Alcohol Related Neuropathy

Understanding Alcohol Related Neuropathy

Alcohol is very damaging to your nerves. Excessive consumption of alcohol can cause significant damage leading to pain, burning, numbness and tingling in your feet. Excessive alcohol consumption overtime is often associated with nutritional deficiencies in several B vitamins that are important for nerve health causing further harm.

Signs and symptoms of Alcohol-related Neuropathy

If you have alcoholic neuropathy, your symptoms may last from months to years, but most nerve damage caused by excessive use of alcohol is long-term or permanent.


Toxins from excessive consumption of alcohol causes nerve damage leading to pain, numbness, tingling, weakness and other symptoms. Excessive alcohol consumption is also associated with malnutrition and deficiencies in thiamin, folate, B12 and other B vitamins that are essential for nerve health and repair.


The main treatment for alcoholic neuropathy is to stop alcohol consumption. You may need to seek professional treatment for alcoholism. Standard treatments for the neuropathy symptoms may include pain medications medications and B vitamin supplementation.

At Balanced Flow, we offer effective, FDA-approved therapies that may help reduce or eliminate your neuropathy symptoms without use of pharmaceutical drugs.

Call or text us at 312-766-6940 to schedule an appointment today and see if you would be a good candidate to be under our care.

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