Your peripheral nervous system plays a huge role in making sure you function well daily. That’s because it’s responsible for connecting the nerves from your spinal cord and brain to the rest of your body— your arms, hands, feet, legs, mouth, face and even internal organs. When your nerves in these peripheral locations start to malfunction, you can suffer from peripheral neuropathy, a condition that is uncomfortable to deal with.
Peripheral neuropathy is quite common in the U.S. with an estimated 20 million experiencing some form of the condition. It is especially common among people who are over the age of 55.
Peripheral Neuropathy Is Linked To Several Conditions
There are a number of factors that can lead to peripheral neuropathy. It can be connected to another medical condition you are experiencing such as liver disease, kidney disease, diabetes, hypothyroidism, autoimmune diseases, bone marrow disorders or connective tissue disorders. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2utZj9E