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Neuropathy And Glutamine

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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

... What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the nerves
Ask the Experts

Neuropathy- help needed

Dr Dezube thanks for your great work on this site. I finished chemotherapy two weeks ago. Now I'm in remission and feel very blessed. I have just one residual effect from the chemotherapy, neuropathy in my hands and feet caused by the...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...gloves if sticking your hand in a cold freezer); prop up the blanket on your feet. Some patients take B vitamins; others take glutamine. None of these have been proven in these settings, but these agents have helped in certain circumstances. As... Read more »

How are my numbers post-chemo; help with neuropathy

Dear Dezube prior to starting chemotherapy for NHL,my CD4 189 10 VL less than 50 that was in Sept 2000.Finished chemotherapy 3rd week of Jan 01,my numbers CD4 287 18 VL less than 50.My blood was drawn a week after chemo end.The other question i have...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...They need to be changed only once every three days. Lastly many of my patients swear by vitamin B12, vitamin B6, carnitine, and glutamine. I don't necessarily support these latter recommendations, but they may be worth a try. Hope this helps. BD. Read more »

L-glutamine breakdown

I understand that l-glutamine dissolved into water will breakdown after about 45 minutes. Is this true? Does it need to be ingested immediately after mixing, and if not, how soon after?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Most amino acids will undergo hydrolysis in water after a time. The time depends on the temperature and each one is different. I would follow the directions on the package. Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D. Read more »

Sustiva and L-Glutamine

I decided to start taking L-Glutimane as a precautionary measure against lypodistrophy or wasting. It says to take it on an empty stomach. Sustiva is supposed to be taken on an empty stomach or by avoiding high fat foods. I take the Sustiva when I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I wouldn't be overly concerned about L-glutamine interfering with the Sustiva. There is little data that use of L-glutamine can prevent lipodystrophy (other approaches include Read more »
Articles
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 »
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

... I was recently diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy. I still have feeling in my fingers, but I've lost most of the feeling in my toes. Do you have any advice on ways I can manage Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

... Table of Contents Introduction A Snapshot of the Nervous System Clinical Features of Peripheral Neuropathy Development of DSPN Diagnosing DSPN Risk Factors for DSPN Neuropathy Management DSPN Therapies Conclusion 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 Read more »
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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 »

Neuropathy

Posted by tol85, 1 Reply
...is, Has anyone had symptoms of neuropahty, then have tested negative and suddenly all symptoms are gone? I've been told that Neuropathy is something usually found in the latter part of HIV or AIDS. Usually cause by certain mediactions. My other... Read more »