Researchers believe the newly understood mechanism could yield insights into more precise future treatments for nerve pain and depression.
Researchers have identified a signaling pathway that promotes sensory neuron grown and prevents peripheral neuropathy when blocked.
According to researchers, peripheral nerve damage caused by leprosy can induce changes in the brain.
Do you experience frequent episodes of burning or tingling in your feet? You may be suffering from small fiber neuropathy, researchers report.
Fluoroquinolone antibiotics, such as Levofloxacin and Ciprofloxacin, appear to increase the risk of peripheral neuropathy by 47%. However, there is no significant increased risk of developing neuropathy associated with amoxicillin use.
A number of patients who contracted COVID-19 in the early months of the pandemic reported symptoms of neuropathy, including pain, tingling sensations, and numbness that lasted up to three months after recovery. The findings suggest COVID-19 may have lingering effects on peripheral nerves.