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72 Solutions for Neuropathy (numbness, pain or tingling in arms or legs)

Exercise to help maintain good blood flow to the hands and feet

Self-Management

Low-impact exercises, such as swimming and biking are good. Calf raises, calf stretches, ankle circles, standing heel to toe, leg lifts, finger taps, finger rolls.

95 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 86% reported success

sentiment_neutral 14% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Gabapentin (Neurontin)

Prescription

92 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 58% reported success

sentiment_neutral 37% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 5% reported feeling worse

Multi-B Complex with B1, B6, B12 and Folic Acid

Supplement

Always get your doctors approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

53 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 34% reported success

sentiment_neutral 66% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Drink plenty of water and other non-alcoholic beverages

Self-Management

48 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 46% reported success

sentiment_neutral 54% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Vitamin D

OTC Meds

Always get your doctors approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

46 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 22% reported success

sentiment_neutral 78% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Lyrica (Pregabalin) and Cymbalta (Duloxetine)

Prescription

45 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 60% reported success

sentiment_neutral 33% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 7% reported feeling worse

Shoes

Self-Management

Avoid tight-fitting shoes and socks, wear shoes with a wide toe box.

42 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 88% reported success

sentiment_neutral 10% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 2% reported feeling worse

Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA)

Supplement

40 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 38% reported success

sentiment_neutral 63% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Drug dose reduction

Physician Intervention

36 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 81% reported success

sentiment_neutral 17% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 3% reported feeling worse

Wear warm clothing, gloves, socks and coats

Self-Management

For cold weather climates.

35 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 80% reported success

sentiment_neutral 11% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 9% reported feeling worse

Opioids

Prescription

31 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 68% reported success

sentiment_neutral 29% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 3% reported feeling worse

Change or stop treatment

Physician Intervention

Velcade infusion to Velcade injection.

31 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 94% reported success

sentiment_neutral 3% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 3% reported feeling worse

Gabapentin (Neurontin) and Cymbalta (Duloxetine)

Prescription

28 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 50% reported success

sentiment_neutral 43% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 7% reported feeling worse

Acupuncture

Self-Management

28 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 46% reported success

sentiment_neutral 50% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 4% reported feeling worse

CBD lotion, oil, edibles, vape or pain stick

Self-Management

27 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 56% reported success

sentiment_neutral 44% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Vitmain B-12

Supplement

25 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 28% reported success

sentiment_neutral 72% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Massage with cocoa butter cream with Vitamin E

Self-Management

Begin massaging at the toes or fingers and gently work your way up the limb. Try a wooden foot massager to increase circulation.

20 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 60% reported success

sentiment_neutral 35% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 5% reported feeling worse

Eats plenty of fruits and vegetables

Self-Management

20 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 30% reported success

sentiment_neutral 70% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Tumeric (Curcumin)

Supplement

19 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 42% reported success

sentiment_neutral 53% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 5% reported feeling worse

Eat a healthy well-balanced diet

Self-Management

19 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 26% reported success

sentiment_neutral 74% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Clench and unclench hands and feet

Self-Management

For cold whether climates.

18 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 67% reported success

sentiment_neutral 33% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Physical therapy

Physician Intervention

17 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 65% reported success

sentiment_neutral 35% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

TENS unit or other nerve stimulators

Other Remedies

17 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 41% reported success

sentiment_neutral 59% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Lyrica (Pregabalin)

Prescription

17 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 53% reported success

sentiment_neutral 47% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Magnesium

Supplement

Always get your doctors approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

17 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 35% reported success

sentiment_neutral 65% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Keep your home at a comfortable temperature

Self-Management

Extreme heat or cold can worsen symptoms.

16 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 75% reported success

sentiment_neutral 25% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Cymbalta (Duloxetine)

Prescription

15 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 27% reported success

sentiment_neutral 47% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 27% reported feeling worse

Referral to Neurologist

Physician Intervention

If symptoms are severe enough.

14 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 64% reported success

sentiment_neutral 29% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 7% reported feeling worse

Compression socks

Other Remedies

Injinji toe sock can be helpful.

14 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 57% reported success

sentiment_neutral 29% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 14% reported feeling worse

Fish oils (Omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA)

Supplement

1–2 one-gram capsules daily with food.

12 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 25% reported success

sentiment_neutral 75% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Potasium from food

Supplement

Spinach, squash, bananas, oranges, potatoes.

