#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…

#43 Herbal Healing: Butcher’s Broom for Poor Circulation

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Neuropathy in Autonomic Nerves Neuropathy comes in many forms, with peripheral neuropathy being the most noticeable, due to detectable experiences like pain and numbness. Meanwhile, autonomic neuropathy and its symptoms are less easily recognized. Since autonomic neuropathy affects the autonomic…

#30 Grape Seed Extract for Neuropathic Pain

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Grape Seed Extract (GSE) Grape Seed Extract (GSE) is reported to have beneficial effects on health and is sold as a natural supplement; however, research that may prove effectiveness in the treatment of peripheral neuropathy is still in its infancy…

#14 Fight Pain With Magnesium

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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…