Treat Your Neuropathy Naturally

A neuropathy is nerve disease or damge and often presents as a secondary condition to disease such as diabetes as the high blood sugar levels of diabetics can cause nerve damage throughout the body. There are three kinds of neuropathy: peripheral affecting the peripheral nerves that affect pain, touch, hot and cold, movement and muscle strength; autonomic affecting the nerves that control heartbeat, blood pressure, sweating, digestion, urination and sexual function; and focal which affects a single nerve in the wrist, thigh or foot or the back, chest and eye muscles.

How can I tell if I am experiencing a neuropathy?

  • Lack of sensitivity
  • Problems with digestion such as bloating, bleching, constipation and diarrhea, nausea and vomiting
  • Problems maintaining body temperture
  • Problems urinating including difficulty telling when your bladder is full or difficulty emptying
  • Sex related problems such as erectile dysfunction and vaginal dryness
  • Poor circulation or low blood pressure
  • Difficulty sensing low blood sugar

 

How can I prevent a neuropathy?

The best way to prevent a neuropathy, especially if you have a primary health condition such as diabetes, is to maintain as healthy a lifestyle as possible.

  • Eat a healthy diet
  • Exercise regularly
  • Avoid alcohol and cigarettes
  • Try to avoid injuries
  • Avoid toxic chemicals

 

How can I treat a neuropathy?

  • Stop smoking and drinking immediately.
  • Avoid processed foods, junk foods, sodas, MSG, and aspartame as they can all negatively affect the nervous system.
  • Do light exercise; avoid activities that may cause injury.
  • Take alpha lipoic acid which helps to treat the nerve degeneration.
  • Take magnesium; it helps soothe the nervous system.
  • Find out if you’re deficient in Vitamin B6 and take a supplement if necessary.
  • Make a drink of 15 drops of Skullcap in a glass of water and drink 3-6 times a day to help with pain.
  • Take evening primrose oil to help control nerve damage and stall progression.
  • Taking colloidal silver may help to regenerate nerves.
  • Try taking digestive enzymes two or three times a day when your stomach is empty. They may help to remove plaque and restore circulation.

 

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