12 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 25% reported success

sentiment_neutral 75% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Vitmain B-6

Supplement

Do not exceed 100 mg, 50–100 mg daily.

12 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 25% reported success

sentiment_neutral 75% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Well-fitting wool socks

Self-Management

11 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 82% reported success

sentiment_neutral 9% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 9% reported feeling worse

Use alcohol only in moderation

Self-Management

9 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 11% reported success

sentiment_neutral 89% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Acetyl-L-Carnitine

Supplement

Always get your doctors approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

8 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 38% reported success

sentiment_neutral 63% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Cocoa butter cream

Topical Treatment

8 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 38% reported success

sentiment_neutral 63% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Lidocaine patch

Prescription

8 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 25% reported success

sentiment_neutral 75% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Vitamin C

Supplement

8 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 25% reported success

sentiment_neutral 75% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Soak feet in a warm-water vibrating foot bath

Self-Management

8 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 38% reported success

sentiment_neutral 38% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 25% reported feeling worse

Tonic Water

Supplement

1 glass in the evening or when cramping.

6 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 67% reported success

sentiment_neutral 33% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Folic Acid

Supplement

6 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 33% reported success

sentiment_neutral 67% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Effexor XR

Prescription

6 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 67% reported success

sentiment_neutral 17% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 17% reported feeling worse

Apple cider vinegar

Food & Beverages

Always get your doctors approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

6 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Glutamine or L-Glutamine

Supplement

6 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 67% reported success

sentiment_neutral 33% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Sleep with socks

Self-Management

5 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 60% reported success

sentiment_neutral 20% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 20% reported feeling worse

L-Carnitine

Supplement

5 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 40% reported success

sentiment_neutral 60% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Menthol-based creams, such as Vicks rub

Topical Treatment

5 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 80% reported success

sentiment_neutral 20% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Burt’s Bees Hand Salve (massage onto hands and/or feet)

Topical Treatment

5 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 40% reported success

sentiment_neutral 60% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Vitamin E

Supplement

400 IU daily.

5 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 20% reported success

sentiment_neutral 80% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Frankincense lotion

Topical Treatment

5 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 40% reported success

sentiment_neutral 60% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Elavil (Amitriptyline)

Prescription

4 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 75% reported success

sentiment_neutral 25% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Monitor blood sugar if diabetic

Self-Management

4 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Sanexas

Physician Intervention

Electric Cell Signaling (ECS) energy waves that promote healing effects.

3 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 67% reported success

sentiment_neutral 33% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Occupational therapy

Physician Intervention

Help with fine motor skills like buttoning a shirt.

3 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 33% reported success

sentiment_neutral 67% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Don't smoke

Self-Management

3 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 33% reported success

sentiment_neutral 67% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Pregabalin and Cymbalta (Duloxetine)

Prescription

3 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 67% reported success

sentiment_neutral 33% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Capsaicin cream (OTC or RX)

Topical Treatment

May cause pain when first used.

3 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 33% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 67% reported feeling worse

Magnesium lotion

Topical Treatment

3 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 33% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 67% reported feeling worse

Sleep under a weighted blanket

Self-Management

2 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 50% reported success

sentiment_neutral 50% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Pillow top bath mat

Other Remedies

Helps when showering.

2 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Ice Packs

Self-Management

Under toes and finger tips.

2 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Nortriptolene (Pamelor)

Prescription

2 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Cold laser therapy

Other Remedies

2 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 50% reported success

sentiment_neutral 50% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Keep feet dry, change damp socks to dry socks

Self-Management

For cold whether climates.

2 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 50% reported success

sentiment_neutral 50% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Celebrex

Prescription

2 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 50% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 50% reported feeling worse

Pickle juice

Self-Management

2 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 50% reported success

sentiment_neutral 50% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Compounded lotion (Lamotrigine 2.5, Meloxicam 009%, Lidocaine 2%, Prilocaine 2%)

Prescription

Always get your doctors approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

2 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Arnica Gel

OTC Meds

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Penetrex

Topical Treatment

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Powerdot electrical muscle stimulator

Other Remedies

www.powerdot.com

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Cryotherapy

Investigational

Use of an extremely cold liquid to freeze and destroy abnormal tissue.

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Vivitrol or Revia (naltrexone)

Prescription

Always get your doctors approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse