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What causes irregular menstrual cycles, vitamin D deficiency, peripheral neuropathy, gluten intolerance, high cholesterol, fatigue, low BBT?

What causes irregular menstrual cycles, vitamin D deficiency, peripheral neuropathy, gluten intolerance, high cholesterol, fatigue, low BBT?

Menses: There are many causes of irregular menses and you should see a Gynecologist about this.
Vitamin D deficiency is unnecessary. Over the counter bottles with 1000 mg daily should be enough.
Gluten intolerance is telling you to slow down taking any gluten.
High cholesterol can be treated and your doctor will assist you.
Fatigue - why? ...Read more

Dr. Olav Jaren
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Nerve Damage (Definition)

A complete nerve transection will leave an area totally numb. The distribution of the numbers depends upon where the nerve was cut. A partial nerve injury may leave the area tingly or incompletely numb. Finally even if the nerve is not cut the swelling and bruising to the tea can affect the nerve as well. Usually we consider sharp penetrating injuries as likely having nerve lacerations when sensation is lost. A hand surgeon can examine the hand and pinpoint the site or extent of nerve injury and recommend ...Read more


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What causes high cholesterol, irregular menstrual cycles, vitamin D deficiency, peripheral neuropathy, gluten intolerance, fatigue, low BBT?

What causes high cholesterol, irregular menstrual cycles, vitamin D deficiency, peripheral neuropathy, gluten intolerance, fatigue, low BBT?

Inactivity: Can't think of one possible cause except inactivity, being sedentary can lead to all what you described either directly or indirectly, see your doctor, start an exercise program suitable for your state of health, good luck ...Read more

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What vitamins and minerals are a remedy for peripheral neuropathy?

What vitamins and minerals are a remedy for peripheral neuropathy?

Only work if deficie: Def of some vitamins can cause neuropathies; most neuropathies are not due to vitamin def, will not be improved by supplementation. B12 def (not rare, in some GI diseases, elderly; theoretical risk in ulcer rx); b6 def (diet def rare, assoc with some meds), vit e def (rare except in GI dis), b1-thiamine def (alcoholics, bulimics, bariatric surg), etc. Xs vits e.g. B6 cause neuropathy. Get tested. ...Read more

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Is vitamin B6 200mg daily to high if I want to treat my peripheral neuropathy?

Is vitamin B6 200mg daily to high if I want to treat my peripheral neuropathy?

How do you that it: Is due to B6 deficiency. You ought consult a neurologist to determine the cause of peripheral neuropathy and treat the cause. Excess of B6 can itself cause neuropathy. You may visit these two sites for information and then discuss the matter with your doctor.

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/drugs-supplements/vitamin-b6/background/HRB-20058788
https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/16320662 ...Read more

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Which b vitamins and in what size should I take for non-diabetic peripheral neuropathy?

Which b vitamins and in what size should I take for non-diabetic peripheral neuropathy?

Depends on the cause: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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How long will I need to take vitamin B6 for peripheral neuropathy that was caused by chemotherapy?

How long will I need to take vitamin B6 for peripheral neuropathy that was caused by chemotherapy?

Get it from food: All people need vitamin b6 but most get it from food and so should you. It is present in many green vegetables. Eat well and you don't need to take it in pill form. ...Read more

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Female, age 91 yrs with peripheral neuropathy, feet lost sensations. Will vitamin B12 injections help?

Female, age 91 yrs with peripheral neuropathy, feet lost sensations. Will vitamin B12 injections help?

Possibly: B12 deficiency can certainly cause peipheral neuropathy and the treatment would be the replacment of B12 usually by injections. As far as other causes of peripheral neuropathy, B12 most likely will not be helpful. See her physician and check a B12 level if not done already. ...Read more

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Are there any std's that have cause vitamin deficiency and peripheral neuropathy?

Are there any std's that have cause vitamin deficiency and peripheral neuropathy?

AIDS can do that: End stage aids-if it is not treated- can cause malnutrition, muscle wasting, nerve problems, and vitamin deficiency as the result of the malnutrition etc.
Neuro-syphillis- syphillis that is affecting nervous system can cause nerve damage- but that has nothing to do with vitamin deficiency. ...Read more

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Can moderate alcohol use, that is 4-5 drinks per week cause vitamin b-12 deficiency and peripheral neuropathy?

