Human Chorionic Gonadotropin for Neuropathy Treatment

Researchers once believed that Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) was only produced in the placenta of pregnant women. In fact, home-pregnancy tests are still based on the evidence of HCG in female urine. HCG is a hormone that researchers now know is produced in both males and females. More importantly, HCG can stimulate the production of…

Natural Treatment for Diabetic Neuropathy

As one of the most common complications of diabetes, neuropathy causes damage and pain to nerves in the hands and feet. The general assumption is that controlling your blood glucose levels will prevent nerve damage and pain. However, this is not necessarily true. At US Neuropathy Centers, our providers are determined to combat patients’ nerve…

Evaluating 8 Diet Tips for Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathies develop as a response to diabetes and an excess of glucose in the bloodstream. Nearly 60% of patients with Diabetes will develop diabetic peripheral neuropathy at some point. Nerve pain and other symptoms of diabetic neuropathy develop at various stages of a person’s life, depending on the type of diabetes they have, whether…

Can Vitamin D Help Relieve the Symptoms of Neuropathy?

Over the last decade, several studies have explored the link between vitamin D deficiency and increased pain in patients with chronic pain syndromes, depression and neuropathy. In a 2008 study in the Archives of Internal Medicine, restoring vitamin D levels to normal range in type 2 diabetics with peripheral neuropathy resulted in a 40-50% decrease…

Neuropathic Pain & Depression: Exploring the Link

One of the most commonly reported symptoms of neuropathy is pain. Pain associated with neuropathy is often constant; while it may fluctuate in severity over the course of the day, it’s generally always there at some level. Pain almost always provokes an emotional response, which may include anxiety, irritability and agitation. Ever bump into something…