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Vitamin B12
May 14, 2008
... did eat foods rich in B12, i believe that some people don't absorb the vitamins out of food as good as others for whatever reason, diseases like diabetes which can cause frequent urination which depletes the B vitamins quickly. ... (2 replies)
... even go over your medical history as even some meds can cause nerve damage or deplete essential vitamins like B12, of course there is always a chance a cause can't be found but i wouldn't leave any stone unturned looking for answers. ... (9 replies)
... e covers some nerves have been found to be damaged, so i am wondering if it's the progression from your feet causing these new problems, have you been tested for b12 deficiency ? ... (9 replies)

... I'm sorry to hear that despite your b12 treatment, you feel that your condition is still on the decline. ... (16 replies)
... Known causes of PN are hypothyroidism, connective tissue diseases, like RA and lupus, Vit B12 and folic acid deficiency, heredity, alcohol abuse and diabetes. ... (16 replies)
... I too was diagnosed with PN in July by my neurologist. He said mine could have been caused by a B12 deficiency that I had two years prior that my GP doc had prescribed sublingual B12 for. ... (17 replies)
Vitamin b-6
Feb 26, 2010
... I have had PN since 2004 and in 2008 was also diagnosed with Autonomic Neuropathy. Over the years, I have had B12 checked on a regular basis, and it was always within normal ranges. Then, in 2009 I was referred to a Neuromuscular Clinic. The doctor there did a full B panel. ... (24 replies)
... Very good posting by you. You put the case for B12 malabsorption very effectively. ... (16 replies)
... Hi again, may i ask what the B12 reading was ? ... (5 replies)
... The sporadic nature makes me think this could be associated with an autoimmune disease, which often involves peripheral neuropathy. Tanning can exacerbate it, especially if lupus, because UV light exposure, sunlight or tanning beds, triggers DNA release from sun damaged skin cells. ... (24 replies)
Feb 8, 2006
... folic acid and a couple of other "B"s . Not cheap but if it continiues to give me relief I'll pay it after putting up with severe PN for 7 years . I could see myself slowly going downhill and had visions of not being able to walk by the time I am 60 , i'm 48 now . ... (22 replies)
... Not finding a cause was not an option. My life was at stake. So every night I hit the web and researched and researched and researched. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for responding ladybud! Yes, the numbness started out in my hands and feet a few years ago, then went to my left arm only for awhile, then went to left arm and left leg last year, then this year it is both arms, both legs, both hands, and both feet. After extensive testing, no vitamin deficiencies were found, no MS, no lyme disease, no diabetes, etc. Everything on me... (5 replies)
... Anything wrong with the spinal cord can cause numbness and pain in extremities, but it acts differently than peripheral neuropathy. PN affects the most distant parts of extremities first, like feet and hands and progressively moves closer to trunk. ... (5 replies)
... Peripheral neuropathy is very painful, debilitating sometimes. It most likely has been caused by the diabetes, but other things can cause it too, like Vit B12 and folate deficiency, underactive thyroid, alcohol in excess, and connective tissue disease. ... (1 replies)
... liver or kidney problems, excessive use of alcohol which leads to Thiamine deficiency, some prescription drugs even cholesterol lowering drugs are well known to cause problems in some people and then there are some that can't find a cause even with the most intensive workups. ... (5 replies)

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