Oviedo, Flordia, 3rd February 2023, ZEXPRWIRE, Earlier this week, Dr. Abraham, the founder of Exodus Medical, shared a presentation on the early warning signs of neuropathy and the populations facing the highest risk of getting neuropathy. He noted that anyone could develop neuropathy, so knowing the early warning signs is essential. He also urged anyone who experiences symptoms to see a doctor and seek treatment.
He began by highlighting the different kinds of neuropathy. Neuropathy is a term that covers a wide range of conditions that result from damage to the nervous system. There are many kinds of neuropathy, each with its own set of symptoms. The most common types of neuropathies include Peripheral Neuropathy, which affects the peripheral nerves; Autonomic Neuropathy, which affects the autonomic nervous system; and Focal Neuropathy, which involves a specific nerve or group of nerves. Dr. Abraham noted that no matter what type of neuropathy you have, it is essential to seek medical treatment as soon as possible to minimize the damage to your nervous system. Early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent the condition from worsening and make it easier to manage your symptoms.
Dr. Abraham stated that one of the early warning signs of neuropathy is the gradual onset of numbness, prickling, burning or tingling in your feet or hands, which can spread upward into your legs and arms. Weakness, muscle cramps and twitches, and loss of coordination often follow this. Another early sign of neuropathy is extreme sensitivity to touch. This can cause pain, numbness, or tingling in the affected area. In some cases, people with neuropathy may lose feeling in their hands or feet. People can also experience pain during activities that aren’t usually painful, such as putting weight on their feet or having them under a blanket. This is because the nerves are damaged and are unable to send signals properly. They may experience numbness, tingling, and muscle weakness as the condition progresses. Neuropathy can also cause problems with digestion and urination. When the nerves that control these functions are damaged, they may not work properly. This can lead to constipation, diarrhea, incontinence, and other issues. In some cases, neuropathy may also cause pain or burning sensations.
According to Dr. Abraham, the causes of neuropathy are varied. One common cause is diabetes, which can damage the nerves over time. Diabetes is a condition that affects the body’s ability to produce or use insulin, a hormone that helps regulate blood sugar levels. When blood sugar levels are too high, it can damage nerves and cause neuropathy or nerve damage. He added that diabetes-related neuropathy could affect any type of nerve, but it most commonly occurs in the feet and hands. Symptoms of neuropathy include numbness, tingling, pain, and weakness. In severe cases, neuropathy can lead to ulcers, infections, and amputation. While there is no cure for diabetes-related neuropathy, early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent or delay the condition’s progression. There are also numerous ways of treating neuropathy symptoms without medications if caught early. Other causes include certain medications, alcohol abuse, chemotherapy, radiation, vitamin deficiencies, and certain medical conditions such as cancer or kidney disease. In some cases, the exact cause of neuropathy is unknown.
Dr. Abraham also highlighted several treatment options for neuropathy, depending on the underlying cause. For example, if the condition is caused by diabetes, keeping blood sugar levels under control can help to improve symptoms. Physical therapy may be recommended to help the nerves heal if neuropathy results from an injury or if balance has been affected. Medication may sometimes be prescribed to relieve pain or reduce inflammation. Additionally, several lifestyle changes can help to improve neuropathy symptoms. For instance, quitting smoking and maintaining a healthy weight can help prevent or slow the condition’s progression. Furthermore, exercises that improve circulation and increase muscle strength can also be beneficial. Ultimately, the best course of treatment for neuropathy will be determined by a doctor. There are also certain modalities that may help with reducing neuropathy symptoms like low level light therapy, electrotherapy, shockwave therapy, exercise under oxygen, hyperbaric oxygen therapy and much more.
People with diabetes are at the highest risk for neuropathy, a type of nerve damage, said Dr. Abraham. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, up to 50 percent of people with diabetes will develop some form of neuropathy. Other high-risk groups include people with HIV/AIDS, those undergoing cancer treatment, and those who have had traumatic injuries. Symptoms of neuropathy can vary depending on the type of nerve damage. Common symptoms include numbness, tingling, and pain in the hands or feet. In severe cases, neuropathy can lead to paralysis or organ damage. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential for preventing irreversible nerve damage.
Dr. Robert Abraham is a well-renowned neuropathy expert with years of experience in the industry. He is the founder of Exodus medical and NextGen Medical, which offer medical services and support to neuropathy patients using electro-therapeutic stimulation, physical therapy, functional medicine, non-surgical spinal decompression and Low-Level Light Therapy (LLLT). Dr. Abraham has dedicated his career to helping people with neuropathy find relief from pain and other symptoms. He has developed a unique treatment approach that combines supplementation, physical therapy, the use of modalities and lifestyle changes to help patients improve their quality of life. In addition to his work with Exodus medical and NextGen Medical, Dr. Abraham is also a leading researcher in the field of neuropathy. He has published numerous articles in scientific journals and is frequently sought out for his expertise. Dr. Abraham has helped countless people manage their neuropathy and live pain-free lives thanks to his dedication and expertise.
Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. Binary News Network and this Site make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you are affiliated with this page and would like it removed please contact [email protected]