#70 Pressure Points

#70 Pressure Points

What are Pressure Points? According to the Cambridge dictionary, a pressure point is “a place on the body where an artery is close to the surface of the skin, where it can be pressed to partly stop the flow of…

#69 Check Circulation

#69 Check Circulation

Circulation Introduction In medicine, circulation refers to the movement of fluid through the body. The circulatory system (which is made up of the heart and blood vessels) serves to produce blood circulation and keeps blood moving to where it is…

Causes of Neuropathy

This online resource describes different causes and specific self-management techniques that may help relieve symptoms or at least may slow your neuropathy progression. Our CNA 100 things for neuropathy relief blog posts are also a good resource if you are…

#68 Ketamine

#68 Ketamine

What is Ketamine? Ketamine is a drug that started as an anesthetic used on battlefields and in operating rooms2. In recent years, ketamine has evolved from being used as an anesthetic to treat depression and can even help dull the…

#66 Weights

#66 Weights

Lifting Weights and Neuropathy Neuropathy means your nerves are unable to adequately receive and send messages to different parts of your body, which can lead to nerve deterioration and muscle atrophy. Any part of your body that is not regularly…

#4 Cut Down Alcohol

#4 Cut Down Alcohol

Alcohol and Your Health Wine, cocktails, or an ice-cold beer. Whatever your preference, alcohol can be a staple for social events or simply a way to wind down for the evening. We all know too much alcohol makes us feel…

#3 Cut Down Caffeine

#3 Cut Down Caffeine

Caffeine and Neuropathy Many of us like to start our day with a caffeinated beverage. Beverages like coffee, energy drinks, and black and green teas are among the most common examples. Chocolate and decaffeinated coffee also contain some trace amounts…

#2 Cut Down Salt

#2 Cut Down Salt

Salt and Your Health Salt (also known as sodium) is a necessary part of how our nerves operate. It should be noted that there is a difference between salt and sodium.  Salt is the crystal we put in our saltshakers…

#1 Cut Down Sugar

#1 Cut Down Sugar

Sugar and Neuropathy Sugar is a delicious addition to many of the foods we eat daily, but it is not a necessary nutrient. It can give you energy, make you feel jittery or anxious, or make you feel as though…