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Side Effects of Gabapentin Vs How Ayurveda can help in Neuropathic Pains?

Ayulife
December 24th, 2019 · 1 min read

Neuropathic pain comes from damaged nerves. This is often described as a shooting or burning pain. It can go away on its own but is often chronic. Sometimes it is unrelenting and severe. It often is the result of nerve damage or a malfunctioning nervous system. The impact of nerve damage is a change in nerve function both at the site of the injury and areas around it.

Gabapentin is commonly used to treat neuropathic pain. The recent study by FDA has indicated that ‘Serious’ Respiratory Problems may happen with Gabapentin. Following is the main contents of study.

“Life-threatening breathing difficulties can occur in patients who use gabapentin or pregabalin with opioids or other drugs that depress the central nervous system, as well as those with underlying respiratory impairment and the elderly, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned in a drug safety communication.”

https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/922932

Many of the Neuropathic pains can be cured in Ayurveda. The treatments include external application of the warm herbal medicated oils over the effected parts of the body for couple of days.

The Best therapy in Ayurveda is Snehan-Swedan like Pichu, Potli Massage etc. This massage is quite effective to treat the neuropathic pain for the patients who are on this kind of medicines dexamethasone and prednisolone or gabapentin.

The combination of both Sneha and Sweda (application of the medicated oil & medicated steam application ) is a clinically proven and effective non- invasive form of therapeutic measure of managing not only neuropathic pains but also many forms of chronic pains in a very effective manner.

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