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Pain Away: ALA quickly eases pain common in diabetes

By | June 11th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

A collaborative study between Mayo Clinic and a medical center in Russia found that alpha lipoic acid (ALA) significantly and rapidly reduces the frequency and severity of symptoms of the most common kind of diabetic neuropathy. The symptoms affected include burning and sharply cutting pain, prickling sensations and numbness. "There appears to be a rather [...]

Alpha-lipoic acid cuts diabetes pain

By | June 10th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Researchers at the Russian Medical Academy for Advanced Studies in Moscow theorized that because the potent antioxidant alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) helps the overall health of the nerves, it may help improve symptoms of diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage). In this double-blind study, a group of 120 patients with diabetic neuropathy were given either 600 mg of [...]