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      Just wanted to let every one Know that you can be healed of Alcohol Neuropathy. Don't believe what you read to the contary. I developed AN after alcohol withdraw on 8/30/08. I have drank high octane beer for over ten years. This last summer 15-20 beers 3-4 times a week. The withdraw came out of no where the next morning after a night of drinking. If You find yourself suffering from AN see your doctor. I take Effexor xr 75mg for the pain,
      B12 2000mcg,Benfotiamine 150 mg or B1 100 mg and Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) 200 mg
      3 times a day to rebuild the nevous system.STOP DRINKING AND DO YOUR RESEARCH . As of 11/07/08 alot of my problems were clearing up so I thought I would test it by having a few beers. DON'T TEST IT! My problems got worse then before but after a week I think I'm improving.AN is nothing to mess with your nervous controls all your bodys function so it can KILL YOU If you continue to drink. Hope this helps

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      Twocourage, so glad you are on the mend and taking your nutrition seriously. Have you considered lecithin (posphatidyl choline) and magnesium in that regiment? My reasearch (I'm not a doctor) has pointed to them as well as the ones you are taking.

      out of curiosity, what were the symptoms you developed? what kind of pain are you getting?

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      ouch,15 to 20 beers 4 times a week,i can drink 6 and im bloated,i feel like the pilsbury doe boy after tht,how could you have withdrawl,you never give your body a chance,to withdraw,and if you did you d either stroke out,or die of a heart attack,interesting thread,keep reading here youll get lots of answers,gyco

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      I hand unbearable buring pain in my arms,chest and numbness in my right thigh. Also constipation and impotance scarey stuff. I could'nt sleep and all I wanted to do was die. But now everything is looking up as long as I stay away from the beast. Thanks for the aditional info.

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      what is that?

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      Nerve damage due to long term abuse of alcohol (more then ten years)

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      I too have what my doctor diagnosed as "peripheral neuropathy" (bless the medical profession lingo!) I was not aware that there was medicine to help it - my left leg from the knee down plays up big time if i have a "slip" but it is only very dull when sober...however, I am going to talk to my current Gp about these options - thanks. As for the quantities of alcohol, well alcholism is such a cunning, baffling and powerful illness, when I "fall off" I drink around 3 litres of wine a day or 1.5 L vodka - not pretty. And this can last up to three weeks. Crazy, sad, horrible times and the withdrawl is indescribable, for those who haven't been there. What I do know TODAY I am sober, and I have been for a wee while now, and it is a miracle, a blessing and a dam Blast!!! Never give up trying to give up! Bless

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      hi kap,
      it is a good thing that you have shared with us.
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      G'day there Dilip. How are you going today? G.

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      hi

      hi G,
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      i am doing ok

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