Those suffering from peripheral neuropathy know how terrible the condition is, mainly because it causes stabbing pain. Whenever they visit their doctor, the first question this people ask is: can neuropathy be reversed? The answer is: yes and no. Peripheral neuropathy appears when certain nerves are damaged or completely destroyed. If the nerves are just damaged, then the condition can be reversed with a lot of effort and as long as you address the underlying problem that led to the condition in the first place; if the nerves are completely destroyed, then neuropathy cannot be reversed.

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If you’ve been told that your nerves are just damaged so you are ready to do whatever it takes in order to reverse the condition, then you first need to find out what the underlying condition that led to this malady is. In most cases, peripheral neuropathy is caused by injury, by generalized diseases such as diabetes, kidney disorders and deficiencies in vitamins such as B1, B6, B12 and E, which are vital for the correct functioning or nerves, it can be caused by infections or exposure to certain chemicals. If you solve these underlying causes, then the peripheral neuropathy can be reversed. In case the nerve cells haven’t died as result of damage or as result of disease, then you can still reverse the condition. In case the nerve cells are dead, then there is nothing you can do about this apart from the treatments now available for the symptoms of this condition.

Lifestyle changes

If you are a happy case and you are at a point at which neuropathy can still be reversed, then you need to be aware that this is only going to be possible if you make some lifestyle changes. For example, if you are overweight, then you need to lose the weight and you need to lose it fast. As far as the exposure to toxins is concerned, learn more about how to reduce it. These toxins can come from the air, but they can also come from medications or the food you eat. Another thing that you can do as lifestyle change in order to reverse neuropathy and get rid of its unpleasant symptoms is to reduce the alcohol intake. Alcohol will severely affect your nerves, especially if you consume it on a daily basis. Do this only on special occasions and we can assure you that you will start to see the difference. Of course, physical workout is absolutely necessary. The right workout plan will help you improve the muscle strength and it will also improve digestion; in addition to this, it is also with the help of the right workout plan that the tingling and the numbness in your feet and hands will be significantly reduced. I know that it sounds like a lot but I also know that these lifestyle changes can lead to excellent results. Make sure that you understand their benefits and make an effort; after all, it is all about your health and your life quality.