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    Neuropathy - any suggestions

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      speedy

      I too had neuropathy in my feet from chemo. I could not take Gababentin ,it made me so sleepy and Lyrica gave me crazy dreams and thoughts. My doctor prescribed support stockings which helped a great deal. Then I looked into vitamins and found Neuropathy Support Fomula, benfotheamine & other b vitamins. It has helped me to get rid of the neuropathy. I still wear my support stockings on a daily basis but no longer take the neuropathy support formula. Check out neuropathytreatmentgroup.com I wish you the very best!

      about 3 years ago
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      osu2sum,

      Questions about neuropathy are common on WhatNext. Perhaps you will find this article on chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy helpful.

      http://www.whatnext.com/blog/posts/chemotherapy-induced-peripheral-neuropathy-what-why-and-how

      Best of luck!
      David

      about 3 years ago
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      I just started Arimidex the beginning of this month and also started PT at the same time. They want to stay ahead of any problems of SE of the drug. I didn't realize how out of shape I was. I dusted off the treadmill (actually I had to get the instruction book out because I could not remember how to get it to start....duh on me) I WANT to get better and I WANT my strength back so am really pushing myself to get all my reps in each day. One of the main reasons they started PT was for the neuropoathy. With the movement I am doing I hope to keep that problem away. I have heard that claritin (sp?) works......I have no medical data to back that up, however, many women in my support group use it and said it helped more then rx drugs. Be sure you have good shoes with support and yes I also love to walk around the house with no shoes, however, started wearing good tennis shoes and it does make a difference. I sleep with my feet on a pillow. Good luck and I hope you find something that helps you.

      about 3 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy (Chemotherapy): The neuropathy in my feet was really hard to deal with since it really limited my mobility. I got acupuncture and chiropractic care throughout chemo to help with the neuropathy. It definitely helped and I would recommend it to anyone having the side effects. It's almost gone now - something that may not have happened without getting additional treatment.