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Articles Categorized as: Neuropathy

What is Neuropathy?

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When nerves in the feet or hands are damaged and stop functioning like they should, it’s called peripheral neuropathy. Usually the first symptom is a strange sensation, like a stinging or burning, in fingers and toes on both sides of the body. It feels similar to a limb ‘falling asleep’, but happens with greater intensity… Read more »

Foot Neuropathy & Diabetes

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What is neuropathy? Neuropathy is damage to the nerves. You may be suffering from neuropathy if you experience a painful, burning sensation in the damaged area. When this occurs in the legs or feet, the most common cause is diabetes. This is because elevated blood sugar can cause damage to the nerves over time. In… Read more »

Neuropathy of the Feet

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Neuropathy is defined as damage to the nerves that can cause pain, numbness or other abnormal sensations. Neuropathy can have many different causes, but one of the most common causes is diabetes. The elevated blood sugar levels in diabetics can lead to swelling of the nerves, and thus cause injury to the nerves over time…. Read more »