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Benefits of Vitamin B and Neurobion

Neurotropic B vitamins are a mixture of vitamins that play an important role in the health of nervous system; they nourish and help regenerate nerves.  These vitamins, thiamine (B1), pyridoxine (B6), and cobalamin (B12), are naturally obtained by eating meat, eggs, and grains. Dietary sources of the neurotropic B vitamins: Vitamin B1 – Meat (especially pork […]

What is Neuropathy?

Without our nerves, we couldn’t live. Nerves act like the body’s electrical wiring and connect the brain to every part of the body. They allow us to move and feel sensations. They even protect the body by transmitting pain. Some nerves control vital functions which take place within the body such as the heartbeat, digestion, […]

Symptoms of Neuropathy

Symptoms of neuropathy include tingling, “pins and needles”, weakness, pain, numbness, extreme sensitivity to touch, trouble feeling heat or cold and loss of sensation. The severity of symptoms varies from one people to another. Some people experience sharp piercing pain, others have persistent pins and needles. Still other feel a persistent dull ache behind the […]

Are You At Risk of Nerve Damage?

When we think of pain and nerve damage, we usually think of traumas such as motor vehicle accidents, falls and sporting injuries. However, nerve damage can arise due to other reasons too. Neuropathy can be caused by several factors. Health problems such as tumours, kidney disease, liver disease, connective tissue disorder, metabolic disorders, autoimmune diseases […]

Managing Neuropathy

There is currently no known cure for peripheral neuropathy but there are ways to control it better. The first step is to address factors that cause neuropathy. For example, control blood sugar level in cases of diabetes, exposure to toxin, infection, toxicity caused by medication, vitamin deficiencies, compression of nerves due to daily activities, etc. […]

Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is a common complication of diabetes, in which nerves or group of nerves are damaged because of high blood sugar level. Symptoms of nerve damage can range from tingling and numbness in one’s extremities, resulting in an extreme sensitivity to touch, burning or piercing pain, having trouble feeling heat or cold, as well […]

Diabetic Foot Care

“Sometimes I feel like I have socks or gloves on when I don’t”, “my feet hurt at night”, “I feel burning or shooting pains in my feet”, “my feet are numb and I can’t feel my feet when I’m walking”, do these sound familiar to you? People who experience sensations of tingling, ‘pins and needles’ […]