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Alcoholic polyneuropathy

Alcoholic polyneuropathy: Introduction

Alcoholic polyneuropathy: A condition where damage to many peripheral nerves throughout the body results from excessive alcohol consumption. The sensory nerves tend to be affected more than the motor nerves and the legs are usually more affected than the arms. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Alcoholic polyneuropathy is available below.

Symptoms of Alcoholic polyneuropathy

Treatments for Alcoholic polyneuropathy

  • Improved nutrition, anti-inflammatory medication, antidepressants, physiotherapy
  • Alcohol cessation
  • Nutritional management - with improvement in diet and supplementation of B group vitamins. This has not shown to help improve neuropathy if alcohol use is continued
  • Rehabilitation - including physiotherapy and occupational therapy
  • Ongoing support to maintain abstinence
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Alcoholic polyneuropathy

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Alcoholic polyneuropathy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Alcoholic polyneuropathy: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Alcoholic polyneuropathy

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Prognosis for Alcoholic polyneuropathy

Prognosis for Alcoholic polyneuropathy: Varies depending on the severity of the condition, adherence to treatment plan and presence of other conditions. Recovery is not a quick process and can take months.

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More information about Alcoholic polyneuropathy

  1. Alcoholic polyneuropathy: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis

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