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eNews April 2021



April 2021

Peripheral Neuropathy and Mental Health

Mental health can become a concern for patients with chronic conditions such as peripheral neuropathy. During recent months when the pandemic has disrupted many of our usual routines, mental health for patients and their families can become even more of an issue.

The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy asked two experts on the subject for their views on the current state of mental health for patients with peripheral neuropathy. Dr. Shannon O’Neill and Dr. Pojen Deng from Mt. Sinai Hospitals in New York shared their observations and recommendations with us.


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Home Remedies for Burning Feet

The sensation of burning feet is a common complaint among patients who suffer from peripheral neuropathy.

Medical News Today shares some home remedies that we thought would be helpful for those who experience this symptom.

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Changes in B12, MMA and Homocysteine Linked to Peripheral Neuropathy

According to results of a systematic review and meta-analysis, patients with PN were more likely to have elevated methylmalonic acid (MMA) concentrations and homocysteine levels and depleted vitamin B12 regardless of the disease believed to have caused the PN.

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FPN continues to offer a variety of educational programs, all which are available at no charge! Please visit our Events page for a listing of these upcoming webinars.

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