#38 geko™-Stimulate Blood Flow to the Nerves

#38 geko™-Stimulate Blood Flow to the Nerves

For many of us with peripheral neuropathy the deterioration of the peripheral nerves results in muscles those nerves are meant to serve becoming weakened or atrophied. The circulation of blood to these areas becomes poor and the nerves in the…

#36 Medical Cannabis

#36 Medical Cannabis

  Medical cannabis is the new up-and-comer as far a pain management goes. It is being heralded as especially effective for neuropathic pain.  Medical cannabis is showing promise as an analgesic, antiemetic, antispastic, antiinflammatory, sedative and neuroprotective. There are also…

Neuropathy and Medical Cannabis

Neuropathy and Medical Cannabis

  There are a growing number of people using medical cannabis for a variety health issues.  In fact, neuropathy sufferers are considered one of the patient groups who seem to find it find it most beneficial as it is very…

#35 Avoid Neurotoxin Medications

#35 Avoid Neurotoxin Medications

CMTA, an association similar to Calgary Neuropathy Association but specific for people with Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) Disease (a hereditary neuropathy), has compiled an excellent list of neurotoxic medications.  Make yourself aware of these medications as they may increase damage to nerves. …

#26 Foods That Help You Sleep

#26 Foods That Help You Sleep

We all know a large turkey dinner makes us sleepy. You may have also heard a glass of warm milk before bed helps us get to dreamland.  It turns out it isn’t just an old wives’ tale.  In fact, many foods…

#25 Valerian: A Herb To Help You Sleep

#25 Valerian: A Herb To Help You Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for neuropathy patients because it is while we sleep that muscles repair. Those of us who suffer from chronic fatigue as well as chronic pain know that sleep is one of the few…

#14 Fight Pain With Magnesium

#14 Fight Pain With Magnesium

In a Huffington Post blog (1) the author writes: Think of magnesium as the relaxation mineral. Anything that is tight, irritable, crampy, and stiff — whether it is a body part or an even a mood — is a sign of magnesium…

#13 Perform Nerve Glides

#13 Perform Nerve Glides

Stretches for the nerves Nerves running down the leg are normally able to move 3 or 4 centimeters in and out of the spinal cord. Similarly for the nerves in the arms down to the hands.  Scar tissue resulting from inflammation…

#12 CoEnzyme Q10 For Weak Muscles

#12 CoEnzyme Q10 For Weak Muscles

Muscle Support CoQ10 is made in our bodies and is found in most cells in our bodies.  CoQ10 is an antioxidant that helps the body’s enzymes digest food, but it is also said that it protects skeletal muscles because it…