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Can peripheral neuropathy be prevented?

Although peripheral neuropathy is often the result of another disorder, there are measures you can take to help prevent it. First, it is important to treat and properly manage all other conditions that may cause peripheral neuropathy. Also, peripheral neuropathy is linked to too little B-12 vitamin, so make sure to eat foods that contain B12 or take B12 supplements. Finally, work-related stress can cause peripheral neuropathy, so avoid repetitive movements and positions that force you to slouch.

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