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Herbal Relief For Neuropathy

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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 »

Any good Herbal remedies to help with PN?

Hi there,I have been HIV positive since October 2007. I am healthy and I have been doing well. In... Read more »

Neuropathy in feet, reversable ? relief ?

I have peripheral neuropathy in my toes and on the soles of both feet, advised by this forum that... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Goldenseal

Goldenseal ( Hydrastis canadensis ) is made from the roots of a plant native to North America. The yellow root of this plant has been used by Aboriginal Peoples for centuries, both as a clothing dye and as a medicinal plant to treat infections of... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy (peripheral = furthest away; neuro = nerve; pathy = damage) Peripheral neuropathy (PN) -- nerve damage that causes numbness, burning, tingling and sometimes severe pain in the toes, feet and legs, and sometimes in the... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

Introduction What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes It? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Is It Diagnosed? How Do You Prevent It? How Do You Treat It? Concerns for People Over 50 What Can Help to Ask About at a... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Bottom Lines -- Responding to Recent HIV News

Seen and Heard Peripheral neuropathy is a common side effect of nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). These drugs include AZT (Retrovir), d4T (Zerit), ddI (Videx), 3TC (Epivir), ddC (Hivid), and abacavir (Ziagen). The "d" drugs... Read more »
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Neuropathy and Nutrition

Posted by Anonymous
I have been using a combination of "Chinese Herbs" to treat Peripheral Neuropathy and had some tremedous relief. My neruologist said my attenuation tests show "healing of the nerves." Is anyone else having any success with nutritional intervention... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Anyone out there suffering from neuropathy in the legs & feet? Give me some solutions as to what helps?
Thanks a million.

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Neuropathy and Amitriptyline

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
I have developed painful neuropathy in my feet, hands and lower legs caused by a combination of some meds I take, long term HIV infection, and just plain ageing. The doctors are treating me with amitriptyline, which makes me feel shaky all day. ... Read more »

Neuropathy

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 »