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acupressure for neuropathy

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Pressure on points: Acupressure massage utilizes pressure applied by the fingers or elbows to stimulate specific major acupuncture points on the body.

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
A lot: Adjustment deals with musculoskeletal alignment whereas acupressure deals with applying pressure to specific major acpuncture points for a variety of ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aletha Tippett
24 years experience Family Medicine
Poor nerve function: Nerve disease/damage thought to be caused by poor blood supply to nerves &/or high blood sugar. There are 2 types of neuropathy: peripheral and autono ... Read More
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Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
24 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve damage: Diabetic neuropathy is nerve damage due to poorly controlled blood glucose levels. The damaged nerves can be overactive (leading to pain) or they can ... Read More
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Dr. Adam Teichman
19 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Nerve damage: Diabetic neuropathy is damage to the sensory nerves usually affecting the foot and ankles. The most common symptoms are numbness and tingling in the ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Most Rx limited help: The central nervous system is made up of the brain and the spinal cord; all the nerves to the rest of the body stem from the cns, and is called perip ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Nerve symptoms: Peripheral neuropathy can be secondary to numerous causes. It is best to uncover the cause and treat directly. To treat symptoms, doctors might use ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Give me the reason: Best treatment for neuropathy will stem out of its cause. If diabetic, adequate diabetes control is paramount. Other meds may be lyrica, (pregabalin) ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
45 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Almost any disease process has its ups and downs, especially dependent upon the cause of the neuropathy.
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A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Many types!: Diabetes, B12 deficiency, heavy metal toxicity, drugs (medication side effects), vasculitis associated with autoimmune diseases are all causes. Howev ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Treat nausea etc.: Acupressure wrist bands apply steady pressure to a specific acupressure point on the wrist called the nei kuan point. This is often effective in treat ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Quit few: The symptoms are gradual onset of numbness and tingling in your feet or hands, which may spread upward into your legs and arms, burning pain, sharp, j ... Read More
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