Carpal tunnel syndrome and Vitamin B6

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) – most everyone has heard of it but what can be done about it? Typically thought to be the result of overuse or repetitive strain injury to the wrist, other factors may actually be more important as causes for CTS. Once diagnosed, the conventional approach to treatment often includes wrist splinting and anti-inflammatory medications, but vitamin B6 is also a consideration. The data are not absolute with respect to how well it works, but there is enough supportive research and experience with it to at least suggest a trial of 200 mg / day to see if symptoms subside. High-dose or long-term vitamin B6 therapy has been associated with a painful condition called peripheral neuropathy, so be sure to work closely with your doctor. Read More

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Carpal tunnel syndrome and Vitamin B6

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