Alpha Lipoic Acid
I was taking rAlpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) for my peripheral neuropathy with nearly 100% effectiveness. I was admitted to the hospital for several days (an unrelated condition) and did not take the ALA. THE PN came back pretty hard. Has anyone else had experience with this product? Thank you.
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I took ALA for about 18 months, didn't see a difference. I then switched over to R-ALA about 7 months ago, no help. I have no pain, sensory and motor PN. Perhaps this supplement is designed to reduce pain, but it did not help me with numbness and balance issues from polyneuropathy. Glad you were benefiting from the supplement. Clear that not all things work for everyone, I believe it has to do with the cause of the PN. Ed
Thank you for your replay. I’m sorry it didn’t work for you. I agree with you that the cause of the PN probably is a determining factor re efficacy.
I took and also didn’t get help. It did dull not taste though. I have PN also
I’ve been taking ALA about 4 months with no results. I’m happy that it’s working for you.
Thank you. I’m sorry that it didn’t help you. Good luck going forward.
I started taking ALA about two months ago. I don’t have pain but I have tingling and vibrations in my hands and feet. Has anyone found that ALA helps for this? Or has anyone found anything else that might help with the tingling and vibrations?
The ala did help with my numbness. I think it is important to use rALA. Good luck.
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On May 14, 2023, at 10:36 AM, Mayo Clinic Connect wrote:
What mg are most people taking of the R ALA?
600 mg. per day. I’m taking numerous vitamins and supplements so hard to say what works and what doesn’t unless I eliminate one to se if anything changes.
I started taking it because just about every article or video presentation mentions it. My neurologist mentioned there’s some evidence to support it. Get the R-Aplha Lipoic Acid version from natural ingredients.
Ok not sure what subgroup this fits in but going to try here. Interested to learn of anyone that has used a CBD cream, lotion or ointment to help reduce pain, tingling, stabbing in feet due to diabetic peripheral neurapathy. CBD vs CBD w/THC? Full spectrum vs broad vs isolate? Cream, lotion or ointment? Appreciate any feedback you might have.