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Pain Management
Detox, Drainage & Cleanse

Dr. James Truong of the Alberta Health Institute shares with us the difference is between detox, cleansing and drainage and why is it so important for our body and nerves. Also, learn about when these processes are stuck or not working properly how that can affect the rest of the body namely our nervous system.

Self Advocacy
ABOUT: 100+ Things for Neuropathy Relief

100+ Things for Neuropathy Relief is an ongoing, evolving blog series that the CNA is committed to building to help everyone with neuropathy. CNA volunteer writers are exploring each suggestion

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Maintaining Function
10 Things for More Energy & Flare Ups

Do you need 10 simple things to help your neuropathy symptoms? Someone diagnosed with neuropathy quickly learns their doctor’s ability to help is limited. Fortunately, most people with neuropathy are

Maintaining Function
Athletic Shoes for Neuropathy

Some of the best shoes for those who suffer from neuropathy are athletic shoes, but not all of them are made equal. This posts looks at some shoes that may provide benefit for those with neuropathy.

Pain Management
#71 Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Stimulation of our biggest nerves Neuropathic pain presents itself in a variety of ways making it hard to pinpoint  its  source. As our parasympathetic nervous system (PNS) integrates with our

Self Advocacy
Fire & Falls Prevention with Todd Berry, CFD

This video provides tips to make your home more safe and help prevent trips and falls. Medical calls make up over 50% of the calls the Calgary Fire Department responds to.

Self Advocacy
Language of Nerve Pain

It can be hard for some of us to sit and really think at length about our pain, most of the time we are doing everything we can to avoid thinking about it.  Still, it is a way you can advocate for yourself with your medical team and others by providing that fuller, detailed description about your pain.

Maintaining Function
Hand and Feet Exercises

With any exercise remember to:
– Start slow
– Listen to your body
– Rest between each set

Neuropathy & Diet
Sugar Crush

Sugar Crush has been one of our favorite books about how food, specifically sugar, impact the nerves.
Even if the root cause of your peripheral neuropathy is not sugar based, there are valuable lessons in this book to prevent sugar from compounding the condition.

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