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Crotches and Belt Buckles: Cocktail Party Blues

The pizza had just arrived.  Before I could take my first bite, the subject of the company cocktail party comes up. “Thanks, but no thanks. I don’t want to go,” I say with steadfast determination.   776 more words

CMT

Chemo induced Neuropathy

I knew that Chemotherapy has side effects. But didn’t know that Neuropathy is one of them.

While in the BMT ward , after a few days I started experiencing stiffness in my feet.My feet felt uneasy/restless and I always wanted my feet to be massaged. 326 more words

Is obesity a risk factor for peripheral neuropathy?

Association between metabolic syndrome components and polyneuropathy in an obese population

Callaghan BC, Xia R, Reynolds E, et al.

JAMA Neurol 2016; 73:1468-1476.

Abstract

IMPORTANCE: … 334 more words

JAMA Neurol

Is there a shortcut to suspecting inflammatory neuropathy?

 Rapid screening for inflammatory neuropathies by standardized clinical criteria

Karam C, Tramontozzi LA III.

Neurol Clin Pract 2016; 6:384-388.

Abstract

Background: Delay in recognition and treatment of inflammatory neuropathies increases morbidity and mortality. 228 more words

Neurol Clin Pract

Did You Know that Neuropathy Can Actually Be Reversed?

When we hear the word neuropathy we automatically think of it being some type of nervous system issue. The definition of neuropathy is, “Damage to or disease affecting the nerves.” A good question to ask yourself is, “How do these nerves become damaged or start to die off?” Neuropathy is really a vascular issue because the arteries around the nerves start to lose their blood supply causing the nerves to shrivel once the blood vessels disappear due to a lack of oxygen. 386 more words

Functional Medicine - One Goal

                                                      A Balanced Life

    Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,


    Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. 


    All the king’s horses, 
and all the king’s men,

      Couldn’t put Humpty together again. 1,298 more words

      As Easy as Falling off a Bike

      It is often said that “you never forget how to ride a bike.” If you Google that phrase you will get links to at least two article purporting to explain the scientific principles that seem to confirm the veracity of the claim. 605 more words