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Health Warning: Dangers of Neuropathy

Debra Murray

What is Neuropathy?Neuropathy is a type of nerve damage. It can cause a number of symptoms, including persistent burning pain, numbness, tingling and muscle weakness.Neuropathy is generally a symptom of some other, underlying cause. Most commonly, neuropathy is caused by Type II diabetes. However, the condition can also be caused by traumatic injuries, infections such as Lyme disease and exposure to environmental toxins.The nerve damage associated with neuropathy is generally concentrated in the hands and feet. However, it can appear anywhere in the body. What are the Symptoms of Neuropathy?The symptoms of this condition tend to be highly variable, depending...

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Simple Health Tips for Neuropathy Sufferers

Debra Murray

  If you suffer from neuropathy, whether or not it goes along with diabetes, you know all too well that the damage to nerves causes numbness or tingling in the feet and lower legs, burning sensations, loss of sensation in the feet or lower legs, and sometimes symptoms can even occur in the hands or arms.   General health tips that can help ease the pain of neuropathy include those having to do with safety, eating, exercise, stretching, massaging and other good pointers: Stand up and walk slowly and carefully and watch out for any objects that may be in...

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