Can moderate alcohol use, that is 4-5 drinks per week cause vitamin b-12 deficiency and peripheral neuropathy?

Depends on diet: If you are a vegetarian, you could develop B12 deficiency. Alcohol alone can cause neuropathy and it would be prudent to avoid it. Alcohol is a poison that never did anybody any good, ever.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Can laproscopic surgery on the right shoulder result in vitamin deficiency, fibromyslgia snd peripheral neuropathy?

Can laproscopic surgery on the right shoulder result in vitamin deficiency, fibromyslgia snd peripheral neuropathy?

No!!!: Laparoscopic surgery regardless of which body part is operated upon will not lead to vitamin deficiency. There are different causes of different vitamin deficiencies eg nutrition vs inadequate sun exposure. Likewise, laparoscopic surgery will not "cause" fibromyalgia. I suppose that a nerve injury can occur leading to chronic neuropathic pain but that can happen regardless of surgical technique. ...Read more

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Is metanx safe as an initial treatment for non-diabetic peripheral neuropathy and reduced kidney function? It seems like a lot of vitamin b6.

Is metanx safe as an initial treatment for non-diabetic peripheral neuropathy and reduced kidney function? It seems like a lot of vitamin b6.

Yes: It's very safe. They have a propriatory mixture of vitamins and all are at safe levels. We need a lot of certain vitamins to reverse a deficiency and let your body begin to store them again. It may be more than the fda "minimum" daily requirement, but still at a very safe level. ...Read more

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Do vitamin d, b-12 and high ferritin level have any connection with neuropathy in the leg and torso?

Do vitamin d, b-12 and high ferritin level have any connection with neuropathy in the leg and torso?

Multiple connections: Each of these might be connected to neuropathy- vit d deficiency increases risk of diabetes & auto-immune diseases including ms- these can cause neuropathy. B-12 deficiency often causes neuropathy. High ferritin can be caused by iron overload causing oxidative stress or can be caused by heavy alcohol use, liver disease & auto-immune conditions like sle, all of which may cause neuropathy. ...Read more

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I have vitamin d deficiency- taking 10, 000 units a week. I used to have neuropathy on my left side and now my feet and fingers are tingling a lot more than usual. Related?

I have vitamin d deficiency- taking 10, 000 units a week. I used to have neuropathy on my left side and now my feet and fingers are tingling a lot more than usual. Related?

Yes it's possible: Have you also been checked for Vit. B12, folate, (folic acid) and thyroid function tests? When I give weekly Vit. D it usually hits 50, 000IU so if you're that deficient enough to need replacement therapy then, I'm not sure if 10, 000 is high enough.

If you'd like ask more questions feel free to contact me at: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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I have anemia, B12 deficiency, hypothyroidism, Vitamin D deficiency and I am experiencing neuropathy. No one can pinpoint why I have neurapathy?

I have anemia, B12 deficiency, hypothyroidism, Vitamin D deficiency and I am experiencing neuropathy. No one can pinpoint why I have neurapathy?

B12 deficiency: Vtiamin B12 deficiency causes neuropathy. This may be the main cause in your case. Hypothyroidism sometimes influences nerve health.

When these conditions are treated, see if your nerves recover. ...Read more

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I have peripheral neuropathy and have been bolo tested for diabetes, vitamin B12 deficiency, etc. All normal. Any ideas or suggestions what to do nex?

I have peripheral neuropathy and have been bolo tested for diabetes, vitamin B12 deficiency, etc. All normal. Any ideas or suggestions what to do nex?

Have it evaluated.: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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After taking vitamin d3 for months, I seem to feel better. Have stenosis and neuropathy but am doing well. Can that vitamin do so much? Or is it me

After taking vitamin d3 for months, I seem to feel better. Have stenosis and neuropathy but am doing well. Can that vitamin do so much? Or is it me

Yes, it can: Vitamin D is very important - especially for some folk and at certain times in life. However you may also be correct about the role you play. The combination of real action and our positive attitude is very important. It's the real value in the placebo effect and w/out it meds don't work nearly as well. Great that you're doing well! Keep it up! ...Read more

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Does peripheral neuropathy progress?

