The nerve damage can cause by the following reasons:
- diabetes and subsequent diabetic polyneuropathy,
- a stroke with partial or complete damage to the nervous system of the body,
- low back pain or diseases of the spine can result in pinched nerve,
multiple sclerosis, causing neuropathic pain in different areas of the body,
- spinal cord injury with damage to nerve fibers
- postoperative pain in joints.
By the way, excessive consumption of alcohol can also cause neuropathic pain.
The main method of therapy in the treatment of neuropathic pain today is pharmacotherapy, that is, determining the cause of pain – the selection of medicines. If the pain is not very strong, you can try to use a simple recipe of red chilli pepper.
Red pepper, Chile, Cayenne pepper – all of these names refer to hot peppers. Not only is it attractive, "highlight" in the kitchen. Burning properties of the pepper can help fight pain. The fact that pepper is the substance, concentrating its sharp bitterness and capsaicin. It is already understood. It is known that capsaicin has a neurotoxic effect and inhibits the receptor responsible for pain.
This happens in the following way: spicy substance capsaicin in contact with the skin to excite the receptors (pain, temperature). First is impulse signaling pain to the brain. When this occurs, the redness of the skin and it starts to burn." This effect relaxes the spasm of the muscle fibres. Then relax nerve end receptors. It causes an analgesic effect. Made on the basis of red pepper ointments, creams and patches is able to reduce moderate muscle and nerve pain.
Unfortunately, not everyone can tolerate Cayenne pepper. People with sensitive skin can get burned after treatment with pepper. Therefore, before applying, apply the cream or ointment on a small patch of skin to test reaction.
Caution! Once in the eyes or nose, the pepper can cause pain.