Small Fiber Neuropathy: Definition, Diagnosis, and Treatment

What is Sensory fiber neuropathy? Small fiber neuropathy arises as a consequence of injury to the small myelinated A-delta and unmyelinated C nerve fibers of the peripheral nervous system that are involved in innervation of skin structures and also helps in the preservation of the autonomic nervous system. Small fiber neuropathy is one of the … Read more

Can Peripheral Neuropathy Be Treated?

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Peripheral neuropathy is the damage to nerve cells outside the brain. Though autonomic nervous system, that is nerves that innervate our internal organs, are also in the periphery, but mostly when we talk about peripheral neuropathy, we mean nerves that are responsible for movements and sensation. Nerves that take the sensory signal from receptors to … Read more

How to Prevent Diabetic Neuropathy (Infographic)

Diabetes is undoubtedly one of the leading causes of damage to the nerves, and would perhaps remain so in the foreseeable future due to ensuing epidemic. Diabetic neuropathy means loss of sensation in feet, and maybe even in hands. Disturbances in the functioning of the autonomic nervous system lead to various problems of internal organs, … Read more

What Causes Diabetic Nerve Pain in Feet?

Diabetes is a slowly progressive metabolic disorder, a medical condition characterized by widespread changes in the body. Insulin resistance or deficit causing elevated blood glucose levels is characteristic of this disease. Glucose is essential to fulfilling the energy needs of body and especially nerves, but our body is very sensitive to its levels. Two body … Read more

Is Nerve Damage from Diabetes Reversible?

Is Nerve Damage from Diabetes Reversible

Have you been diagnosed with diabetes and are wondering what it means for the future?  You may have already heard that nerve damage is a common factor for approximately 70% of diabetics.  Whilst some people will not display any symptoms regarding nerve damage, others can experience intense pain. Why Does Nerve Damage Occur? In general, … Read more