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Unexplained Nerve Pain: The Mystery of Neuropathic Pain

Unexplained Nerve Pain: The Mystery Of Neuropathic Pain

If you have nerve pain, you know that it can take many forms: burning, tingling, electricity, and pins-and-needles are a few of the ways people describe the sensation. But if you have no idea what’s causing the pain, you’re not alone. Millions of people have unexplained nerve pain. While traditional medicine can offer some relief, […]

Peripheral Neuropathy and Diabetes

Peripheral Neuropathy And Diabetes

Experts describe 10 ways to treat diabetic nerve pain at home. For millions of people with diabetes, living with nerve pain means learning to improvise. Even the best medicines only cut nerve pain by about half, on average. And some people with diabetes might want to avoid the expense and potential side effects of additional […]

Diabetes-Related Nerve Problems

Diabetes-related Nerve Problems

Neuropathy, a common complication of diabetes, is damage to the nerves that allow you to feel sensations such as pain. There are a number of ways that diabetes damages the nerves, and they are all linked to blood glucose (sugar) being too high for a long period of time. Diabetes-related nerve damage can be painful, […]

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), also called reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome, is a chronic pain condition in which high levels of nerve impulses are sent to an affected site. Experts believe that CRPS occurs as a result of dysfunction in the central or peripheral nervous systems. CRPS is most common in people aged 20-35. The […]

Central Pain Syndrome

Central Pain Syndrome

Central pain syndrome is a neurological condition caused by dysfunction that specifically affects the central nervous system (CNS), which includes the brain, brainstem, and spinal cord. The disorder occurs in people who have — or who have experienced — strokes, multiple sclerosis, limb amputations, brain injuries, or spinal cord injuries and may develop months or […]

Treatments of Neuropathic pain

Treatments Of Neuropathic Pain

(ĐTĐ) – Neuropathic pain can be very difficult to treat with only some 40-60% of patients achieving partial relief. In addition to the work of Dworkin, O’Connor and Backonja et al., cited above, there have been several recent attempts to derive guidelines for pharmacological therapy. These have combined evidence from randomized controlled trials with expert […]

Mechanisms of Neuropathic pain

Mechanisms Of Neuropathic Pain

(ĐTĐ) – Neuropathic pain is a type of pain which is caused by damage to or dysfunction of the nervous system. Neuropathic pain cannot be explained by a single disease process or a single specific location of damage. Neuropathic pain may be associated with abnormal sensations called dysesthesias, which occur spontaneously and allodynias that occur […]

The 2014-2015 Global Year Against Neuropathic Pain campaign

Letter from the IASP President Tiếng Việt >> Dear IASP members and supporters, I am pleased to announce the 2014-2015 Global Year Against Neuropathic Pain campaign, which will launch on Monday, October 20, 2014. Neuropathic pain is pain that arises as a direct consequence of a lesion or diseases affecting the somatosensory system. Despite the […]