The physical cause of neuropathic pain is damaged peripheral nerves and as one medical expert notes, may also be due to the attempt of damaged nerves to fire across damaged sections of the peripheral nerve. See: References #1 to #3 Somatization Disorders Somatization disorder is a long-term (chronic) condition in […]
The Problem with a Diagnosis of Idiopathic Neuropathy
Idiopathic Neuropathy according to medical experts writing in the Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System should be considered as a disease entity in and of itself. It is recommended that this condition be diagnosed as Chronic Idiopathic Axonal Polyneuropathy or (CIAP) as a major health problem. (See reference 1.) I would […]
Will My Neuropathy Get Worse?
One issue neuropathy patient’s face is the fear that their neuropathy will grow progressively worse. Neurologists call this a progressive polyneuropathy. The truth: no one really knows if your neuropathy will worsen, stay the same or disappear. A neurologist shared that this may have more to do with the underlying […]
Is the Diagnosis of Idiopathic Neuropathy a Cop-Out?
The majority of Neuropathy research today is focused on diabetes and obesity which is fine, but too many patients are not diabetic or obese yet carry a diagnosis of neuropathy.
What is Intravenous Gamma Globulin (Article 1 of 12)
What is Intravenous Gamma Globulin (IVIg)? Dr. Norman Latov, MD PhD of Weill Medical College, Cornell University, states that intravenous gamma globulins or IVIg as it is often known; (a plasma product) consists of purified pooled blood obtained from thousands of individuals. Everything is removed from the pooled blood except […]