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Fasting benefits

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  • SerenitySTAT
    SerenitySTAT Member Posts: 3,534
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    PAKNC - Interesting that you fasted to heal nerve pain. It's been 4 years since the sciatica I had for many years finally healed. I wonder how much of that is due to my regular fasts. My focus was on medication and physically rehab.

  • norcals
    norcals Member Posts: 206
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    Here’s a 2019 article that discusses the possibility that fasting may help with neurological issues:

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6836141/


  • SerenitySTAT
    SerenitySTAT Member Posts: 3,534
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    Great article!

  • threetree
    threetree Member Posts: 1,384
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    NorCalS - I agree with Serenity above - really good and interesting article. Thanks for posting it.

  • norcals
    norcals Member Posts: 206
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    FYI: I don’t know if the fasting or icing during taxol helped prevent neuropathy, but so far, I haven’t experienced neuropathy. If fasting will help with healing from all the chemo, then for me it’s worth adding to my weekly routine

  • SerenitySTAT
    SerenitySTAT Member Posts: 3,534
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    I fasted and iced during Taxol and have no neuropathy from chemo. I have one little spot on the side of a toe with a little numbness, but that's from my sciatica. Most of the time I don't notice it.