If you have numbness or pain in your hands and feet and don't know why, you may have peripheral neuropathy. But if you're like most Americans, you've probably never heard of this often debilitating disease. A new national survey reveals that, when asked, only 7 percent of adults said they knew about peripheral neuropathy.
Say the word gout and some people will think of a bloated
king surveying the remains of a sumptuous feast, wine glass in
hand, swollen foot propped on a pillow--looking for all the world
like the dismal product of a grossly overindulgent life.