HIV Peripheral Neuropathy: 2010 Archive

Pregabalin for Painful HIV Neuropathy

June 2010: Dr. David Simpson and a team of researchers have been evaluating effective treatments for painful HIV neuropathy. Their current findings, ‘A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial’ have been published in the Neurology journal.

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Source: Dr. Simpson, Mount Sinai

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Alternative Treatments 

The LSU Peripheral Neuropathy Studies

Ocotber 2010: Dr. Li Li, Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at Louisiana State University, has been conducting studies in patients with peripheral neuropathy while heading up a Tai Chi program. Read some of the stories of his findings…and successes.

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Source: Louisiana State University

Acetyl-L-Carnitine May Reduce Pain from Antiretroviral Toxic Neuropathy, but More Research is Needed

June 2010:Some scientists have found that acetyl-L-carnitine, a natural antioxidant, has the potential to alleviate some of the effects of anti-retroviral toxic neuropathy, commonly knows as HIV-associated sensory neuropathy. Treatment focuses on the management of symptoms, especially pain.

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Source: Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research

Alternative Treatment for Diabetic Neuropathy

June 2010:Alpha lipoic acid is a compound that is essential for human life. Researchers in the Netherlands recently found that alpha lipoic acid could reduce the symptoms of diabetic neuropathy by 50%.

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Source: PubMed.gov

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