Dr. Gates: Okay, today we have the question, can diabetes cause nerve damage? And the simple answer is… Together: Yes. Dr. Rutherford: Massively, yes. Dr. Gates: Very much so. And so when people have diabetes, their blood sugar elevates, and then as their blood sugar elevates, it actually attracts water into the nerves, and then […]
Dr. Gates: So today’s question is, “Can peripheral neuropathy affect the brain,” and the answer is absolutely, yes. And I will go into some of the specifics on this, but Dr. Rutherford does a lot of the intakes with our patients, he talks to patients when they’re coming in, and why don’t you give some of […]
Dr. Gates: So today’s question is, “Can peripheral neuropathy be reversed?” To answer that question, we really have to define “reversed.” We have to be very specific in terms of, are you thinking of a cure? For this, I’m going to kick it over to Dr. Rutherford for him to go through exactly what we’ve […]
Dr. Gates: So in today’s question we have, “Can you get neuropathy in your hands?” The question is yes, but we’re gonna go through some nuances, because we anticipate a lot of you out there are googling your symptoms, you see numbness and tingling in your hands. Neuropathy probably popped up and you are wondering […]
Dr. Gates: So today’s question is, “Can you get neuropathy without having diabetes?” And the glaring answer is, yes. We don’t mean that negatively but the fact of the matters is, is that about 50% of peripheral neuropathy patients in our country have diabetes and the other 50% do not. But for you that belong […]
Dr. Rutherford discusses peripheral neuropathy and the different causes and potential treatments available. If you are interested in finding out more check out our Peripheral Neuropathy Treatment page.