Healing Yoga for Cancer: Neuropathy

By
Cheryl Fenner Brown, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500
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Your nervous system is made up of two parts that relay information between your brain and the rest of your body--the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), and the peripheral nervous system (all other nerves. Neuropathy occurs when these nerves are damaged. Peripheral neuropathy, resulting from damage to nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord, can cause changes in sensation such as tingling, pain, numbness, and weakness especially prevalent in the arms, legs, hands, and feet.

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