Neuropathy may arise from many different etiologies – from diabetes and nerve compression to viral infections and chemotherapy side effects; many patients suffer from neuropathic symptoms. While some etiologies produce irreversible neuropathy, others, such as vitamin and mineral deficiencies, lead to a possibly reversible disease process once treated.
Medical Cannabis and Practical Aspects for Patient Care
During this Zoom discussion on cannabis with Jordan Tishler, MD, we explore some practical aspects with medical cannabis for patient care. Led by Peripheral Neuropathy Success Stories! Facebook group leader and FPN friend, Michael Wright; this is an interesting and worthwhile watch.
If You Feel This in your Feet, Your Heart Attack Risk Skyrockets
Every 36 seconds, someone dies from cardiovascular disease in America, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This comes to roughly 660,000 heart-related deaths per year, making heart disease accountable for one in every four mortalities. Yet despite its pervasiveness, many of us would still fail to recognize the signs of a serious heart problem—especially in its earlier stages.
Pain, tingling, or burning in your feet – common symptoms of peripheral neuropathy – are also signs to get your heart checked.
In this article from Brain&Life, it’s suggested that a ketogenic diet might benefit those with various neurologic conditions. A classic keto diet is one where an individual eats four grams of fat for every gram of carbohydrates and/or protein.