Category Archives: Neuropathy Info

What Are the Causes of Neuropathy

Neuropathy is nerve damage. It creates nerve pain. When the nerve breaks down due to disease, chemical toxins, trauma, etc., the myelin sheath begins to break down. This creates a short circuit similar to what happens when a wire loses its insulating cover. The damage can continue and the symptoms of this damage will get worse. What causes it? Here is a list of causes: Alcoholism – Thiamine (B1) deficiency, in particular, is common among people with alcoholism because they often also have poor dietary habits. Thiamine […]

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Ulnar Neuropathy Sane Treatment of a Crazy Bone

Do you remember what it felt like when you banged your elbow on a hard surface and it sent shocks through your forearm and into your little finger? Not too pleasant, to be sure. But on the plus side, the unpleasantness was merely temporary and, for the time being, you remembered not to do that again. The part of the nervous system responsible for this annoying symptom is the ulnar nerve, a peripheral nerve-bundle whose individual nerve-fibers originate in the spinal cord where it passes through the […]

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Radial Neuropathy the Wrist Drop of Saturday Night Palsy

So here’s the scenario. It’s Saturday night and I’ve had a long week. I hit the bars and tip back one or two too many. Stumbling out of the last bar, I find I can’t make it past the city park without landing on my nose, so I plop onto a park bench. Slinging an arm over the back of the bench to stabilize myself, I fall into a deep slumber. Now it’s Sunday morning and the sun is shining, the birds are singing and I’ve got […]

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