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

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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Kenneth Merriman
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Olav Jaren
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