin, eyes and other parts of the body. The best way to keep your blood sugar in check is by maintaining a healthy diet, exercising on a daily basis and living a stress-free life. Frequent blood sugar tests should be conducted to ensure that the readings are within the accepted level.
  2. A proper diet: Diet of a person has a direct effect on the blood sugar levels. Intake of refined carbs and sugar drinks should be strictly avoided to stabilize blood sugar. Fresh fruits and vegetables that are rich in vitamins and fiber, and are antioxidant in nature should be consumed regularly. Other food items such as wild-caught fish, olive oil, nuts, avocado, coconut oil, egg whites (albumen), legumes and stevia greatly help in maintaining blood sugar level.
  3. Exercise and physical activity: A study conducted by the Journal of Diabetes Complications in 2012 reported that daily exercise significantly helps a diabetic neuropathy patient to bring down the blood sugar to a more acceptable level. Walking for a span of 30-45 minutes daily, performing mild exercises, cycling and swimming lower the blood sugar level. They also help the body in using the insulin in a much better fashion, reducing cholesterol and improving blood circulation in the body. Additionally, daily exercise strengthens muscles and increases mobility.
  4. Refrain from toxic chemicals: Chemicals such as pesticides, beauty products and unnecessary antibiotics can lead to kidney stone formation for a patient of diabetic neuropathy. Toxic wastes in the blood aggravate the symptoms of diabetes leading to other complications. Consumption of alcohol or any other nicotine-related products should be stopped as well. They tend to damage the nerve and increase the risk of heart attacks and cardiac arrests.
  5. Stress management: Stress is another culprit responsible for enhancing diabetic neuropathy. It not only escalates the blood sugar level but also increases the chance of cardiac-related diseases such as cardiac arrest and strokes. Exercise, meditation, practising hobbies, spending time with friends and family are a few ways of relieving stress. Studies have shown that alternative treatments such as acupuncture can also relieve you from stress to a great extent.
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Diabetes - Role Of Homeopathy In Treating It!

Diabetes - Role Of Homeopathy In Treating It!

Diabetes or diabetes mellitus is referred to as a group of disorders that are characterized by a high blood sugar level. Diabetes mellitus occurs when the secretion of insulin (a pancreatic hormone responsible for converting the sugar from consumed foods into energy) is insufficient or the body cells do not properly respond to insulin. Insufficient secretion of insulin causes glucose formation in the bloodstream and mixes with the urine.

The psychological factors responsible for Diabetes Mellitus. In majority (not all), this disease originates with some recent stress in life. This disease is an epidemic in late thirties till fifties. In this age, a person is productive in his profession and most of the time there are job or financial issues that play a very vital role in generating stress and hence Diabetes.

Mostly, in my practice patients reported, before developing Diabetes, a recent financial loss or strain, love disappointment, a betrayal, or fear of loosing a job etc., sedentary habits, diet and genetic factors are secondary. Homeopathy keep such things in account before prescribing and in many cases Diabetes is irreversible. Thers is a vast field of diabetic complications where Homeopathy has a lot to offer. One of them is diabetic neuropathy. For example pain in soles, nerves, lack of energy, sexual dysfunctionmood disorders, diabetic ulcer etc.

Homeopathy For Diabetes

In homeopathy, the main focus is on functioning of the pancreas in efficient insulin production. There are specific medicines which are used effectively in the treatment of all the stages of the diseases.

Homeopathic treatment can help improve the general health of a person with diabetes:

If a person with diabetes is in good health, his or her insulin requirements will be steady and the blood glucose well controlled at the same time.  Homeopaths resort to different approaches towards diabetes Management of Blood Sugar. First is when the blood sugar level is very high, the priority is to control it and there are homeopathic remedies that could reduce the sugar.

Homeopathy regards health as a state of balancing the equilibrium of the life force. Whatever treatment is taken it’s always advisable to be in regular touch with the doctor and keep sharing the health status with the doctor. The homeopathic preparations useful for diabetes are as follows:

  1. Phosphoric acid: Useful remedy for diabetes with the symptoms of recurrent physical or mental exhaustion, loss of memory and numbness in the feet.

  2. Abroma Augusta: This homeopathic preparation is useful for diabetics who show the symptoms of polyuria, an increased sensation of hunger and weakness in the muscles.

  3. Syzygium Jambolanum: Useful in reducing the blood sugar level quickly and effectively. This homeopathic preparation is also useful to cure diabetics with the symptoms of polyuria, increased sensation of thirst and long-term ulcers.

  4. Gymnema Sylvestre: This Homeopathic preparation acts as a useful remedy for diabetics who are experiencing the symptoms of weight loss with a severe lack in energy levels.

  5. Uranium Nitricum: This homeopathic preparation is a useful cure for diabetes with the symptoms of depressionnausea, irregular urination, severe pain in the back, delayed menstrual periods in women, significant pain in the head and dry skin.

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Hello Doctor, I have a burning sensation in my both hands due to which I cannot sleep well and it irritates me more so please give me some suggestion or diagnostic procedure to know about this problem.

Hello Doctor, I have a burning sensation in my both hands due to which I cannot sleep well and it irritates me more s...
You have neuralgia and need to find out the cause by a neurologist warmth or a burning sensation in your hands can also be a symptom of peripheral neuropathy. This condition involves nerve dysfunction due to nerve damage from an underlying condition. Other symptoms may include: tingling in the hands or feet.
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I am 42 years old. I have been a hour patient and taking zyloric 300 mg continuously from the past 3 months. However, since last 15-20 days, I have been suffering from a burning sensation on top of my right feet. No problem on the heel. When I press my feet, I don't get any burning sensation or pain. But, when I try stretching my ankle I get a pain on the ankle joint. If I rub my heels for cleaning the skin, the upper part of the feet feels like rubbing against some wound. On the advise of my gout doc, I checked with a neurologist. He did some test and found nothing wrong with my nerves. He told me that it could be due to wearing tight shoes and gave me medication to reduce nerve irritation. Since last 10 days I am having his medicine. But, till now I haven't got any relief and the problem is still persisting. Two months back, I did a full body checkup and everything was normal except for my ldl cholesterol. Though I started cycling after that till this problem started. Could anyone guide me please.

