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Peripheral neuropathy

  • Alternative Names

    Peripheral neuritis; Neuropathy - peripheral; Neuritis - peripheral


    Prevention

    You can prevent some causes of nerve damage.

    Drink alcohol in moderation. Follow a balanced diet. Keep good control over diabetes and other medical problems. Learn about chemicals used at your workplace.


    References

    Shy ME. Peripheral neuropathies. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 446.