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Doctor insights on: Vitamins That Help A Pinched Nerve Heal

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Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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What vitamins help heal nerve damage from injury?

What vitamins help heal nerve damage from injury?

Nerve injury repair: Nerves may be either peripheral or central. Those outside the brain and spinal cord generally have a coating of myelin that is sensitive to b vitamins, specifically b1, b6, b12, and folate (folic acid). Methylfolate (folic acid) and B12 are indicated in the treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathy. But before just taking some, have yourself tested to determine if they are needed, and diagnose the reason for nerve injury. ...Read more

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Can taking more vitamin b-complex still help heal nerve damage even if you're not low on b vitamins?

Can taking more vitamin b-complex still help heal nerve damage even if you're not low on b vitamins?

Possibly: Here is some scientific data that might help. A prescription medical food metanx (containing biologically active folate, (folic acid) b-12, and b-6) has been studied with small fibre diabetic neuropathy, and over a period of several months did demonstrate improved nerve fibre density and less painful and numb symptoms. ...Read more

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What are some Vitamins and/or Minerals to help heal gastritis?

What are some Vitamins and/or Minerals to help heal gastritis?

What kind do U have?: The suffix "itis" means "inflammation". The prefix "gastro" means "stomach." the term "gastritis" thus means an "inflamed stomach." The term is often used imprecisely to mean stomach upset, which can derive from both acid & non-acid causes, slow emptying of the stomach, H.pylori infection, atrophic & hypersecretory problems. Start with acid blockers, diet modification, avoid alcohol/tobacco. ...Read more

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Does anyone know what vitamins may help with cidp nerve disease?

Does anyone know what vitamins may help with cidp nerve disease?

Individualized supps: To the best of my knowledge there is no research to help answer your
question, but that does not mean vitamins can't help. Cidp is an
autoimmune disease & vitamins help with similar illnesses. Autoimmune
disease is caused by a combination of genetic predisposition, environmental
toxins & infection. These must all be addressed. Please hit the tap button
below to see my comments-not enough space here! ...Read more

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After an abortion, what kind of vitamins should I take to heal my body fast.

After an abortion, what kind of vitamins should I take to heal my body fast.

Never fast: Healing is a slow with in 6-8 weeks, lot of fruits, nuts, berries, tumeric, flaxseedand alkaline water, most imp is rest sleep, 5 min yoga. just take one good organic vita only once a day posive thinking would heal faster. I took mega juice plus for 2 weeks prior to shoulder surgery and healed in 10 days. Eat greens body has power to. ...Read more

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Can there be a vitamin supplement to help heal bruises?

Can there be a vitamin supplement to help heal bruises?

Vitamin C and K: Try cold compresses. Also, if you bruise easily, try vitamin k, bromelain, and bilberry extract supplement. Also, vitamin c is used synthesis of collagen and other compounds that affect the skin's and blood vessel's ability to withstand the impacts that lead to bruises. ...Read more

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Do vitamins help wounds heal?

Do vitamins help wounds heal?

Also zinc...: Zinc has also been shown to help with wound healing - especially in older populations whose intake of the mineral is inadequate. ...Read more

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What vitamins are good to help heal faster?

What vitamins are good to help heal faster?

None unless you have: Unless you are having a vitamin deficiency, then adding extra vitamins makes your urine very valuable. Most vitamins are water soluble, taking extra only makes them end up in the toilet. Taking extra fat soluble vitamins when you don't need them could make you sick. Ask your family doctor if you are having any deficiency. Most people in the usa are low on vitamin d. Correcting that might help. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods/vitamins are the best to heal the liver?

Please suggest what foods/vitamins are the best to heal the liver?

Liver health: Milk thistle is helpful as is black cohosh. Please discuss use of herbals with your physician before hand. To ensure good liver health either don’t drink alcohol or limit your intake (1 drink for females & 2 for males/ day). Be proactive with hepatitis b (& a) vaccination. Avoid risks like sharing needles (iv drug use), unprotected sex or lack of sanitation with piercings & tattoos. Protect >>. ...Read more

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Best Types of Vitamins for Mental Health, Nerves and Digestive Health?

Eat a balanced diet: Don't waste your money on vitamins. If you feel the need than any OTC general vitamine will do ...Read more

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Can vitamin B12 helps with nerve regeneration?

