Peripheral Neuropathy can happen to anyone at any age. However, one can reduce his or her risk by avoiding large consumptions of alcohol, staying clear of environmental or industrial toxins, and eating vitamin enriched foods, as well as
maintaining glucose levels. For diabetic patients, you can decrease the chances of suffering with long-term neuropathic pain by making the decision to eat right, exercise and maintain a healthy glucose level.
Reversing neuropathy is a goal of many medical professionals who have made it their career to help individuals diagnosed with neuropathy. Neuropathy has no known cure and in most cases, once the damage to the nerve cells has been done, there is no reversing the nerve damage. However, research and clinical studies have shown that neuropathic treatment can help reduce nerve pain, and in some cases eliminate nerve pain forever.
Neuropathy can make it extremely difficult to walk and operate on a normal basis.
The afflicted areas often become highly sensitive to touch and pressure. The nerve pain and symptoms can last for long periods of time, though can be lessened once the underlying cause has been discovered and treated.
Neuropathy symptoms differ from patient to patient based on what neuropathy classification they fall into, as well as how far their neuropathy has progressed
• Needle-like pinching
• Muscle weakness
• Loss of coordination
• Sensitivity to touch
• Dull ache
• Involuntary muscle spasms
• Difficulty swallowing
• Throwing up
Natural Ways To Revers Nerve Pain
Long term deficiencies can cause long term problems which is why the natural remedies that are required to recover
should also be long term.
Combining these natural remedies can be very effective and tip the balance in your favor.
Optimizing important vitamin levels is paramount especially in case of deficiency. Continuing with deficiencies can further impair our body’s ability to heal itself.
Vitamin B2 also known as Riboflavin, is an antioxidant that fights off the free radicals that cause the body pain, aging and an assortment of health concerns.
It also helps keep the nervous system functioning adequately. Without Riboflavin, the body’s red blood cells cannot produce properly.
Vitamin B6 helps promote higher energy levels and red blood cell production. It also helps carry oxygen throughout the body, improving nerve health. It is an essential component to the B complex vitamins.
A lack of Vitamin D can result in muscular weakness, skeletal abnormalities, and weak bones. Those suffering from neuropathy tend to lose coordination as well as muscle strength. Studies have shown that increasing vitamin D to the optimal level, will improve coordination and increase muscle strength in most cases.
Feverfew is a popular herb used to treat a myriad of different health concerns. It has several different names by which it goes by such as midsummer daisy, wild chamomile, flirtwort, febrifuge plant.
Feverfew extract has reduces pain and sensitivity. Feverfew is also a popular resource for other symptoms that include rheumatic pains and inflammation.
Oat Straw Extract
Oat Straw is recommended to help treat a wide variety of nerve conditions, as
well as the painful symptoms associated with nerve damage. Oat Straw seeds carry antispasmodic, diuretic, cardia, emollient, nervine and stimulant properties that can provide a soothing effect on areas of the body that may be itchy, dry and sensitive to touch.
Scientists believe that passion flower has the ability to increase levels of a chemical found in the brain called gamma aminobutyric which lowers certain
brain cell activity, creating a calming effect.. This herb has also been
known to assist in the treatment of anxiety and insomnia.
Skullcap extract is a natural plant that has a calming effect on the body and aids in inflammation. It is often prescribed to treat numerous conditions and its calming effects have been helpful in the treatment of the following health concerns:
• Muscle Spasms
• Calming of Nerves
• Tension Headache
• Anorexia Nervosa
• Restless Leg/Foot Syndrome
3 Warm Bath
Taking a warm bath can be soothing, and can also relieve neuropathic pain symptoms. Warm water improves blood circulation, reducing symptoms of pain from numbness.
If you’re not as sensitive to temperature due to sensory nerves being affected from peripheral neuropathy, be careful not to make your bath water too hot.
4 Low Impact Exercise
Regular exercise helps reducing nerve pain and improve overall health.
Nerve pain can make it too painful to exercise but walking and swimming are two great options, and when consistently done can help lessen the amount of nerve pain one experiences when performing normal daily activities.
Exercise also increases blood flow to your arms and legs and reduces stress. These are all factors that help to reduce discomfort and pain.
5 Essential Oils
Some essential oils, including chamomile and Roman lavender, help to increase circulation in the body. They also have pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory properties that could boost healing.
It is advised to dilute a few drops of essential oils in 1 ounce of a carrier oil such as olive oil. Applying these diluted oils to the affected area can reduce stinging and tingling pains from peripheral neuropathy.
• Pain relief
• Treats diseases
• Prevents diseases
Acupuncture can be used to allow the body to flow and re-balance. It promotes natural healing by stimulating the body’s pressure points triggering the nervous system to release chemicals that can change the pain experience or threshold.
Needles are partially inserted into the body and then manipulated in order to allow the body to flow and re-balance.
This ancient treatment has helped many with the following problems:
• Morning Sickness
• anxiety and depression
• chronic pain - often in the neck, back, knees, and head
A Guide To Improving Nerve Health