I use Hyland's leg cramp meds for my leg and foot pain,mine are charley horse type pain and this med is a homeopathic medicine that you get at walmart in the vitamin aisle.I take 2 at night before going to bed,and havn't had a pain since i started this several months ago.I also use a heating pad if i do get the cramps/charleyhorses,as heat is the only thing that will make mine go away,once they've gotten started.
Lyrica is good for such pain but BEWARE - it can damage or destroy synapses in the brain. Try it, and when the pain subsides replace it with curcumin with black pepper. This has worked for me for the last four years. Peripheral neuropathy crippled my right foot by causing it to drop. I know what you have been going through!
I just started using L-Arginine -- I read that Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) levels tend to be low in diabetics and treatment with DHEA is believed to be beneficial in peripheral neuropathy. ... L-Arginine helps supply nitric oxide for wound healing and improves circulation, which can be of great benefit in diabetic peripheral neuropathy. I am going to give it at least 3 months -- will keep you all posted.
Try taking Curcumin, and get a brand that also contains black pepper (for better absorption).
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