When nerve pain strikes in individuals, most prefer to stay bed ridden rather than physically active. The intense physical and mental pain coupled with the difficulty in mobility makes it extremely tough for patients to even move, let alone exercise. However, recent studies have shown that the pain associated with neuropathy (a disorder of the nerves), particularly diabetic neuropathy, may be reduced by performing exercise. By stimulating the muscles and keeping them moving, the blood circulation in the body is improved. Thus, exercise helps ease nerve pain.
Monday, 27 May 2013
Causes of Neuropathy
So what causes neuropathy? Well, contrary to popular belief, neuropathy is a group of different disorders whereby each disorder has its own root causes and symptoms. Generally, it is described as a condition that has an effect on the nerves in body, with symptoms ranging from pain in the upper half of the body all the way down to the lower extremities too in the legs and the feet.
Friday, 24 May 2013
Diabetic neuropathy is one of the worst disorders that affect a big majority of diabetic population around the world. People with diabetes can, over time, develop some form of nerve damage in different parts of the body. Diabetic neuropathy can cause varying levels of discomfort to a patient. It may not show any symptoms in the initial stage of nerve damage. However, the problem may become serious with the passage of time.
Pain is part and parcel of life and that’s why the feeling of pain is not alien to average human being. For a person affected with neuropathy, pain becomes the center of life. It may start as a mild pain in the beginning and become unbearable in the later stage. And if it is not treated in a timely way, the pain may start bothering the patient day and night. When this happens, the life becomes miserable and getting the right pain relief treatment becomes essential.
Suffering from a disease is always a burden; it does not only wear out a person physically but also psychologically. To lose the sense of hearing, smell, taste or touch is one of the most tragic things that can happen to anyone. More so if the sense of sight is lost. Although the eyes are not as important as the heart and the brain, its significance is highly regarded by many people. To live in a world without vision is like living in dead space.