Peripheral neuropathy awareness wekis a period to share information about neuropathic pain. Peripheral neuropathy is a life-altering condition that can make the hands & feet painful
or tingling and can affect balance while walking.
Major causes include:
- Diabetes 60%
- Idiopathic 23%
- Chemo-induced 10%
- HIV/AIDS 2%
- Others 5%
Diet rich in omega-3 fatty acid and antioxidants in fruits and vegetables can help reduce the symptoms of peripheral neuropathy. Regular exercise can also help to reduce symptoms.
Avoiding gluten can sometimes help.