Ezekiel is caregiver to his mother-in-law, who has familial amyloid polyneuropathy. He holds a bachelor’s degree in strategic and organizational communications from Temple University and currently lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. When not writing, he’s skateboarding or hanging out with his wife, Maryann.
Staying positive and maintaining mental health may be challenging during self-quarantine. For neuropathy patients, whether they have diabetic neuropathy, familial amyloid polyneuropathy, or chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, it may ... Read more
Patients with peripheral neuropathy symptoms must practice caution when managing underlying symptoms by conferring with their doctors. One nerve damage treatment strategy to discuss with a doctor is vitamin ... Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic has surged to unprecedented levels. Since last week’s column, many schools, workplaces, and public gatherings have been placed on hold. For familial amyloid polyneuropathy patients and ... Read more
The presence of peripheral neuropathy symptoms such as numbness, tingling, and burning sensations in the hands and feet might lead to a familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) diagnosis. With the ... Read more
Daylight saving time marks the seasonal transition between the colder months and the warmer months. The “fall back” transition to colder temperatures gifts the population with an extra hour ... Read more
Burnout among caregivers of patients suffering from peripheral neuropathy symptoms can become problematic for patients, family members, and caregivers themselves. Familial amyloid polyneuropathy is one of many neurodegenerative diseases ... Read more
The numbness and tingling sensations associated with peripheral neuropathy may significantly impact a patient’s everyday life. Tasks such as cooking, cleaning, grocery shopping, and driving may require extra care ... Read more