If you have painful peripheral neuropathy (weakness, numbness, and pain from nerve damage, usually in the hands and feet), you probably have a low level of vitamin D. But a new study concluded that taking a lot of vitamin D3 for a short term can improve the symptoms of neuropathy.
A low level of vitamin D is a “Fairly new topic of interest in pain,” the Vanderbilt University Medical Center wrote in 2009. A review article in Pain on “ Vitamin D and chronic pain ” had just found that we needed better evidence to conclude that vitamin D is relevant.
Pain was significantly less in the treatment group
The new study provides some of the evidence that we needed. Published online and not yet assigned to an issue of Medical Principles and Practice , the study is “ Prospective Evaluation of the Effect of Short-Term Oral Vitamin D Supplementation on Peripheral Neuropathy in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus .” A research team from Kuwait s...
can migraines cause seizures, very cold hands, feet and a rapid heart beat?
hi there, I'm a 27 yr old female. I started getting migraines when i was around 21 yrs old. I recently collapsed and had a seizure after having a migraine, with neck and shoulder pain, for the previous 4 days. I was in hospital for a week and my CAT scan came back clear. the doctors did not know what caused this episode. That was 2 months ago and ive continued to have simular but not as severe seizures since.
any information would be greatly appreciated. irish jessie.
There is a type of seizure that can be triggered by Migraine aura, called Migraine triggered seizure. Here's information on that from the International Headache Society's International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd Edition"
1.5.5 Migraine-triggered seizure Description: A seizure triggered by a migraine aura.
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