What the Science Says: Best Medication for Diabetic Neuropathy?

Clinicians have many options in choosing a drug therapy for diabetic neuropathy.  Antidepressants, anticonvulsants and opioids are the main drugs used to treat neuropathic pain. Which medication, or more likely, combination of medications, is right for you may seem like a game of trial and error. A recent meta-analysis (Drug Treatments for Diabetic Neuropathy: A Meta-Analysis. Allan…

Could an anti-inflammatory diet help with your neuropathy symptoms?

Anti-inflammatory diets are based on the general concept that constant or out-of-control inflammation in the body leads to ill health, and that eating to avoid constant inflammation promotes better health and can ward off disease. Generally, in the absence of injury to your body, most inflammation begins in your stomach.  Studies of the microbiome show…