By: Terry Graedon April 3, 2017 30 Comments
    Are There Natural Remedies for Nerve Pain?

    Physicians find neuropathy difficult to manage. This nerve pain can easily become chronic if it is not interrupted early in its course. When¬†pain originates in the nervous system itself, relatively f…

    By: Terry Graedon November 28, 2016 4 Comments
    How Can You Overcome Long-Term Tingling?

    Tingling, numbness or pain are common symptoms that doctors term "paresthesia." Sometimes the tingling resembles the pins-and-needles feeling when an arm or leg "goes to sleep." What can be done to ov…

    By: Terry Graedon October 17, 2016 4 Comments
    How to Ease Foot Pain with Purple Pectin

    It's hard to stay physically¬†active and optimistic when your feet hurt. That must be why so many people are looking for a way to ease foot pain, preferably a solution that does not carry significant …

    By: Terry Graedon May 14, 2016 14 Comments
    Will Magnesium Conquer Nerve Pain?

    It is a shame that nutrition is so often overlooked as a topic in medical school. Aspiring doctors need to learn a lot of information, and generally there is a feeling that nutrition is not as critica…

    By: Joe Graedon April 17, 2016 21 Comments
    People in Agony Turn to Marijuana for Pain Relie…

    A year and a half ago the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) made it much harder for people in pain to access hydrocodone-containing pain relievers. By restricting access to medications like Lortab, Norco …

    By: Joe Graedon January 26, 2015 13 Comments
    Blood Pressure Pills Are Contributing to Nerve D…

    Q. I have high blood pressure for which I take metoprolol, hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ), hydralazine and lisinopril. I have developed pins and needles in my fingers and numbness in my hands that keeps m…

    By: Terry Graedon April 28, 2014 26 Comments
    Taking a Statin to Lower Cholesterol Resulted in…

    Q. I have a family history of high cholesterol and my internist prescribed Lipitor many years ago. It was a miracle drug that kept my cholesterol at a normal level. After taking the medicine for eight…

    By: Joe Graedon October 7, 2013 132 Comments
    Could Your Antibiotic Cause You Permanent Nerve …

    Did you know that the FDA has issued a safety notification about a class of popular antibiotics called fluoroquinolones (FQs)? The announcement involves the following drugs: Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) Gemi…

    By: Terry Graedon July 18, 2011 111 Comments
    Vitamin (Benfotiamine) Reverses Nerve Pain

    Q. I heard a caller on your radio show talk about a vitamin for peripheral neuropathy and restless leg syndrome. What is it? Can you tell me more? Benfotiamine for Neuropathy: A. The compound is benfo…