A 44-year-old female asked:
Can high cholesterol cause small fiber neuropathy? Can dress cause small fiber neuropathy?
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr answered
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
↑glucose most common: basis neuropathy; Google: "peripheral neuropathy etiology", yet many other associations exist, note word association; Why? Data about associations; mechanisms not fully understood. Cholesterol is part of every animal cell, enables cell membrane flexibility & has never been correct issue despite promotioin by NIH.gov as surrogate for Lipoproteins. Hi odds stress/anger/fear an issue; more complex.
Answered on Jan 29, 2020
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