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How can peripheral neuropathy be avoided?

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Some forms of peripheral neuropathy can be avoided by living a healthy lifestyle. This means eating nutritious foods, exercising regularly, and not drinking a lot of alcohol. Avoiding injuries and toxic chemicals and treating underlying disorders, such as diabetes, can also help.

SOURCES: 

Bromberg M. June 2005.  Seminars In Neurology,

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). 

The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Peripheral Neuropathy: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age , October 1, 2002. 

Sghirlanzoni A. , June 2005. Lancet Neurology

Reviewed by Neil Lava on February 3, 2019

SOURCES: 

Bromberg M. June 2005.  Seminars In Neurology,

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). 

The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Peripheral Neuropathy: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age , October 1, 2002. 

Sghirlanzoni A. , June 2005. Lancet Neurology

Reviewed by Neil Lava on February 3, 2019

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