4 Tips for Battling Neuropathy
It’s an unfortunate reality that chemotherapy and other drugs that fight cancer can often damage peripheral nerves. As a result, chemo-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is one of the most common side effects of cancer treatment. This syndrome can result in feelings of numbness, burning sensation, pain, and tingling in the extremities, as well balance issues, and more.
On top of the other body blows that come with chemotherapy treatment, these after effects can just seem like insult to injury. So the search for treatments and medication that can relieve neuropathy is constant.
As you might imagine, the WhatNext community has a great deal of experience wrestling with the issues of CIPN. And there’s good news: there are many treatments for neuropathy, but each has its own pros and cons. What follows is a very top-line review of the most common treatments for neuropathy.