What is Neuropathy?

What is Neuropathy?

Neuropathy is a condition that affects over 20 millions people causing them pain, discomfort and changing their daily life in multiple ways. It is a condition associated mostly with diabetes but often follows cancer treatment, Shingles infections, and is part of many people’s autoimmune disease. Neuropathy affects flow of blood through vessels causing damage to the peripheral nervous system (PNS).

Causes of Neuropathy You Didn’t Know

Causes of Neuropathy You Didn’t Know

The most well known causes of neuropathy are a complication of diabetes and a side effect of some types of chemotherapy. However many people have neuropathy for a variety of other reasons. These other reasons are often overlooked until they are quite severe because you just may not be looking for symptoms of neuropathy. Read more about what is neuropathy and symptoms of neuropathy here.

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