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5 signs you have severe neuropathy

"Is this symptom from neuropathy?"

One of the more common questions I get from my clients is asking about different symptoms, and wondering if it is related to their neuropathy. With over a 100 different causes of neuropathy, it is no surprise that every person with neuropathy, sufferers from different symptoms.

Today, I want cover some of the common warning signs of neuropathy, the little alarm bells that your body is using to signal that something is not going right. 

5 SIGNS YOU HAVE SEVERE NEUROPATHY

1. Loss of coordination

Having difficulty with walking, and balancing is one of the most dangerous symptoms of neuropathy.

Statistics show that 1 in 3 adults over the age of 65 experience a fall every year. 

20-30% of these falls result in moderate to severe injuries, including bruises, hip fractures, or head traumas…while 10% of these are fatal.

In fact, falling is the leading cause of injury and death among those over the age of 65. 

2. Extreme SENSITIVITY to touch / allodynia

Allodynia, or extreme sensitivity to touch impacts about 15%-20% of those suffering with neuropathy.

Describing Allodynia to someone not suffering from it can be a challenge. Imagine all of the simple daily tasks that involve something touching your skin - now imagine those simple tasks cause you excruciating pain. 

Simple everyday tasks like; brushing your hair, putting on socks, going to sleep, and walking around can suddenly become daunting tasks. 

3. Trouble sleeping or getting comfortable at night

Sleep disturbance can be a dangerous symptom of neuropathy. Without sleep, your body is in poor shape to heal. 

Luckily, I have some great resources to help kick start your journey to a peaceful night's rest. 

First, check out my Everything Neuropathy on Sleep. This video will give you the tools necessary to make simple adjustments that make a lasting impact on your body's ability to get a good night's rest. 

 

Next, if you need an extra boost to get sleep, check out my Sweet Dreams Supplement Protocol. I have personally chose these supplements for their ingredients, effectiveness and affordability. 

Click here to get Sleep Support!

 

4. Ulcers and Slow Wound Healing

There are a few reasons why neuropathy causes ulcers, and slow wound healing including: 

  • Poor circulation
  • High blood sugar
  • Infections
  • Inability to feel/see wounds 

Peripheral neuropathy is also the #1 cause of amputations in those suffering from diabetes.

5. Pain and Numbness

Pain and numbness in areas of the body with neuropathy are the two most common symptoms I see in my office. Most typically, the pain and numbness effects feet and legs. But I have also seen clients with pain and numbness in their arms, legs, back, and face. 

The truth is, anywhere you have nerves - neuropathy can exist. 

Conclusion

If you’re experiencing any combination of these symptoms, chances are you may have neuropathy. The more of theses symptoms you experience daily, the more severe your neuropathy may be. 

Neuropathy generally progresses slowly for 2-5 years, but there’ll come a time when you reach a “drop-off point of no return.”

We believe you deserve a natural, long-lasting freedom from neuropathy symptoms so you can avoid the worst that neuropathy can dish out. And because the team here at Momentum Health Neuropathy Center has seen case after case of victory, healing, and changed lives - we’re thrilled to be in your corner to see you succeed as well. 

Wondering how severe your neuropathy is?

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After you take the quiz, we will send you an email with actionable steps you can take today to reduce your painful symptoms. 

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