Interesting Peripheral Neuropathy Links

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MARIJUANA / CBD Oil:       


Barlow sent us this link to a comprehensive look at marijuana:  https://www.missgrass.com/basics/cannabis-definitions/


Barlow also sent us this fascinating article on the effects of marijuana on seniors:   https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/09/17/648024454/ticket-to-ride-pot-sellers-put-seniors-on-the-canna-bus


Thanks Phil for an excellent basic overview of where medical professionals are on marijuana:  https://www.ericksonliving.com/tribune/articles/2019/01/thoughts-medical-marijuana


CBD Oil Education, Reviews & Buying Advice: https://cbdoilusers.com/


 

OTHER P-N ORGANIZATIONS TO HELP YOU:


Find help with the cost of medicine: https://www.needymeds.org/


https://www.foundationforpn.org (The Leading P-N Foundation’s Website w/complete support group listings. 


http://www.pnhelp.org (Western Neuropathy Association – Bev Anderson’s amazing site!


http://dcpnsupport.webs.com (Washington DC Metro PN Support Group newsletter)


http://neuropathyaction.org (Dominick Spatafora’s wonderful website – AND DON’T MISS THE ANNUAL P-N SPEAKER CONFERENCE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE!)


 https://www.nih.gov/  Find medical trials, updates and even free examination services from this national medical research agency!



FACEBOOK AND INTERNET P-N DISCUSSION SITES:


https://www.facebook.com/groups/544356725920673\ (This group's Facebook page)


https://www.facebook.com/groups/2332384087048967/  (P-N Success Stories with a positive approach!)


https://www.facebook.com/groups/1945633189001023/  (P-N 2.0 - runs a tight ship!)


http://neurotalk.psychcentral.com/forum20.html (Neuro discussion boards – a “must” for P-N warriors and seekers alike!)



GOOD RESEARCH SITES:


Great overview of what peripheral neuropathy is: https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/Patient-Caregiver-Education/Fact-Sheets/Peripheral-Neuropathy-Fact-Sheet


https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/All-Disorders/Peripheral-Neuropathy-Information-Page  The National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Strokes


https://www.kumc.edu (University of  Kansas Medical Center – just enter “peripheral neuropathy” in “Search”  on the right)


Explore 337,545 research studies in all 50 states and in 210 countries:

https://clinicaltrials.gov/


http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/ (Pharmaceutical, holistic and supplemental solutions from the amazing Graedon’s! Enter “peripheral neuropathy” into “Search”)


Care to be part of the Research Registry? Go here https://www.foundationforpn.org/research/research-registry/


http://frugalnurse.com/?s=peripheral+neuropathy  (The Frugal Nurse – a different look at healthcare!)


Keep up with the latest in P-N information here: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/901641



WHAT COULD GO WRONG?:


Here's an expert, independent second opinion on more than 1,800 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and supplements: https://www.worstpills.org/


https://www.devicewatch.org/  Your Guide to Questionable Medical Devices (Operated by Stephen Barrett, M.D.)


Barlow found this riveting video on the dangers Chinese pills sold in the U.S.:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhLPaIxXyqE


Supplements To Avoid: https://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/ss/slideshow-herbs-supplements-avoid



MISCELLANEOUS:


Lloyd submitted this excellent article on sleep apnea & P-N: https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/77872/neurology/peripheral-neuropathy-linked-obstructive-sleep-apnea

  

Could low levels of vitamin D be the problem?: https://www.foundationforpn.org/what-is-peripheral-neuropathy/causes/vitamin-nutrition-deficiency/


Is "neuropathic itch" a thing?: https://www.dermatologytimes.com/article/presentation-management-neuropathic-itch