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Nerve Damage (neuropathy) as a Side Effect of Surgery

How it happens. What can be done for relief. 

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Often, during the course of surgery it is possible that nerves may become damaged. 

Causes of nerve damage during surgery include the scalpel, a bruise that occurs on the nerve, inflammation of the tissue around the nerve, forces caused by patient positioning during surgery, or prolonged contact with rigid surgical equipment. Prolonged stretching or compression of tissue surrounding a nerve hampers circulation and can deprive the nerve of nourishment. These effects can lead to  nerve damage, which may be temporary or permanent.  

Although anyone undergoing surgery runs a risk of nerve damage, patients who have diabetes mellitus, cancer, a vitamin deficiency, or a history of previous nerve injury have an increased risk. Other risk factors include smoking, alcoholism, obesity, a preexisting limitation in joint movement, personal or occupational habits that cause repeated bending of an extremity, or a lengthy surgical procedure.

This damage can be the result of all types of surgery.

In some cases the nerve damage will go away over time, as the injured portion of the nerve heals or the inflammation goes away. In other cases, the symptoms are permanent unless the nerve damage can be repaired. 

Symptoms of surgical nerve damage:

Symptoms include tingling or numbness in one area of the body.   It may resemble "pins and needles:  It can result in pain, which is generally a severe burning pain. 

These symptoms may occur at the actual surgical site, or in distant parts of the body as the damaged nerve may supply these parts. 

These symptoms may become worse due to sudden movements or unusual body positioning, such as those that occur during sleep.

The pain that comes from post-surgical nerve damage will be treated by medical doctors with pain medication, even narcotics. 

Natural Treatment for the Nerve Damage of Surgery

The only way to correctly manage nerve damage is to address the problem of an unhealthy nerve, not the symptoms. 

The body will build healthy nerves if it is given the correct tools to do so. The correct tools are specific nutrients. What are they? Read on.

It has been known for some time that increased levels of Thiamine (vitamin B1) in the blood stream is very effective in building healthy nerves. 

Unfortunately, the oral intake of vitamin B1 does not greatly increase the levels of B1 in the blood stream. Previously, intravenous feeding or injections directly into blood stream every few weeks were needed to increased levels of B1.

The reason methods like this had to be used is that Thiamine (sometimes spelled Tiamine), like all of the B vitamins, is water-soluble. Thiamine cannot be stored in the body and flushes out within 4 to 5 hours. Oral intake of Thiamine over 5 mg results in greatly reduced bioavailability (available for the body to use) and immediate flushing from the body (this is why urine frequently turns yellow when taking larger doses of B vitamins).

One cause of nerve damage is a deficiency of vitamin B12 in the body. Vitamin B12 supports the sheathing that protects nerve cells and it has shown in studies that it promotes the regeneration and growth of nerve cells.  To thus build healthy nerves, B12 is needed. 

In the past it has been difficult to remedy this 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:

The most common type of vitamin B12 used in supplements is called Cyanocobalamine. Taking Cyanocobalamine can result in absorption of as little as 1/2 of 1% of the amount taken, which makes it almost impossible to get enough of this vitally important vitamin.

In addition to the very low absorption, the body must convert the Cyanocobalamine (which cannot be used by the body) to a form of vitamin B12 the body can use called Methylcobalamine. Unfortunately, as the body gets older it loses this ability to convert Cynocobalamine to Methylcobalamine.

For the above reasons, as people get older, many physicians recommend regular monthly injections of vitamin B12 to maintain adequate body levels or to replenish greatly depleted stores of this vital nutrient.

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).

The result is that by taking Benfotiamine the blood stream levels of vitamin B1 can now be greatly increased, nutritionally supporting the body to rapidly and effectively decrease or eliminate the symptoms of Neuropathy.

Also available is Methylcobalamine (called Methyl B12). This is the form of vitamin B12 that can be directly utilized by the body and is available in the quantities nutritionally needed by the body to repair itself. Methyl B12 can be taken orally and is immediately available to the body much like injectable vitamin B12.

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 is “Nerve Support Formula” It contains both 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 build healthy nerves.  

Reports are that someone previously using just the Benfotiamine reported a lessening of their symptoms.. The “Nerve Support Formula” is far more effective than either the Benfotiamine or Methyl B12 alone.

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

The formula also has other B vitamins.  The reason for this is no B-complex vitamin is more dependent on its fellow B vitamins than thiamin - B1.  Absorption of thiamin into the body requires adequate supplies of vitamin B6, B12 and B9 (folic acid). A deficiency in Vitamins B12 can increase loss of B1 (thiamin) in the urine, and vitamin B6 also appears to help regulate distribution of thiamin throughout the body.  B9 (folic acid) is necessary to activate the absorption of the B12. The body utilizes vitamin B2 to keep tissue health and to help accelerate healing of injuries. B2 protects the nervous system.  In addition the formula has Vitamin D. One of the functions of Vitamin D is the regulation of nervous system development and function. 

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. They have consultants that will guide you through whatever you need to do to get relief. They don't just sell you a vitamin. They keep in communication with you by email to make sure that you are getting results from the product. You can also call them directly. 

Sounds too good to be true. We researched it and found that the product has a 85-90% success rate. How fast does it work? Well, that depends on the individual's genetics and the severity of the damage.. 

However, people often have gotten relief in as little as two weeks. Some take longer due to the fact that this remedy is actually giving the body what it needs to build healthy nerves.. 

The formula has been available for over 9-1/2 years and during that time it has been found - on average to take one to three months to see significant change. 

If you are experiencing symptoms such as:

* Tingling or numbness
* Feeling cold, burning or pain 
* Extreme sensitivity to touch, even a light touch.
* Sharp pains or cramps, stabbing and shocks, shooting pain
* Loss of balance and coordination. (ataxia) 

The Nerve Support Formula will bring relief by giving your body what it needs to build healthy nerves. 

The cost of this product is $44.20 for 120 easy to swallow capsules, 

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

You can get more information about the Nerve Support Formula

The Nerve Support Formula is made in an "FDA Inspected Facility" and cGMP labs (Good Manufacturing Practice Facility) which is the standards needed to manufacture pharmaceuticals. What does that mean? Go to Quality of WSN Manufacturing

They have lots of great success stories. that you can read here including people who have had nerve damage due to surgery. 

Have questions, go to Frequently Asked Questions

Here are successes using the formula  Success with Surgery caused Nerve Damage

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