Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Wednesday's Article of the Week: Peripheral Neuropathy and Gluten Sensitivity
There are so many causes of peripheral neuropathy that podiatrists see affecting the foot. The classic causes are diabetes, osteoporosis, alcohol, Vitamin B deficiencies, but we all know that there are many other causes. This article abstract documents the potential relationship of gluten sensitivity to peripheral neuropathy. Gluten is in wheat. It makes sense that anything that increases our overall inflammation could lead to neural inflammation and therefore, peripheral neuropathy.