Emerging Insights On Interdigital Neuromas And Metabolic Syndrome | Podiatry Today

Emerging Insights On Interdigital Neuromas And Metabolic Syndrome

by Richard Jacoby, DPM, and Chad Thomas, DPM

The prevalence of metabolic syndrome and diabetes is increasing at a startling rate, and there is a high occurrence of neuroma pain with patients who exhibit symptoms of metabolic syndrome. Taking a closer look at the research and offering insights from their own experience, these authors suggest that clinicians should consider any patient with “neuroma pain” as being at risk for pre-diabetes.

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Here’s what happens to your brain when you give up sugar for Lent

Notice the connection between dopamine and addiction and how it starts with the American addiction to sugar. First it inflames the nerves and wears out body parts. In addition to nerves the joint cartilage is destroyed by the common anti inflammatory -ibuprofen- leading to stronger medicines, then surgery and pain killers like opioids. Nerves on Fire and the opioid epidemic.

This article covers the sugar addiction and withdrawal effect. It’s a real addiction, the pangs of withdrawal are real, and the negative effect on the body is very real.

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Scrambler therapy, new way to treat pain

Scrambler therapy to treat pain

By scrambling the information injured nerves send to the brain, this new form of therapy reduces the amount of pain sensation patients experience, particularly those suffering from chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy.   In this video, Salahadin Abdi, Ph.D., M.D., explains the science behind this technique.

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