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Is Anyone Experiencing Neuropathy Pain In There Feet? If So What Do You Recommend To Help With Pain. I’m Having Trouble Sleeping At Night

Is Anyone Experiencing Neuropathy Pain In There Feet? If So What Do You Recommend To Help With Pain. I’m Having Trouble Sleeping At Night

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I’m a strong advocate of herbal medicine. I use tinctures or teas. I’ve had great success with passionflower, California poppy, and prickly ash. Also St. John’s wort which I make an infused oil, then I make a salve and add essential oils. With my recent diagnoses I looking into powdering my herbs and making capsules. I’m am very cautious with pharmaceuticals. I have had so many reactions to meds.

posted 19 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

𝙄 𝙝𝙖𝙫𝙚 𝙣𝙚𝙪𝙧𝙤𝙥𝙖𝙩𝙝𝙮 𝙞𝙣 𝙢𝙮 𝙛𝙚𝙚𝙩 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙬𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙝𝙖𝙨 𝙝𝙚𝙡𝙥𝙚𝙙 𝙢𝙚 𝙞𝙨 𝙘𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙙 𝙜𝙖𝙗𝙖𝙥𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙞𝙣. 𝙄𝙩𝙨 𝙥𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙘𝙧𝙞𝙗𝙚𝙙 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙣𝙚𝙪𝙧𝙤𝙥𝙖𝙩𝙝𝙮.

posted 9 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Thank you so much

posted 19 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

If it is still in the early stages and you don't want to medicate (which is an option - gabapentin or pregabalin are the most popular options) then there are a few tricks.

Soaking your feet in hot water (or one of those foot baths) with some Epsom Salts added helps - those foot massage gadgets - liniment or any of those creams athletes use for sore or strained muscles.

Ultimately it is a "nerve pain" but anything that you can do to increase the blood flow to the feet will knock it back it somewhat.

My father, who grew up on a farm and had very bad diabetic neuropathy in his later years used some salve that was designed for rubbing down horses legs (similar to liniment) and always said it gave him relief - but it stunk like crazy 😃

posted 21 days ago
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