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Exercises For Patients With Neuropathy

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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Acupuncture, massage, yoga, hypnosis, and meditation A visit to the podiatrist to discuss how to care for your feet and whatshoes or socks you should wear Over-the-counter-creams, soaking your feet, or simple, easy exercises orstretches Certain supplements have been used to treat PN including alpha-lipoic acid(thiotic acid), acetyl-carnitine, and evening primrose oil containing gammalinolenic acid. Caution should be taken when...
Ask the Experts

neuropathy

How are people with HIV related neuropathy supposed to exercise and stay healthy if they can barley stand up on two feet without it hurting. I dont want to die young because I have neuropathy and am unable to excercise and stay healthy. really...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...growing list of variably effective treatments for peripheral neuropathy that can be helpful It certainly is very difficult to exercise when it hurts to stand/walk. I have numerous patients with chronic painful neuropathy with whom we struggle to... Read more »

Wide Spread Pain and Neuropathy

Dear Dr.I am experiencing wide-spread pain (mostly neuropathy in my limbs and the base of my skull in the back of my head). It feels as though I was just hit in the back of the head with a baseball bat or something hard as it's numbing and painful....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...taking a lot of pills. Other people would rather take as few as possible. Are you willing to change your diet, or the amnount of exercise you do? Your provider should also know about other treatments you are using or want to try, including... Read more »

triglycerides,neuropathy,purple feet

I recently got my lipd panel bloodwork back and my triglyceride level is 858. I'm hiv positive and take Atripla. Also, for the last 6 months my feet and hands hurt and burn all the time and feel numb. My feet turn a very dark purple color in...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...the main reason we worry about cholesterol and triglycerides is the prevention of heart disease- so other factors, like diet, exercise and smoking cessation will also significantly improve one's risks.I hope this helps,BY Read more »

Wellbutrin/PI's and Neuropathy

I read a brief question about Wellbutrin and neuropathy and the answer said that caution should be taken in prescribing Wellbutrin with protease inhibitors. I had neuropathy about 8-9 years ago from Zerit. Once the Zerit was stopped, it took about...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...protease inhibitors and Wellbutrin is a potential for an increase in the Wellbutrin (buproprion) levels. I have had a number of patients on PIs and buproprion and have not observed an increase or flare-up in old peripheral neuropathy symptoms. ... Read more »
Articles
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

...my fingers, but I've lost most of the feeling in my toes. Do you have any advice on ways I can manage this condition through exercise or supplementation? Peripheral neuropathy causes pain (sometimes described as tingling or burning) and... Read more »
The Body PRO

Peripheral Neuropathy Still Common Among HIV-Infected Patients on HAART; Risk May Increase With Age

...of participants who are enrolled in randomized trials in the ACTG [AIDS Clinical Trials Group]. We primarily focused on naive patients: We looked at what sort of neuropathic signs and symptoms they have after they initiate therapy. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Acupuncture

...there are many ways to improve the balance of the body's energy flows. The most common techniques used in the western world are exercise techniques such as Qigong or Tai Chi, or acupuncture or herbalism. Fact Sheet 704 has more information on... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...help improve blood flow to the feet and reduce symptoms. Try to relax. There are many different relaxation techniques and exercises. Find the ones that suit you and consider doing them more than once a day. Use support tools. Pain in the... Read more »
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Puzzled

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would PN at 11 weeks after infection be fairly inconsistant? What I am experiencing started a few days ago and began with tingling feet and arms (not hands). All limbs had pins and needles later that night, at the same time. Since then I have had... Read more »

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 »