Best Alternative Medicine For Neuropathy In Feet
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSome of my patients have benefited from acupuncture and/or massage for neuropathy but that has not been a consistent benefit (worth trying). Use of Ca, Mg supplements, N-acetyl carnitine, co-enzyme Q have been helpful in some anecdotal reports... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineI recommend seeing an HIV experienced neurologist and/or pain specialist. High dose Neurontin has been helpful for some people. You might check out Jon Kaiser's book Healing HIV for some alternative medicine approaches. Another source of... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineNeuropathy in the feet/toes in the setting of stavudine treatment is usually reversible if the stavudine is stopped before it gets too severe (there are other causes of neuropathy so a good history and physical examination is recommended). Do you... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of Medicine3TC can also aggravate neuropathy in some patients. There are several clinical trials looking at new drugs for neuropathy. One is using a potent form of capsaicin that is painted on the involved area. The ACTG is also about to open a study using a... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHolistic Medicine: From Alternative to Mainstream?
It is claimed that a paradigm shift is occurring in our health care system as alternative medicine begins to compete with orthodox medicine to become the... Read more »
Posted by AustinGuy, 3 RepliesI found out about my status relatively recently (October 05) and now am in the mode of learning all I can and trying to build a strategy for battling the virus.
I was wondering if anyone has had any experience with accupuncture as part of their... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesThis is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive:
Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion?
If so . . . for what period of time... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousAre there any alternative medicines or herbs one could take to assist in this disease?
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