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Peripheral Neuropathy


Peripheral Neuropathy is the one type of disorder in peripheral nervous system. Peripheral neuropathy includes some neurological problems such as injuries, infections, metabolic problems. It includes numbness in your legs and arms. Peripheral Neuropathy is damage nerve of brain and peripheral nervous system. It is on type of hereditary disorder of peripheral nervous system.  

Types of nerves in Peripheral Neuropathy

There are three types of nerves are include in Peripheral Neuropathy;

  1. Motor nerves
  2. Sensory nerves
  3. Autonomic nerves

Causes of Peripheral Neuropathy

  • Peripheral Neuropathy is mainly caused by pressure on the nerve.
  • Diabetes is also cause of Peripheral Neuropathy.
  • Deficiency of vitamin B is also responsible for Peripheral Neuropathy.
  • Excess drinking of alcohol is develop Peripheral Neuropathy.
  • Peripheral Neuropathy may be caused by inherited hereditary disorder.
  • Kidney disease is also responsible for Peripheral Neuropathy.

What are the symptoms of Peripheral Neuropathy?

  • Lack of sensation mostly in hands and leg is the main symptom of Peripheral Neuropathy.
  • Burning ache, sharp and punching pain is occurred in Peripheral Neuropathy.
  • Lack of harmonization is also sign of Peripheral Neuropathy.
  • Peripheral Neuropathy is also include muscle weakness.

Diagnosis of Peripheral Neuropathy

  • Medical history is very essential method for determine Peripheral Neuropathy.
  • Peripheral Neuropathy is also tested by Physical examination.
  • Peripheral Neuropathy is as well detected by Neurological examination.
  • Nerve biopsy is also useful in diagnosis of Peripheral Neuropathy.
  • Sometime, Genetic testing is also carried out in process of diagnosis of Peripheral Neuropathy.

Treatment for Peripheral Neuropathy

Here, various type of medications are used for treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy;

  • For gentle pain of Peripheral Neuropathy, you can take pain reliever in treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy.
  • In treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy, Antidepressant is also used.
  • Sometimes, surgery and radiotherapy are also used in treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy.

Prevention of Peripheral Neuropathy

  • Controlling blood sugar is very most preventive thing about Peripheral Neuropathy.
  • For Prevention of Peripheral Neuropathy, Doctors instructions and medication are very important.
  • Healthy food which is consisting fruit, vegetable, wheat grain and protein rich food. This is very essential for prevention of Peripheral Neuropathy.
  • Fish egg and dairy product are very helpful in case of avoidance of Peripheral Neuropathy.