How to Deal With Nerve Pain If You Have Diabetes

If you have diabetes, you know it well: Too much sugar isn’t good for you. People whose blood sugar is too high or difficult to control are more susceptible to cardiovascular disease, kidney damage, eye problems and other complications, including nerve damage (diabetic neuropathy). “High blood sugar is toxic to your nerves,” says Robert Bolash, MD, … Read More

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How Numbness, Tingling Are Connected to Your Multiple Sclerosis

Numbness and tingling are often the result of minor nerve injuries or inflammation. But for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), these symptoms can become severe and interfere with walking or doing everyday tasks. Why does this happen? In patients with MS, we know what happens, but researchers are still puzzled about why it happens. What … Read More

Can Antidepressants Ease Chemotherapy Pain?

There may now be a way to ease the awful tingling nerve pain commonly caused by some forms of chemotherapy. New research shows that the antidepressant drug duloxetine (brand name Cymbalta) reduced the nerve pain that can result from neurotoxic chemotherapy. First time a reliable pain treatment found Oncologist and pain expert Harold Goforth, MD, … Read More

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