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Herbal Cures For Neuropathy

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Chinese Herbalism

Chinese herbs are prescribed to correct energy imbalances. You might feel better, or symptoms might disappear, but the best way to know if it's time to stop or change the herbs you are taking is to consult with your herbalist. What Are the Side Effects? Most herbs used in Chinese medicine are safe at a wide range of dosages. However, some may not be safe or manufactured carefully. For example, in 2003 the FDA banned products including the...
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herbal tx. for neuropathy?

are there any herbal or homeopathic remedies to treat neuropathy?...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

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

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
I am not aware of any that have been shown to be effective.Certainly, some vitamin deficiencies can contribute to the development or exacerbation of a neuropathy, and you should check with your doctor to make sure your levels are normal and that... Read more »

herbal cure

do you think herbs can cure cancer or aids...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

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

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
I know that a lot of people put faith in these alternative therapies, but there are no randomized, clinical data that support a conclusion that they are effective for cancer or HIV/AIDS. That does not mean that they are not effective, it just... Read more »


Dr Benjamin, how can you state that Topvein Herbal Supplement is a scam have you any proof that TOPVEIN does not work? Also, how can doctors like you with experience in HIV/AIDS care begin to take a more proactive stand to join forces with companies...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
What?In an era of scientifically proven, life saving medications for HIV prevention and treatment, the standard for all therapies, and especially, the so-called "alternative medicine" field is to prove safety and effectiveness.A quick... Read more »

Cured Hep C, Sexual Relations & Herbal supplements

I had a very successful treatment using Rebetol and Peg-Intron for 6 months. Before treatment I was diagnosed with Hep C 2B, scaling (2) on liver inflamation and (1) on scaring...HCV viral load 53,478 IU/ML. Not sure if this was low or not? I was...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Congratulations you are cured! There is no reason that you could not have a normal monogamous sexual relationship. The diaphragm is not a preventative for any sexually transmitted disease however! Until you both have HIV and other STD tests you... Read more »
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insomnia cures

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Am still suffering from anxiety, even though it is getting better, but this insomnia is hell.
Have tried herbal valerium, herbal teas and meditation and am giving up. Sleeping tablets
are the only cure. Any suggestions before I get addicted to them?

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Treatment options for Neuropathy

Posted by Neuropathypain, 1 Reply
I have suffered from Neuropathy since 2000. At first they thought it was the Zerit that I was on becuase a side effect was Neuropathy and it could go away, it never did it just got worse. I have tried every drug from Neurotin to Lyrica with no pain... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have had neuropathy in my feet for 4 years now in varying degrees of pain, sometimes light, sometimes crippling. I had some decent results using acetyl-L-carnetine, which seemed to have helped the pain some, but now it has come back in full force.... Read more »

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
This 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 »