ABOUT: 100+ Things for Neuropathy Relief

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Develop Your Neuropathy Treatment Regime The question asked most often at the Calgary Neuropathy Association is what can I do to make my neuropathy better.  Neuropathy relief is hard to find and more than likely its not one thing that…

#63 Meditation for Skeptics

MEDITATION FOR SKEPTICS Has a well-meaning friend ever said “you should try meditation” to help relieve your pain? It’s understandable that you may be skeptical of this advice. Meditation is not a cure-all. However, recent scientific evidence suggests that it…

#62 Alpha Lipoic Acid

It is always advised to talk with your health care provider before starting any new supplement. Herbs and supplements may interfere with each other and with medications.  You can also call your provincial Drug Interactions/Poison Control to see if there are…

#61 Talking About Pain

#61 Talking About Pain

Make the most of pain scales. Even though they are not perfect, pain scales are still incredibly helpful. They provide the basic level of information that gets the point across and they can be tracked and analyzed to help find common patterns or trends. There is a lot of potential to using the scale when using it well.

#60 L-Theanine’s relaxing effects

Teapot pouring tea into a teacup

A naturally occurring amino acid in green and black tea, L-theanine facilitates relaxation when ingested, helping induce a state of calm, attentive wakefulness. It also improves attention span, focus and memory. Additional benefits may include reduced blood pressure and fat accumulation, and an improved immune system.

#59 Balance Training

#59 Balance Training

When we are constantly anxious about losing balance, or falling, it can be hard to get motivated to get out of the house, be active and even see friends or family. It is for these reasons, both mental and physical, that it is important for us to maintain adequate balance.

#58 Analgesics for PN

Colorful selection of medications

This is a summary of analgesics only and does NOT have all the possible information about the medications listed below. This is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for medical advice.  The information below does not assure that…

#57 Pain & Sleep-a double edge

Neuropathic pain, pain that is associated with dysfunction in the peripheral system, is commonly associated with comorbid sleep disturbances. Neuropathic pain can often be complex and is often chronic (lasts longer than 6 months) and can be exacerbated by comorbid…

#56 VoxxLife Wearable Neurotech – Wow!

Peripheral neuropathy is actual damage to the nerves, and most commonly experienced in the person’s legs and feet.  Symptoms are often described as painful, burning, numbness, tingling, or electric shock.  It can affect balance, stability, cause cramping, weakness, poor coordination…

#55 Evening Primrose Oil – for pain relief

Have you ever heard of the Evening Primrose? It is a biennial plant, meaning it takes two years to complete its biological life cycle, and it is characterized by it’s beautiful yellow flowers. Its name stems (no pun intended) from…