Podcast Episode Forty-Five: Understanding Peripheral Neuropathy

Have you ever heard of peripheral neuropathy? This is a disease that results in the loss of nerve function. It can have a big impact on your body and quality of life. This condition shows up on the outside of your body, more often than not, it’s the toes and fingers that have a loss of sensation.

The symptoms can often be quite annoying, although typically intermittent at first before developing into a more constant state. In this episode, we’ll be breaking down exactly why people experience peripheral neuropathy and the effects it has on them. You’ll get insight into what contributes to this disease and how you can treat it from a clinical and holistic standpoint. 

What’s in this episode:

  • What peripheral neuropathy is and its effects on your body
  • What can lead to peripheral neuropathy
  • Toxicities that can contribute to this nervous system condition
  • How nutrition affects peripheral neuropathy
  • What you should know about alcohol-induced peripheral neuropathy
  • Blood sugar and its correlation to peripheral neuropathy
  • How acupuncture can help with peripheral neuropathy
Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Doctor of Naturopathy, Clinical Nutritionist and Master Herbologist with nearly four decades of experience. Dr. Carling is a “Health Detective,” she looks beyond your symptom picture and investigates WHY you are experiencing your symptoms in the first place. Dr. Carling considers herself a “professional student” – she has attended more than 600 post-secondary education courses related to health and healing. Dr. Carling gives lectures here in the U.S. and internationally and has been noted as the “Doctor’s Doctor”. When other healthcare practitioners hit a roadblock when treating their patients nutritionally, Dr. Carling is who they call. Dr. Carling is currently accepting new patients and offers natural health care services and whole food nutritional supplements in her Coeur d’ Alene clinic.

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