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Diabeic neuropathy

Hi

Is there any alternative therapy for diabetic neuropathy. There is burning sensation to my feet.

Pl enlighten if anybody know.

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Very difficult

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Diabetic neuropathy is very likely with advancing age.Only suggestion that is generally given is to keep the sugar levels under control.Practically speaking,using a diabetic foot cream on the feet gives good relief.I use DIAFOOT cream and get good relief.I have been using it since about eight years.After applying,be careful on wet surfaces since it could be slippery.

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Thank you sir

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You can try taking Arnica 30 along with Apis Mellifica 30, both 3 drops each. You can buy a bottle of both SBL arnica 30 and SBL Apis Mellifica 30 online or from any Homeopathy shop. I have used it successfully for two years and got a lot of relief. Diafoot cream is good but the effect lasts for few hours and can be applied in the night only when you go to bed

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Thank you sir

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You can try Dr.Reckweg BC7(5 tabs dissolved in warm water three times a day) and R 40 (15 DROPS in teaspoon full water)three times a day.You can reduce the dose to morning evening once the symptom reduces.However burning sensation may have other reasons too, but as these medicine do not have any adverse effect you can try.If it not cured by these you may consult a Doctor.

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Thank you sir

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I take Mecabalin. Daily walking is a must

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Thank you sir

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You try high fat and low carbs diet with coconut oil, watch you tube vrk diet

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I wear knee high socks othropedic you can buy on Amazon or local drug store. They work wonders. They come in fine cloth to heavy cotton. white all solid colors to wild and crazy prints. My suggestion is buy larger than you think you will wear they are very tight so go up a size from your regular sock size. Unless you can try on a pair and be fitted. Hope you find this helpful I have not taken anything oral to date to supplement for many other issues.

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Thank you sir

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Gabapentin tablets everyday for a couple of months depending on the degree of your pain/burning sensation. But this is only a symptomatic treatment. Diabetic neuropathy generally signifies consisitent uncontrolled sugar levels.

Therefore for comeplete cure you have to control your sugar levels on a consisitent basis and that means you have to bring your HbA1c levels between 6- 6.5 and your average sugar level between 110- 130. The longer you can maintain these levels your pain/irritation in the foot will gradually go down.

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Thank you sir

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What's the number of your vitamin b12, if you are a non vegetarian you should take liver once a week. B12 deficiency creates these symptoms. If it is too low, you will have to take injections. Hope this helps.

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Thank you sir

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the only sensible way is to bring down your blood sugar level to fasting 140 if on insulin and HBA1c under 7.

try Sheerabala (ayurvedic) one capsule a day along with neurobion forte tablets once a day

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Thank you sir

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Microangiopathy (or microvascular disease, or small vessel disease) is an angiopathy (i.e. disease of blood vessels) affecting small blood vessels in the body. Diabetic patients usually affected by this medical condition if their blood sugar is not well controlled. It causes less blood flow particularly in the legs. The nerve cells will not function properly due to lack of oxygen and other nutrients.

Pregabalin may reduce nerve pain but it has adverse effects.

Links:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diabe...

medlineplus.gov/ency/articl...

medlineplus.gov/druginfo/me...

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agree totally with your observations.one of the end products of blood glucose in diabetes accumulates in nerves and draws fluid into it causing the swelling of nerves

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Thank you Sir

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Thank you Sir

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Hi bshindepatil11

One possible reason is magnesium deficiency so you might want to check that one out. [1] Supplement orally [2] external application - magnesium oil to affected parts or get epsom salt (magnesium sulphate) from a pharmacy and soak your feet in a bath of epsom salt dissoved in warm to hot water). You should get relief fast.

I use magnesium carbonate powder which I buy in a big bag of 500 gm and take one tsp twice a day. I mix it with half a tsp of baking soda and the juice of half a lemon or lime. Top up the mixture with plain water in a mug/cup - watch out, as the combo will cause a lot of foam to form. Drink with a straw to avoid contact with tooth enamel.

It certainly helps with numbness of the feet and muscle cramps both of which are symptoms of magnesium deficiency.

Read up literature on magnesium and baking soda uses. Go to Dr Mark Sircus blogs and youtube videos for more information. Many people are magnesium deficient without realizing it and, for some reason or other, diabetics excrete lots of it from the body via the urine, so supplementation is vital as the mineral is responsible for, or involved in (as a co-factor), as many as 300 bodily processes.

[A] Dr Mark Sircus on Youtube: youtube.com/results?search_...

[B] Dr Mark Sircus' articles:

[1] life-enthusiast.com/article...

[2] drsircus.com/magnesium/comb...

[C] Other things you could also do is to :

[1] Do the Tree Asana/yoga pose (make sure you alternate the leg shifts)

[2] Do the Apana Mudra

[3] Do visualization

You can combine [1], [2] & [3] - while doing the Tree Asana, do the Apana Mudra at the same time by placing the hand posture with the mudra on your mid riff (or abdominals) or even on the thighs.

The above are aimed at bringing down the prana (often stuck in the upper torso) down to the feet.

Try to also include visualizing the prana moving down from, say the forehead, down to your feet and then make the prana move round your toes. You'll feel an immediate sense of warmth when the prana descends and the flow happens. This will provide balance and prevent ataxia, and can aid circulation of prana, blood.

The Apana mudra is a must for diabetics and should be done a few times a day - 15 minutes x 3 sessions, for optimal benefit.

Apana Mudra:

[1] duckduckgo.com/?q=apana+mud...

[2] youtube.com/results?search_...

Tree Asana/Yoga:

[1] duckduckgo.com/?q=tree+yoga...

[2] youtube.com/results?search_...

Good luck - do report back on your endeavors and effort to banish the pain demons :)

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Thank you Sir

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Check your b 12 levels, I too had tingling, numbness and burning sensation. I HAD VIT B12 deficiency.

I take metformin + mythylcobalamin(b12). I'm better now.

Please consult your doctor.

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