Neuropathic pain on its own is stressful enough. It can be difficult to diagnose and treat, and chronic pain conditions can lead to further mental health challenges. But can anxiety cause nerve pain? Here’s what we know, plus 14 treatment options for both.
For healthy people, navigating the day doesn’t take much planning other than determining the order of things. Lunch first or grocery shopping, they might wonder. Either way, it doesn’t matter and both will get done on most days. And if choosing is required, it’s usually not for lack of energy. But for the five million … Read more
Diabetes is a complex chronic condition that comes with a host of symptoms if not properly managed. One of the most complicated and challenging symptoms to treat is diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Also referred to a peripheral neuropathy or diabetic foot pain, this complicated condition requires thoughtful diagnosis and comprehensive treatment. What is peripheral neuropathy, and what does diabetic nerve pain feel like? Here’s what you need to know.
Diabetes is a world-wide health issue. It can lead to a host of conditions, including diabetic nerve pain. Here’s what you should know about diabetes, how to avoid your own diabetes risk factors, and reduce your chances of future pain. What is diabetes? Sugar is a compound found in many foods nowadays that can cause … Read more
Every 19 seconds, someone is diagnosed with diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), adding to the 30 million adults and children already living with the disease. November is American Diabetes Month, and the high numbers of people living with the disease, in addition to the significant health complications it can cause, make diabetes … Read more
Until recently, fibromyalgia research had uncovered only limited information about this condition of widespread pain, fatigue, and sleep disruption despite the condition’s prevalence—five million U.S. adults have it. Many fibromyalgia patients have suffered from those in the medical establishment not understanding their condition or thinking the symptoms were psychosomatic. Other patients have found themselves running … Read more
A plant-based diet holds promise for helping people with fibromyalgia manage pain and other symptoms, several studies show. Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread pain, disturbed sleep, and other symptoms. Although it’s relatively common, affecting about five million U.S. adults according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, few effective treatments are available. … Read more
Arizona Pain, the premier pain management clinic in Phoenix, AZ, has been selected as the only Arizona pain center to participate in a novel study on chronic nerve pain. This FDA-approved study may unveil a potentially groundbreaking treatment with the use of a peripheral nerve stimulator, and patients who enroll today will be compensated. September … Read more