Can vitamin B12 helps with nerve regeneration?

Maybe help!: If you are B12 deficient, absolutely. But it is prudent to take B12 if you have nerve damage from any cause! ...Read more

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Hello! Can 'B Vitamins ' cure damaged nerves?

Hello! Can 'B Vitamins ' cure damaged nerves?

What kind of damage?: Vitamins may help with neuropathy due to specific vitamin deficiency, e.g., folic acid, thiamine or B12 deficiency but will not help with damage from other causes, e.g. mercury or lead poisoning. It would be prudent to consult a neurologist for proper diagnosis and optimum treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best recommended vitamin that helps support muscle, tendon, ligament and nerve conduct?

What is the best recommended vitamin that helps support muscle, tendon, ligament and nerve conduct?

Generic answer: The basic vitamins that seem to have most to do with neuromuscular function include many of the b complex especially b-12, b-1, b-6 and folate. Vitamin d levels are best kept in the high normal range. ...Read more

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Will vitamin E cream take to heal scars?

Will vitamin E cream take to heal scars?

Possibly but...: Vitamin e cream is a common home remedy for scars but there is little evidence it works; still many people have found it helps- applying oil from natural e capsules may work better than cream. There are many other remedies that may help, including calendula cream (my favorite), peanut oil (advised by edgar cayce), tamanu oil, raw honey & aloe vera. See http://www. Earthclinic. Com/cures/scar. Html#gf. ...Read more

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Can castor and vitamin E oil heal a scar?

Can castor and vitamin E oil heal a scar?

Massage is Good: The skin is a great barrier, and most oils cannot penetrate to the living cells. The massaging action of application does help. Vaseline works well to, better than mederma, and much less expensive. ...Read more

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What minerals vitamins or suplements can be useful for tuympanic nerve damage?

What minerals vitamins or suplements can be useful for tuympanic nerve damage?

Probably none: There are no objective, scientific studies that I've seen showing benefits of supplements for tympanic nerve damage. I frequently will take a balanced multivitamin plus some extra vitamin c for general health. Some people think a balanced b complex supplement helps with the nervous system, and some think omega 3s help with brain cell stabilization. ...Read more

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What vitamins are needed to heal ankle ulcers?

What vitamins are needed to heal ankle ulcers?

Vitamins and wounds: If you want specific vitamins a, c, e, and zinc are traditionally said to improve wound healing. With that said, the previous answer stating overall good nutrition is correct. ...Read more

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Can you tell me which vitamin is good for post herpetic neuralgia (nerve pain)?

Can you tell me which vitamin is good for post herpetic neuralgia (nerve pain)?

B12, C, E, AMP: Although there is no overwhelming evidence, a very limited number of studies have suggested that vitamin c and B12 injections may improve symptoms. Intramuscular amp (adenosine monophosphate) has also helped some patients in one large trial. Additionally, oral or topical vitamin e, topical capsaicin or peppermint oil may offer some relief as well. ...Read more

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Any recommended vitamins / herbs / holistic approach that can help with nerve degeneration / numbness?

Vitamins: Vitamin b 6 I believe is the most well- known holistic remedy out there in the "vitamin" group. Supplements like acetyl-l-carnithine have been shown to reduce peripheral neuropathy pain and speed up healing of peripheral nerves. Other chinese herbs have also been implicated as beneficial. ...Read more

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Please answer! What vitamins / herbs / holistic approach would help with nerve degeneration / numbness?

Please answer! What vitamins / herbs / holistic approach would help with nerve degeneration / numbness?

B vits, ALA and ect.: This answer could vary depending on what's causing the nerve degeneration but b vitamins are great for nerve health, especially vit. B 12. Alpha lipoic acid may help neuropathy and numbness. It is always best to consult with your doctor before you consider taking supplements. ...Read more

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Is there an antibiotic or something at the vitamin store to heal or calm down the pancreas when it is flared up?

Is there an antibiotic or something at the vitamin store to heal or calm down the pancreas when it is flared up?

No there isn't: Acute pancreatitis requires careful treatment, chronic pancreatitis requires ongoing monitoring, pancreatitis rarely involves bacterial infection so antibiotics are of no use. Antibiotics are prescription medications thus not available at the vitamin or health food store. Please follow your doctors advice closely. ...Read more

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Sprained both wrists. Not sure how. Might be carrying my 15lb baby a lot. How can it heal faster? What natural vitamins should I take?

