What Causes Peripheral Neuropathy Other Than Diabetes?

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What Causes Neuropathy Other Than Diabetes

What is Neuropathy Weakness, numbness, and pain in limbs – Are you suffering from these symptoms, not knowing how to get rid of the reduced quality of life and having a big impact on functioning daily? Neuropathy, which collectively gives a clue about all those features, is defined as a pathology related to the peripheral nervous system, which includes nerve roots, nerves, and synapses as opposed to the central nervous system which consists of the brain and spinal cord. Neuropathy can be an ultimate result of various underlying medical conditions and sometimes occur without any identifiable cause which will then be referred to as ‘idiopathic.’ The main focus of this article is to see what causes neuropathy other than diabetes; however, here we will be looking at neuropathy in more detail and covers, 1. Types of Neuropathy and Features 2. Causes of Neuropathy 3. Diagnosis and Treatment Types of Neuropathy and Features Sensory nerves regulate sensations in the body, and their irritation will result in: Tingling sensation and numbness in hands and feet. Pins and needles sensation Hypersensitivity Decreased pain threshold Impaired ability to detect changes in warmth and cold. Los Continue reading >>

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  1. Lesley_J

    I'm brand new to this website and what an informative website it is.
    To give you an idea of my background, I have suffered from non-diabetic peripheral neuropathy since August 2011.
    I was prescribed Gapapentin, which did not have any effect. I am now on Zydol and at last am leading an almost normal life practically free from pain.
    I would love to talk to anybody else who might suffer from this horrible problem.

    Thank you, Lesley_J

  2. katieoxo60

    Hi, welcome to the site. the drug Gabapentin seems to be prescribed for alsorts these days. Its an anti epilectic drug. I was prescribed it for a persistant cough, when I questioned this my GP said it was good for nerve pains, but my pain is arthritic. Glad you have now been given a different drug and it works. Sorry I don't have your illness, it was just the drug prescribed was the same. Hope you find someone with like illness soon to chat to

  3. Doolittle

    Hi Lesley,
    Really not sure what's wrong with me...but I have nerve pain...that's for sure....had so many tests.....they still don't know! I have been on so many drugs too. If you want to chat then I'm here.


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