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Questions to Ask Your Doctor about Neuropathy

Questions To Ask Your Doctor About Neuropathy

Neuropathy, also called peripheral neuropathy, is a condition caused by nerve damage. Neuropathy can affect movement, sensation (e.g., temperature, pain, touch), and functions, such as breathing and digestion. Peripheral neuropathy can occur with no known cause, but the disorder often is associated with diabetes (called diabetic neuropathy) and other medical conditions. Neuropathy can result in […]

Neuropathic Pain and Neuropathy Treatment

Neuropathic Pain And Neuropathy Treatment

Neuropathy is a disease that damages the nerves and causes them to function abnormally. The pain caused by the damage, dysfunction and/or injury of the nerve tissue is called neuropathic pain. Because nerve fibers exist throughout the body in complex networks, finding the source of the neuropathic pain and getting the proper treatment can de […]

Understanding Peripheral Neuropathy & Nerve Pain

Understanding Peripheral Neuropathy & Nerve Pain

What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy is damage to the peripheral nervous system which transmits information from the brain and spinal cord to every other part of the body. These are the nerves that sense pain, touch, hot, and cold. They also affect movement and muscle strength. The nerves in the feet and lower legs […]

Types of Neuropathy

Types Of Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy can be broadly categorized by the type of nerve that has been damaged. The peripheral nervous system is made up of three types of nerves: motor nerves (responsible for voluntary movement) sensory nerves (responsible for sensing temperature, pain, touch, and limb positioning); including large and small fibers autonomic nerves (responsible for involuntary functions […]

12 Causes of Peripheral Neuropathy

(ĐTĐ) – Peripheral Neuropathy is a disorder that results from damage to the peripheral nerves. The nerves other than the ones found in your brain and spinal cord. This set of nerves receives electrical impulses from the brain and spinal cord, the central nervous system and sends them to other parts of your body. In […]