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How To Improve Neuropathy

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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 »

d list drugs and peripheral neuropathy

I was on the D-list drugs for 11 years and developed peripheral neuropathy in hands and feet. I am... Read more »
Articles
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

...only one. Diabetes and cancer treatments (such as radiation or chemotherapy) are also common causes. Sometimes the condition improves with treatment of the underlying cause, sometimes it doesn't. Resistance training is a great way to improve... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...numerous current treatment options for peripheral neuropathy and many new candidates under investigation. Appropriate treatment can improve functioning and quality of life for individuals with this common condition. A Snapshot of the Nervous... 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 »
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 »
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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 »

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 Read more »

Puzzled

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...by a pin in my fingers. There are times when I go for a few hours without experiencing any of this. The symptoms have also improved within the last 2 days. If PN is reaching my arms and upper legs, this would indicate advanced nerve damage yes?... Read more »

Neuropathy Question.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 touch... Read more »