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Sugar and Neuropathy

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bluerose
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I heard somewhere that sugar can really play havoc with a person's nervous system and since I have neuropathy in my hands and feet and fibromyalgia I thought I would test this out.

So I took stock of a day when my neuropathy wasn't too bad then I had a sugar drink and some candy. Within minutes my neuropathy started to act up and it was clear that my consumption of sugar had something to do with it. I did this a few times over the next few days before I decided to share this, same thing happened each time. Now I don't know if this will work for everyone with neuropathy cause we all have different degrees of it no doubt but thought it was worth sharing. Hey, any little bit of possible relief would help eh?

Hope this helps some of you.

Blessings,

Bluerose

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Hondo
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Very interesting thanks for sharing it with us

Hondo

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bluerose
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Worth a shot eh? I was surprised when it had an effect on me. Hope it works for others.

Hope you are doing better.

Blessings,

Bluerose

esined
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Blue Rose,
My husband has had neuropathy pretty bad. The pharmasist in chemo told him about gloutimine. He puts on dose in his coffee each morning and it has helped him quite a bit.

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bluerose
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Thanks for the heads up on gloutimine. I haven't heard that before but will definitely pass it by my doctors. Worth a shot. Thank you.

Blessings,

Bluerose

karebare
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I agree with you!!! My husband has been pretty much bedridden for about 45 days with chemo related neuropathy -He is on medication, increased dosages and more medication. He said to me he was doing pretty well the other day until he ate M&M's.
In looking back to where he was feeling well then went "south", it seemed to be sugar related - birthday cake etc. Anything is worth a try to feel better!!!

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palmyrafan
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I have also been reporting reports that sugar feeds cancer cells. The said it was like the old Pac-Man game where the cancer eats up all the sugar and keeps expanding. Now I try to limit my sugar intake to what is naturally in foods.

No sweets, no soft drinks, no birthday or anniversary cake, no CHOCOLATE (that really sucks).

Thanks for posting the info about the sugar and neuropathy. I'll take any and all information I can get on how to beat this monster.

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