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Radiation & Neuropathy (Nerve Damage)
A side effect of cancer treatments

What is it?  What can be done for relief. 

Just tell me what to take

Oncology machines used in radiation treatmentRadiology is defined as the use of radiation and imaging technology to diagnose and treat disease. 

CT scans, X-rays, MRIs, ultrasounds, and bone scans all fall into the category of radiology.  Supposedly, these types of radiology does not hurt the nerves, however, it is believed by many physicians that CT scans can cause nerve damage. 

Cancer Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy, also called radiation oncology, or radiotherapy and by the abbreviations XRT and DXT.  

It is ionizing radiation which works by damaging the DNA of exposed tissue leading to cellular death.  During cancer radiation therapy,  the machine is using high energy beams and the body is exposed to high levels of radiation.   These high levels of radiation are meant to damage cancer cells eventually destroying them - unfortunately - both healthy and cancerous cells get destroyed.

These radiation treatments can injure the nerves.  The effects of this can be delayed for many years.  Radiation close to a nerve can increase the chances of damage.

Symptoms of Radiation Induced Nerve Damage

When just the ends of nerves (the "periphery") are affected, this is called peripheral neuropathy. Damaged sensory nerves do not accurately "sense" heat, cold, pressure, pain and body position.   When these nerve endings are damaged, a burning sensation is often experienced. 

Damaged motor nerves do not accurately tell muscles to contract and move.  This is sometimes referred to as muscle/nerve damage.  In these situations, the motor nerve is damaged which can lead to the muscles being weak or non-responsive.  It can make the person off balance.  Situations like this can start a year after the treatment is stopped. Inability to walk is often reported. 

The nerve damage from radiation can cause facial drooping, loss of hearing, erectile dysfunction, infertility, and pain as well as mobility issues. It can also cause  'drop foot'...a leg became weaker so that it can only lifted and inch or so off the floor. 

Nerve damage can happen anywhere in the body and the types of problems will come from the nerves that are damaged.

What can be done to get relief from nerve damage?   

It has been known for some time that B1(thiamine)is very effective in reducing and reversing neuropathy. It is needed by the body to repair the nerve damage.

Unfortunately, the oral intake of vitamin B1 does not greatly increase the levels of B1 in the blood stream.

The reason for this is that Thiamine, like all of the B vitamins, is water-soluble. Thiamine cannot be stored in the body and flushes out within 4 to 5 hours.


Additionally, neuropathy has been found to be made worse by insufficient amounts of B12 in the body. Vitamin B12 supports the sheathing that protects nerve cells and has shown in studies to promote the regeneration and growth of nerve cells.

In the past, it has been difficult to remedy the B12 deficiency. The reason for this is that while vitamin B12 is readily stored by the body, it is not readily absorbed by the body. For this reason much larger amounts have been used in supplementation, but even large oral dosages have not been an adequate solution.

Keep reading. There is a solution.

A Remedy for this Problem:

You might have heard of the new type of vitamin B1 being produced, called Benfotiamine. It is a fat-soluble version of vitamin B1. What does this mean? It means this new form of vitamin B1 can be taken orally in large dosages and it will not flush out of the body the way ordinary Thiamine (vitamin B1) does. This is due to the fact that this type of B1 will be delivered into the blood stream where it can travel to the cells and be used.

Also available is Methylcobalamine (called Methyl B12). This is the form of vitamin B12 that can be directly utilized by the body. When regular B12 is taken, the body has to convert it into the Methyl B12 in the gut. Methyl B12 already comes in this useable form.

Where can I find these supplements?

RECOMMENDED:  (This is where we have researched products and found one that we know will work for you.) 

The vitamins talked about above are available together. The name of the product we found that will give the body what it needs to repair the damage is  the WSNŽ “Nerve Support Formula"

This formula has been available for 8 years and has had 8 years worth of success in addressing nerve damage.

It contains both the Benfotiamine and Methyl B12. The result is that the blood stream levels of vitamin B1 and vitamin B12 can be greatly increased, providing the nutritional support needed by the body to rapidly and far more effectively to decrease or eliminate the symptoms of neuropathy by repairing the nerve damage that was done.

Both Benfotiamine and Methyl B12 have been shown to be non-toxic and without any side effects even in very high dosages.

Additionally, the formula has three other B vitamins & D3 in the exact proportion that work together to produce the best results. This has been found to be exactly what the body needs to repair the nerves.

These vitamins have a 90 Day money back guarantee and the company who makes it also has a live support line. This money back guarantee means that you can buy 1, 2 or 3 bottles (up to three months worth) and return them if this doesn't work for you. This company has Product Consultants that will guide you so you get the best results possible. They don't just sell you a vitamin and hope it works. They keep in communication with you by email or phone to make sure that you are getting the results you are looking for. You can call or email at any time.

Sounds too good to be true. They have a very high success rate with lots of testimonials.

WSNŽ Nerve Support Formula can support the body’s ability to repair nerve damage, by addressing the root of the problem at a cellular level where there is nerve damage.

If you are experiencing nerve damage symptoms from radiation treatment,
the Nerve Support Formula will bring relief.

The cost of this product is $44.20 a bottle. The cost also includes any help you might need from their Product Consultants whom you can call or email any time. 

The WSNŽ Nerve Support Formula has no known side effects or interactions with any medications.

You can get more information about the WSNŽ Nerve Support Formula

The Nerve Support Formula is made at an "FDA Inspected Facility" and cGMP labs (Good Manufacturing Practice Facility).This means it adheres to Good Manufacturing Practices for supplement manufacturers. This process guarantees the potency, purity and quality of this product. Made in the USA.  See Quality of WSN Products

They have lots of great success stories. that you can read here

Have questions, go to Frequently Asked Questions


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