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Foods That Improve Neuropathy

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...the D.A.D. observational study. Therefore, it is clear why this drug is rarely used and listed as an acceptable but inferior option by the DHHS 2009 guidelines. -- Cal Cohen, M.D. Activist Once considered a major improvement over AZT, this drug now has little left to recommend it. It cannot be taken with food -- which can be a huge obstacle to adherence. It can also cause crippling neuropathy, and potentially fatal pancreatitis and...
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Can nutrition and exercise help improve HIV-related neuropathy?

Some background about me: I was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in April of this year, a late-stage diagnosis with CD4 <50. My count is still <50 but I have recently started Atripla. In the past 2 months I have also been treated for PCP and subsequently...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...You are not taking Zerit. PN can be confused with other issues, so it is good to see a neurologist to get it diagnosed.PN can improve as health improves and/or when D4T is removed from therapy. But in some cases, it does not. It is impossible... Read more »


can neuropathy be treatable?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Neuropathy due to HIV often will improve with HIV treatment. Neuropathy due to certain HIV drugs may bet better if treatment switched to alternative meds or with treatment Read more »

reversing neuropathy (TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, 2010)

hi, just want to know if there is anything i can do to reverse neuropathy in my toes and feet. i am 46, male, fit and healthy, v/l undetctable, cd4 approx 500. i am told it was caused by stavudine which i stopped taking about a year ago, greatly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,D4T-induced distal sensory neuropathy is indeed annoying! (I have it as well.) We don't have a quick (or even slow) fix for this side effect/toxicity yet. I'll repost Read more »

digestive problems

I've been on Zerit, Ziagen, and Viramune for over two years. Last year I developed stomach problems. I thought it was indigestion but an endoscopy showed food still in the stomach after 12 hrs of fasting. The results of the endoscopy showed...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...possible if nothing else is found. I would consider switching off first the Zerit for several months to see if there is any improvement. If not then consider switching off the Viramune-perhaps to a protease inhibitor which often speeds up the... Read more »
Project Inform

Pain Patch for Neuropathy Fails in Study

...results means for people with HIV is unclear. An earlier study of NGX-4010 in HIV-positive people with neuropathy actually showed improvement in pain. More study may be needed before the FDA considers approving this experimental drug for the... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...getting them wrapped up in their covers. Improve your diet. Getting enough vitamins B12 and E in your diet is important. Foods high in B12 include liver, snapper, salmon, beef, poultry, milk, eggs, shellfish, tofu and yeast. Foods with E... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...B vitamins are useful in treating diabetic neuropathy. These include biotin, choline, inositol, and thiamine. They appear to improve nerve function. Alpha-lipoic acid may help protect nerves from inflammation. Gamma linolenic acid , found in... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support Read more »
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Posted by Kipling, 2 Replies
...virus attacked my spine and I am now living with a spinal disease called myelopathy which enables me to walk. I also developed neuropathy from my mid thigh down to my feet. I have been in a wheelchair almost 5 years. I am able to use a walker... Read more »

Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...neuro studies be done (pins and electrical currents!!!). In the meantime is there anything else I can do to reduce symptoms and improve quality of life. I still think it's neurological. I really need some suggestions. Codiene does not even... 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 »