What is Peripheral Neuropathy?

This is damage caused to the nerves of the peripheral system. It can be caused by a disease or trauma to the nerves. Systematic illness can also be a cause of peripheral neuropathy.

Peripheral neuropathy has four patterns:
• Autonomic neuropathy
• Polyneuropathy
• Mononeuritis multiplex
• Mononeuropathy

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What is neuropathy: What causes neuropathy?

Many people these days don’t know what is neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy (better known as just “neuropathy”) is a series of disorders caused when the nerves of the peripheral nervous system are damaged. The peripheral nervous system consists of the nerves located outside and around the spinal cord and brain. Although the damage itself happens in the spine, the symptoms can appear almost anywhere in the body. The extent of the problem also varies greatly from one person to the next. Some people only have one or two nerves affected, while others suffer from extensive nerve damage throughout their whole body. [Read more...]