What b vitamins are good to relieve foot neuropathy?

Metanx. A medical food, available by prescription, called metanx is a combination of biologically active, b-6, folic acid, and b-12, and is approved by the fda for diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Check this with your physician.
Options. The vitamin most associated with treating neuropathy is vitamin b12. Taking a good multivitamin and other supplements such as co-enzyme q10 may also be helpful.

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Which b vitamins are good to take to help relieve foot neuropathy?

Numb feet. Numbness in the feet can be alleviated with certain B vitamins such as B1, B2, B6 and B12. Alpha Lipoic Acid is also recommended as a supplement. . Read more...

Is it true that b vitamins can help relieve foot neuropathy. Where can I buy it?

B6/ pyrodixine. Vit b6 frequently helps carpal tunnel syndrome foot neuropathy is usually a bit harder to help but can try it 100 mg 2x/day cut back t one/day when symptoms decrease. Read more...
You are correct. There have been research studies on medical foods in diabetic nerve problems, and metanx, a biologically active b supplement can in fact improve symptoms and increase nerve density, but can take 6-12 months to help. It contains modified b-6, folate, (folic acid) and b-12. Read more...
Not so fast. B12 may help neuropathy that affects the feet if it has been deficient. If vitamin B12 is not low, however, it probably would not help. Why not find the cause of the neuropathy? That normally guides the treatment plan. Read more...

Having sx's on B6 toxicity (neuropathy, tingling, shocking feeling) not taking any b vitamins. Level is 134, no other cause for sx's found, what is this?

Not B-6 toxicity. These sound like symptoms of magnesium deficiency which is often found in conjunction with cadmium toxicity coming from stresses of many kinds. Check vit d3 and homocysteine levels. You could have a need for methyl folate, (folic acid) methyl cobalamine and the whole b complex. Re-evaluate life style to promote overall health with sleep, diet, exercise and stress management. Read more...
B6 toxicity. manifests as large fiber involvement. Typically there is loss of ability to walk due to impaired proprioception. We see a lot of it in the mid west. People are given large doses of B6 to mask carpal tunnel symptoms. Many caregivers are unaware there is a toxicity state with this water soluble vitamin. I see about 2 cases a month. Read more...

I have poly neuropathy. Debetias, alcohol abuse, kidney failure and vitamin b deficiency have been ruled out. What could be causing this?

Here are some... Who & what we are represents who & what we have been; so every life event is always a process of lifelong making, results from multiple factors, and displays on its pattern of full spectrum. Besides, we don't know all the causes for every illness so there is a potpourri of sicknesses with unclear causes such as autoimmune, connective tissue diseases, etc. More? Ask your doc. Read more...

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

Maybe. There are many causes of peripheral neuropathy, and B12 deficiency is only one of them. B12 injections are beneficial if you are deficient (or have low b12). Some adults lose the ability to absorb oral b12. Nonetheless, i recommend a daily b-complex vitamin supplement. Have your B12 level tested 3-6 months later. If your level is less than 400-500, you may benefit from a monthly injection. Read more...
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...