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Acupuncture For Neuropathy

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Neuropathy and acupuncture

Is there any evidence to indicate whether accupuncture might be helpful in dealing with AIDS-related neuropathy?
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...There are no randomized, controlled studies that demonstrate that acupuncture helps with neuropathy; however, some of my patients have anecdotally reported some benefit. There are believers and non-believers Read more »

Accupuncture and Neuropathy

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Drowsiness from meds for neuropathy

I have been HIV + for 23 years and have taken AZT, DDI, DDC, sistiva and videx in the past. I am... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Acupuncture

... What Is Acupuncture? Why Do People With HIV Use Acupuncture? How Is Acupuncture Used? What Are the Risks and Side Effects? How Do We Know Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...severe, stronger narcotics may be considered. Other treatments can include: Topical lidocaine patch called Lidoderm Acupuncture, massage, yoga, hypnosis, and meditation A visit to the podiatrist to discuss how to care for your... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...supplements are now being studied to treat PN. More information about both is found in Research on peripheral neuropathy . Acupuncture Some people report that acupuncture helps them managing their pain. Research has not proven this effective,... Read more »
Women Alive

Neuropathy

...prescribes d4t. If the neuropathy is already present, he increases the dose of vitamin B6 to 200 mg twice a day. He also uses acupuncture for relief of neuropathy. Dr. Kaiser noted that while improvement can occur quickly, in some cases it may... Read more »
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chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by tol85, 1 Reply
...is, Has anyone had symptoms of neuropahty, then have tested negative and suddenly all symptoms are gone? I've been told that Neuropathy is something usually found in the latter part of HIV or AIDS. Usually cause by certain mediactions. My other... Read more »