Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Ferrara BS: Peripheral Neuropathy (11) RE: BS: Peripheral Neuropathy 17 Nov 08


I've had a lot of success using nutritional supplements for various problems since my heart transplant. Many transplant patients develop diabetes (I have it) and I was having tingling in my feet.

The doctor (at my HMO and my transplant nurse both recommended linoleic acid for neuropathy. Recently I read that lipoic acid also helps. You can get Linoleic Acid in many forms including Evening Primrose Oil and I believe Flaxseed Oil. Lipoic acid is available as Alpha Lipoic Acid among other forms. Each manufacturer claims to have the "best, most absorbable, most effective" form but I just use the cheapest form I can find from a reputable maker.

My own rule about supplements is to start with a very modest dose unless my doctor recommends a specific dose.

Best of luck,
Rita F


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.