Peripheral Neuropathy Mega Study
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Peripheral Neuropathy
Peripheral Neuropathy

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Peripheral Neuropathy

Causes of Peripheral Neuropathy

User reported causes of Peripheral Neuropathy based on their intuition.

Cause Agree
Unknown 70%
Autoimmune Disease 43%
Genetics 38%
Lack of Exercise 37%
Ankylosing Spondylitis 33%
Repetitive Physical Stress 30%
Idiopathic 29%
Vitamin Deficiency 29%
Diabetes 25%
Trauma or Injury to the Nerve 24%
Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid) 22%
Alcohol 19%
Exposure to Toxins 18%
Epstein-Barr Virus 15%
Parkinson's Disease 13%
Liver Disease 13%
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease 12%
Tumor 11%
Shingles (Varicella-Zoster) 10%
Chemotherapy 10%
MTHFR Genetic Mutation 9%
Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics (Levaquin, Cipro, Avelox,Tequin, Etc) 8%
Guillain-Barre Syndrome 8%
Lupus 8%
Lyme Disease 7%
Rheumatoid Arthritis 5%
Kidney Disease 3%
Amyloid Polyneuropathy 3%
HIV/AIDS 3%
Hepatitis 3%

Conditions Resulting from Peripheral Neuropathy

User-reported conditions resulting from Peripheral Neuropathy based on their intuition.

Resulting Condition Agree
Neurological Problems and Chronic Pain 32%
Urinary Incontinence 31%
Night Cramps 6%

Treatments

User-reported effectiveness in treating Peripheral Neuropathy

Treatment Major Improvement Moderate Improvement Much Worse No Effect Worse Responses
Codeine 0% 33% 22% 11% 33% 9
Exercise 0% 24% 9% 52% 15% 33
Naproxen (Aleve) 6% 18% 0% 71% 6% 17
Acupuncture 0% 25% 0% 50% 25% 4
Biofeedback 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 1
Amitriptyline 9% 27% 27% 36% 0% 11
Voltaren 0% 50% 0% 0% 50% 2
Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) 0% 30% 0% 57% 13% 23
Tramadol 0% 40% 0% 20% 40% 5
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) 8% 8% 8% 75% 0% 12
Avoid Alcohol 0% 14% 5% 77% 5% 22
Gabapentin (Neurontin) 4% 39% 4% 48% 4% 23
Pregabalin (Lyrica) 21% 50% 7% 21% 0% 14
Duloxetine (Cymbalta) 0% 29% 0% 57% 14% 7
Healthy Diet 6% 19% 3% 72% 0% 32
Avoid Smoking 7% 14% 0% 79% 0% 14
Carbamazepine (Tegretol) 25% 25% 25% 25% 0% 4
Cymbalta 10% 40% 0% 40% 10% 10
Lanacane 17% 33% 0% 50% 0% 6
Low Carb Diet 33% 0% 0% 67% 0% 6
5-Methyltetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF) 33% 0% 0% 67% 0% 3
Topiramate (Topamax) 0% 50% 50% 0% 0% 2
Nortriptyline (Pamelor) 0% 40% 0% 60% 0% 5
IVIG 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 2
Massage Hands and Feet 0% 47% 0% 53% 0% 19
Lidocaine Patch 0% 50% 0% 50% 0% 4
Alpha Lipoic Acid 0% 33% 0% 67% 0% 9
Avoid Crossing Legs or Leaning on Elbows 5% 21% 0% 68% 5% 19
Wear Loose Cotton Socks 0% 37% 5% 53% 5% 19
Capsaicin 0% 27% 9% 55% 9% 11
Acetaminphen (Tylenol) 0% 22% 11% 44% 22% 9
Phenytoin (Dilantin) 0% 0% 50% 50% 0% 2

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Peripheral Neuropathy Info

Property Value
Variable Name Peripheral Neuropathy
Aggregation Method MEAN
Analysis Performed At 2020-03-02
Duration of Action 24 hours
Maximum Allowed Value 5 out of 5
Minimum Allowed Value 1 out of 5
Number of Aggregate Predictors 0
Number of Aggregate Outcomes 0
Number of Measurements 0
Number of Measurements (including those generated by tagged, joined, or child variables) 0
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Onset Delay 0 seconds
Unit 1 to 5 Rating
User Variables 0
Variable Category Symptoms
Variable ID 86891