Diabetic neuropathy is a condition in which the nerves are damaged due to diabetes. Because of high blood sugar for a prolonged period, the nerves are damaged. It generally damages the nerves in the legs as well as feet, which causes pain, tingling and numbness in legs and feet.
The pain and numbness can range from extremities to disorders in blood vessels, urinary tract, digestive system and even heart. The symptoms can be mild to fatal in some cases. There are different kinds of diabetic neuropathy like focal, peripheral, autonomic and proximal neuropathy. This condition can be prevented and managed by homeopathy.
Various Diabetic Neuropathy Homeopathic Treatment
This is used to treat nervous irritability, spasms, cramps, tingling sensation or crawling sensation under the skin, to increase the strength in feet or any kind of digestive disorder due to neuropathy. It can treat heart and circulatory system related problems as well as disorders associated with extremities.
Nux vomica is made from the ripe, dried seeds of Strychnos nux vomica. The strychnine and other compounds present in Nux vomica are responsible for the beneficial effects. It affects the brain and contracts the muscles. The dosage depends on age, health conditions and several other factors, so consult the physician before using this, as it might have some side effects.
Aconite is used in homeopathy for tingling and numbness in extremities, treating shooting pain, icy coldness, unsteady knees, lame feeling limbs, cold feet, problems in tendons like twitching, weak tendons, colic, urinary problems, anxiety, etc.
It is used for mental and physical restlessness, general weakness, GI disturbances, etc. It is used as analgesic and anesthetic in homeopathy. Homeopathic practitioners recommend this for pain relief as it is more beneficial than morphine. It acts directly on the central nervous system. It will numb the nerves, calms the nerves and reduces inflammation of the body.
It serves to treat weakness of extremities, spasms, atrophy, burning pain, cramps, restless feet, neuritis, and twitching. It is beneficial when a person is restless and anxious. It is used to treat peripheral neuritis, pain, diabetic gangrene, paralysis of limbs with atrophy. It is a profoundly -acting remedy on all organs in homeopathy. It is prepared from the white oxide of Arsenic.
Hypericum is used in homeopathy for nerve pains, tingling, nerve crawling, burning pains, and numbness. It is also used to treat neuralgia and cramps in calves. It is used for complaints in nervous system. The phytochemicals acts when used both internally and applied topically.
It maintains the health of the nerves and restores the nervous system. Hypericin and hyperforin present in Hypericum have nerve restorative and anti-depressant properties. It heals wound and improves the immune functions. It should not be taken with other medication. Consult a homeopathic practitioner while using this for treating diabetic neuropathy, as it might have side effects.
Belladonna is one among the most important homeopathic remedies. It is used for treating shooting pain in the hips, back, thighs and legs. Belladonna acts directly on the nervous system and produces active congestion, reduces twitching, pain, excitement and tingling.
It can treat a neurological pain that comes and goes suddenly. Belladonna is good for autonomic nervous system, which is responsible for controlling the basic functions of the body like blood flow to organs, sweating when affected by several disorders. It is used for cramps, heaviness, jerking and paralytic cold limbs.