I am 42 years old. I have been a hour patient and taking zyloric 300 mg continuously from the past 3 months. However,...
Feet burning sensation a burning sensation in your feet may be caused by nerve damage in the legs, also called neuropathy. Although many medical conditions can cause burning feet, diabetesis the most common. Most burning feet treatments focus on preventing further nerve damage and reducing pain. Causes of burning feet most often, neuropathy is the cause of burning feet. Damaged nerve fibers are more likely to become overactive and misfire. The damaged nerves send pain signals to the brain even though there is no wound. In most people with neuropathy, the leg nerves become damaged first. These people often have tingling and numbness in the feet as well. Many people complain that their feet are overly sensitive to touch (hyperesthesia) and can have varying degrees of burning pain. It can range from mild to disabling. Diabetes and alcohol abuse are by far the most common causes of neuropathy in the legs. Many other conditions can cause neuropathy or a burning sensation in the feet: besides neuropathy, infections and inflammation of the feet can also cause a burning sensation. The most common of these is athlete's foot, an infection of the skin caused by fungus. Peripheral artery disease (pad) also commonly causes burning feet. The poor circulation of blood to the feet may frequently cause pain, tingling, and burning feet, especially while walking. •chronic kidney disease (uremia) •small fiber neuropathy •vitamin deficiency (vitamin b12, folate, and occasionally vitamin b6) •alcohol abuse •low thyroid hormone levels (hypothyroidism) •lyme disease •hiv/aids •amyloid polyneuropathy •drug side effects, including chemotherapy drugs, vitamin b6 overdose, hiv medicines, amiodarone, isoniazid, metformin, and others •erythromelalgia •heavy metal poisoning (lead, mercury, arsenic) •vasculitis (inflammation of bloodvessels) •sarcoidosis •guillain-barre syndrome (gbs) •chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (cidp) •always use the footwear of proper fitting and which is comfortable. •always use socks. Never use shoes without socks. •after a long day work, it is advisable to stretch and also to ice your feet. •provide rest to your feet as much as you can. •avoid the use of alcohol or any narcotic items. •acupuncture or magnetic therapy shall be done whenever possible to keep the nerves active. •follow all the instructions as given by the doctor.
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Carexia care 9 medicine can affect the period? Please advise or rainy season affect my period.

Carexia care 9 medicine can affect the period? Please advise or rainy season affect my period.
"carexia care 9 medicine can affect the period? "- no" rainy season affect my period.- no if sexually active do the urine pregnancy test, if not active or pregnancy ruled out then wait for few days or meet gynecologist.
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I have burning sensation in the sole of my feet. I am taking methotrexate 7.5 mg per week and lefra 10 every day for my rheumatoid arthritis, since 1.5 months. I am not diabetic. Have hypothyroidism, take thyronorm 25. Foot sole has become thin in the last one month. Washing and soaking in water gives relief. I have lots of sweating too and drink much more water than before. My age is 57 yrs. Please advise what is the cause and cure for this problem. Thanks.

I have burning sensation in the sole of my feet. I am taking methotrexate 7.5 mg per week and lefra 10 every day for ...
A burning sensation in your feet may be caused by nerve damage in the legs, also called neuropathy. Although many medical conditions can cause burning feet, diabetesis the most common. Most burning feet treatments focus on preventing further nerve damage and reducing pain. Causes of burning feet most often, neuropathy is the cause of burning feet. Damaged nerve fibers are more likely to become overactive and misfire. The damaged nerves send pain signals to the brain even though there is no wound. In most people with neuropathy, the leg nerves become damaged first. These people often have tingling and numbness in the feet as well. Many people complain that their feet are overly sensitive to touch (hyperesthesia) and can have varying degrees of burning pain. It can range from mild to disabling. Diabetes and alcohol abuse are by far the most common causes of neuropathy in the legs. Many other conditions can cause neuropathy or a burning sensation in the feet: besides neuropathy, infections and inflammation of the feet can also cause a burning sensation. The most common of these is athlete's foot, an infection of the skin caused by fungus. Peripheral artery disease (pad) also commonly causes burning feet. The poor circulation of blood to the feet may frequently cause pain, tingling, and burning feet, especially while walking. •chronic kidney disease (uremia) •small fiber neuropathy •vitamin deficiency (vitamin b12, folate, and occasionally vitamin b6) •alcohol abuse •low thyroid hormone levels (hypothyroidism) •lyme disease •hiv/aids •amyloid polyneuropathy •drug side effects, including chemotherapy drugs, vitamin b6 overdose, hiv medicines, amiodarone, isoniazid, metformin, and others •erythromelalgia •heavy metal poisoning (lead, mercury, arsenic) •vasculitis (inflammation of bloodvessels) •sarcoidosis •guillain-barre syndrome (gbs) •chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (cidp) •always use the footwear of proper fitting and which is comfortable. •always use socks. Never use shoes without socks. •after a long day work, it is advisable to stretch and also to ice your feet. •provide rest to your feet as much as you can. •avoid the use of alcohol or any narcotic items. •acupuncture or magnetic therapy shall be done whenever possible to keep the nerves active. •follow all the instructions as given by the doctor.
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