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'Moderate' alcohol intake could cause peripheral neuropathy warns expert – key risks

This happens if the vagus or recurrent laryngeal nerve becomes damaged, causing the voice to weaken, or become hoarse.How is alcohol-related neuropathy treated?Although...

High cholesterol: Numbness or weakness in the leg may indicate peripheral arterial disease

The Mayo Clinic says if you have leg pain, numbness or other symptoms, don't dismiss them as a normal part of ageing.It says...

Carol Kirkwood on permanent nerve damage after 'horrific' accident – peripheral neuropathy

The incident occurred during the COVID-19 lockdown when Kirkwood was out on her bike near Slough, Berkshire. As a self-confessed avid cyclist, the...

High cholesterol: Raises your risk for peripheral arterial disease – signs in legs

The NHS adds: “The symptoms of PAD often develop slowly, over time. If your symptoms develop quickly, or get suddenly worse, it could...

High cholesterol: Peripheral arterial disease can occur – signs on your legs

The NHS says that there are five types of statin available on prescription in the UK. They include atorvastatin, fluvastatin pravastatin, rosuvastatin and...