Managing neuropathy can feel like an insurmountable task, but we are here to tell you that you can do it! Neuropathy symptoms can hit you when you are young due to injury or a medical condition. Or, you may have neuropathy symptoms that are associated with chronic conditions or diseases as you age. No matter what stage of life you are in, the effects of neuropathy can still disrupt your life. Patients often have problems such as trouble balancing, decreased reflexes, loss of feeling, chronic pain and more. The symptoms are vast, but so are the treatments. Let us help you with these nine tips for managing neuropathy and get your life back on track.
When it comes to managing neuropathy, the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy (FPN) has some helpful suggestions:
Know that you are NOT alone when it comes to fighting your neuropathy. There are support group available to help you connect with others also fighting the fight against neuropathy. (Your doctor, nurse and the county health department can help you find local support groups if you are struggling to find them.) Teams of professionals are ready to guide you along the path to better vitality and enjoyment from life, all you have to do is ask!