Sprained both wrists. Not sure how. Might be carrying my 15lb baby a lot. How can it heal faster? What natural vitamins should I take?

The most important: Thing is to identify the mechanism of injury, or, what caused it. It sounds like you have identified the cause...repeatedly picking up 15 lb object Now, do everything u can to avoid that activity. 15-20 min of ice every 4 hours helps inflamation/pain. Good luck, Mom. ...Read more

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I have a high uric acid problem. And vitamin d is low. My heals pain a lot?

I have a high uric acid problem. And vitamin d is low. My heals pain a lot?

See details: An elevated uric acid is not a problem unless you have a history of gout, kidney stone or a significant reduction in kidney function. Heel pain is unrelated to the uric acid or the vitamin d. ...Read more

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Are there any supplements, vitamins, or medicines that help the brain to heal after damage?

Are there any supplements, vitamins, or medicines that help the brain to heal after damage?

It depends: As in it depends on the type of damage. For stroke related damage, there are medications (cholesterol, blood pressure, blood thinning) meds that can help prevent future strokes. The supplement data isn't great but there some for vit E. For TBI/concussion related damage, the data for supplements is even worse but there are some reports for benefits from Omega-3's, DHA and vit D. ...Read more

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Could vitamin b 12 help me with my eye nerve palsy?

Could vitamin b 12 help me with my eye nerve palsy?

Probably not: Loss of vision from B12 deficiency can improve, however, with proper B12 therapy. ...Read more

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I have pimple scars all over my face. Is there any vitamin I can take to make them heal faster?

I have pimple scars all over my face. Is there any vitamin I can take to make them heal faster?

Avoid Pimples!: Nothing, even laser treatments, can completely remove a scar once it forms. Your first priority should be to stop new pimples from forming. Antibiotics and various topicals can help. I'd suggest you try the md performance on-the-spot blemish gel http://mdperformance. Com/store/products/category/md-performance-acne-products/. ...Read more

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Swollen optic nerve from proton therapy can any vitamins help?

NO: I suggest calling your treating ophthalmologist for medication which is specific for optic neuritis. ...Read more

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Does vitamin B12 deficiency cause brain and nerve problems?

Yes: In the early 19th century, scientists noted weakness and numbness with B12 deficiency. Recently, B12 has been shown to upregulate neurotrophic factors (chemicals [cytokines] that help nerve cells grow) & downregulate neurotoxic factors (chemicals that break down nerve cells). In other words, B12 helps nerve cells grow and prevents their destruction by naturally occurring brain chemicals. ...Read more

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How to holistically heal dry eye syndrome are there any hears drops teas creams and vitamins that may heal?

How to holistically heal dry eye syndrome are there any hears drops teas creams and vitamins that may heal?

Omega-3's: Oral omega 3's such as evoa dry eye supplements or thera tears nutrition. The omega-3's stimulate the natural oil and moisture glands of the eye and eye surface. You can also use preservative free artificial tears 3-4 times a day. ...Read more

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I am trying to heal my diverticulitis flareups naturally is it ok to take ginger root, vitamin d, grapefruit extract, apple vinegar through out the day?

I am trying to heal my diverticulitis flareups naturally is it ok to take ginger root, vitamin d, grapefruit extract, apple vinegar through out the day?

Abdominal Pain: If you have abdominal pain in the setting of known diverticular disease and or fever or chills present immediately for an exam by MD. Do not try to heal yourself with herbs because you are safest with a proper examination. ...Read more

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How effective is the treatment of vitamin B12 deficiency even when it has affected the nerves?

How effective is the treatment of vitamin B12 deficiency even when it has affected the nerves?

Maybe: It can cause permanent damage to nervous tissue if left untreated longer than 6 months.
Links:
1) http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/vitamin_b12_deficiency
2) http://www. Webmd. Com/food-recipes/guide/vitamin-b12-deficiency-symptoms-causes. ...Read more

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How effective is the treatment of vitamin B12 deficiency even when it has already affected my nerves.?

Absolute!: If has affected nerves and xaused neuropathy, it is absolutely essential I give 3mg im, and then put patient on 2500 mcg/day orally. ...Read more