Yes: It will progress if the original cause of the peripheral neuropathy is not addressed/controlled or corrected. ...Read more

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How can I control peripheral neuropathy?

How can I control peripheral neuropathy?

What's the cause: Neuropathy simply means nerve injury. Peripheral nerves control many things including sensation, motor function and automatic things like sweating, goosebumps. Injury to peripheral nerves can occur from diabetes, trauma, and many other metabolic processes as well as many medicines. With so many causes, the key is to find out the cause and the a treatment can be identified. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of peripheral neuropathy bad?

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Are the symptoms of peripheral neuropathy bad?

Sometimes: Numbness, tingling, and burning are the most frequent symptoms of peripheral neuropathy. Many people describe it as when a foot that has "fallen asleep" is coming "back to life, " except all the time. Many people find it very uncomfortable. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of peripheral neuropathy?

Many possibilities: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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Are there any good remedies for peripheral neuropathy?

Treat the cause: The best way to 'cure' neuropathy is to target the cause. Only 60-70% of patients with neuropathy have a known cause, any many are irreversible. However, controlling the underlying medical condition causing neuropathy can improve or delay the progression of neuropathy. For example: control diabetes, treat thyroid problems, treat rheumatoid arthritis, avoid alcohol, take a b complex vitamin. ...Read more

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What happens if peripheral neuropathy is left untreated?

What happens if peripheral neuropathy is left untreated?

It may get worse.: Have it evaluated and treated to prevent possible complications such as an amputation. ...Read more

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What can cause peripheral neuropathy and how is it treated?

What can cause peripheral neuropathy and how is it treated?

Excellent Question: Peripheral neuropathy has several known causes: hereditary, autoimmune, diabetes, alcohol, medicine, etc. BUT, it turns out neuropathic pain may be even more common than ever thought. CRPS & many chronic or otherwise undiagnosable pains turn out to be peripheral neuropathy. Treatments vary from meds, to TENS, spinal stimulators, etc. I've had great success with neuroprolotherapy for this condition. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Peripheral neuropathy?

Nerve disease: It't just a technical generic term for any disease affecting the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord. Peripheral neuropathy can be of many different distributions and has thousands of possible causes. ...Read more

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What are the optimum ways to manage and to control peripheral neuropathy?

Prevention: Once you have neuropathy, the only treatment is to manage the symptoms. If the neuropathy is metabolic in nature, then only after appropriate lab testing can verify, starting a physician-approved amount of b-complex vitamins and anti-oxidant therapies may help to control the symptoms. Increase your water intake as dehydration can mimic neuropathy with Lactic Acid buildup in tissues. ...Read more

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Are there symptoms or signs that indicate peripheral neuropathy has developed?

Many possibilities: Symptoms can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause in order to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can diabetic peripheral neuropathy be reversed?

Can diabetic peripheral neuropathy be reversed?

Some: Usually by getting a diabetic person's sugars tightly controlled, some of the neuropathy will be reversed. However, severe nerve damage is a permanent problem.
Dr kurzweil review: there is no question that well-controlled diabetes helps prevent progression of the complications. I'm not aware of evidence that actual pathological changes in peripheral nerves can be reversed. ...Read more

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What are the features of diabetic peripheral neuropathy?

Several: Symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy may include:

tingling

numbness (severe or long-term numbness can become permanent)

burning (especially in the evening)

pain. ...Read more

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How to treat non-diabetic peripheral neuropathy?

It depends: It depends on the etiology of what is causing the neuropathy. Often times in a diabetic the cause is the medical condition. In a non-diabetic where the diabetes is not the etiology one may look towards the back i.E herniated disc etc as a possible cause. Medications chosen are esentially the same. For both conditions nutrional supplements i.E l-methyl folate, (folic acid) alpha-lipoic acid and befotalamine. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Peripheral Neuropathy (Definition)

A generic medical term for dysfunction of the nerves that carry information to and from the central nervous system (the ...Read more


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Vitamin D (Definition)

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