Today's condition is the rarest we’ve spotlighted to date: Necrotizing Fasciitis. This rare infection affects only about 4 in 1 million people in the US every year. Though mortality rates have improved since it was first identified in 1871, it still has a high rate of misdiagnosis. Since early treatment is essential for a positive outcome, it’s important to know the risk factors and early warning signs of infection.
Stopping Neuropathy at Home with the ReBuilder
It’s estimated that at least 1.5 million Americans and 5 million people worldwide are living with lupus. Identified as far back as the 13th century by the physician Rogerius in his book The Practice of Surgery, it derives its name from its distinctive facial rash which was described as resembling a wolf’s bite.
Neuropathy can be a symptom of any number of conditions or can appear all on its own, with no discernible cause. Today, we’d like to highlight one specific cause of peripheral neuropathy: Viral Hepatitis.
March is Poison Prevention Month in the USA. Neurotoxins are poisonous substances that alter the function of the nervous system by damaging brain cells or the nerves which carry signals around the body. Some researchers regard substances that cause temporary changes to the function of the nervous system as also being neurotoxic. Basically, there are thousands of chemicals you interact with every day that are harmful to your body and your nerves, whether the effect is acute or cumulative.
Your kidneys are your body’s free, automatic detox system. Your kidneys and liver naturally filter toxic (destructive to cells) materials from your body via the blood and urine, regulate your electrolyte levels, send minerals to the bloodstream and remove waste.
Most people with Celiac disease have been misdiagnosed and have run the gamut of doctor visits to figure out what’s going on, just to find out that they are in fact allergic to a protein found in the regular human diet- gluten. "Gluten-free" is a marketing buzzword now that many consumers have heard, and most react with a snub and an eye roll. They shouldn’t. Even cross-contamination of gluten on safe foods can lead to symptoms and pain for 6 months to a lifetime if left untreated for too long! If you're allergic to gluten and suffer from Celiac disease, bread can be deadly.
Multiple sclerosis affects approximately 2.5 million people in the world. A diagnosis of multiple sclerosis is scary for anyone who receives it- there’s a lot of mystery surrounding the condition. MS and peripheral neuropathy have a big commonality: they’re both neurological diseases that cause the discomfort you might be feeling- tingling, pain, and decreased sensation in hands, feet, arms and legs- and those sensations are tied with your nerves’ myelin sheath. Let’s discuss key differences and similarities in treatment!
Whether you’re newly diagnosed with neuropathy or a long-time sufferer whose condition has gotten worse, you always want to be sure that you’re doing the best you can to keep it at bay. We’ll keep this as simple as we can- here is a list of several things you can do to support your body.