About Peripheral Neuropathy

Living with Autonomic Neuropathy

Autonomic Neuropathy Symptoms

As a result of a progressive polyneuropathy known as Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) I have lived with autonomic neuropathy symptoms for over 5 decades. There are a number of unavoidable issues when dealing with the symptoms of autonomic neuropathy many of which are covered in Dr. Norman Latov’s book Peripheral Neuropathy: […]

Neuropathy Action Foundation Announces Results of Multifocal Motor Neuropathy Survey

Neuropathy Action Foundation Multifocal Motor Neuropathy Survey

International quality of life survey for Multifocal Motor Neuropathy (MMN) patients gives insight into diagnosis and treatment Santa Ana, CA, September 29, 2016 – The Neuropathy Action Foundation (NAF) announced the results from the first ever international Multifocal Motor Neuropathy Survey. The survey focused on three primary areas: timely and […]

Discovery Raises Prospect of New Neuropathy Treatments

Sandra Rieger PhD uses zebrafish to develop new neuropathy treatmentsSandra Rieger, Ph.D. with zebrafish

BAR HARBOR, ME – Recent research by Sandra Rieger, Ph.D., of the MDI Biological Laboratory identifying the underlying mechanisms of peripheral neuropathy, or nerve damage, has raised the prospect that drug therapies can be developed for new neuropathy treatments. The research was published March 28 in the Proceedings of the […]

10 Things You May Not Know About Diabetic Neuropathy

10 Things You May Not Know About Diabetic Neuropathy

Media Planet’s “Future of Personal Health” a publishing house in New York published the article on “10 Things You May Not Know About Diabetic Neuropathy” written by Eugene B. Richardson, MED, MS President, Neuropathy Support Network and Waden E. Emery, M.D., FAAN, Clinical Neuromuscular Neurologist, Emery Neuroscience Center.  Scroll down […]

Managing Neuropathy, Anxiety, and Depression

Managing Neuropathy, Anxiety, and Depression

Anxiety and depression—two unique conditions that often co-exist—are common responses to chronic illnesses such as neuropathy that deserve attention and need to be screened for and managed [1]. Left untreated, these conditions can slow the treatment of each other and worsen physical and psychological disability, thus increasing neuropathy’s burden by […]

Will My Neuropathy Get Worse?

Will My Neuropathy Get Worse? | Neuropathy Symptoms

The number one question most neuropathy patients ask is Will My Neuropathy Get Worse?  The fear that their neuropathy symptoms will grow progressively worse. Neurologists call this a progressive polyneuropathy. The truth: no one really knows if your neuropathy will worsen, stay the same or disappear. A neurologist shared that this […]

Top Twenty Symptoms of Peripheral Neuropathy

Symptoms of Peripheral Neuropathy | Neuropathy Symptoms

Each person’s experience varies depending on their type of Neuropathy, but in general following are the most common Symptoms of Peripheral Neuropathy: 1) Severe strange pains in your feet, legs, hands and other parts of the body; including “crawling insects” under your skin; 2) Balance is difficult when walking, getting […]

Small Fiber Neuropathy

Small Fiber Neuropathy

Many neuropathy patients have heard these words, “Your EMG and Nerve Conduct Studies are normal meaning you do not have neuropathy.” Right? Wrong. Dr. Norman Latov of Cornell University states clearly along with many other professionals that the EMG and Nerve Conduct Studies only measure damage to the large fibers. […]

Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic Neuropathy

According to the experts, diabetic neuropathy accounts for about 50% of all neuropathies. Dr. Todd Levine recently participated in a Facebook chat on the subject of  “Understanding Pre-Diabetes, Diabetes, and Diabetic Neuropathy”. Some doctors deny the existence of neuropathy from ‘pre-diabetes’ but see the following two references: 1.  Norman Latov, […]

Celiac Disease and Neuropathy

Celiac Disease and Neuropathy

Dr. Howard Sander’s published an article on “The Link Between Celiac Disease and Neuropathy” and was featured on The Neuropathy Associations website before they closed on Dec 31, 2014 and brings attention to the need for some patients presenting with neuropathy and the symptoms of Celiac Disease to be tested. Howard. […]

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