Alternative Medicine/nerves


Hi Eric

following trauma/surgery...a pin prick test showed that i had numbness in the groin.

Are there any supplements that might help bring back sensation?

ive read about Alpha Lipoic Acid and vit b...and taken a supplement with both in before, but get chest pains...

Many thanks


Hi David,
Numbness is due to nerve injury. Supplements do not promote nerve growth. Sometimes massaging the affected area can stimulate collateral nerve growth that will compensate for the damaged nerve.
Thank you for using Allexperts.
Eric Brandt, B.Sc. Pharm

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