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Subject: Re: Artalgia
From: Peggy Curcio <>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 05:14:10 -0700 (PDT)

I just ordered the alpha lipoic acid 30 mg caps to start.
By the way, for the first time in ages, I slept 7 hours straight last night without getting up once. The increase in drops of Artalgia worked!!!
Hopefully I'll be able to decrease the Neurontin.

Todd Horton <> wrote:
yes both would be good

:On Thu, 23 Oct 2003 07:13:03 -0700 (PDT), you wrote:

>>Thanks for your reply;
>>I will increase the dosage as you advised, also my diagnosis is degenerated nerves, and impaired circulation so I should take both then, the evening primrose oil and alpha lipoic acid, right?
>>I was a nurse for 25 years on my feet constantly. I am not a diabetic though.
>>Todd Horton wrote:
>>thanks for the feedback
>>up the dosage to 8 drops 3x day then 8 drops 4x day
>>the alpha lipoic acid is for degenerated nerves and the the evening
>>primrose increase circulation. Not clear which is cause of your
>>condition from your writing
>>:On Wed, 22 Oct 2003 09:07:51 -0700 (PDT), you wrote:
>>>>Todd Horton DPM
>>>>I received your product a few weeks ago. I have followed your instructions and would like to follow-up to see if I can get better results.
>>>>I have severe tarsal tunnel in both of my feet. I had surgery in the right foot for release and also carpal tunnel in the right hand.
>>>>Needless to say the surgery was not successful and my neurologist I have been seeing for the past 8 years since my first surgery in my hand.
>>>>I had the surgery in my right foot in 2000.
>>>>I am now on 1200mg of Neurontin 4x a day.
>>>>He added hydrocodone/APAP 5/500 tab to take when I had severe pain, but, I could't take it as I had nausea with it so I took Phenergan 25mg with it but I was walking around like a zombie. So he stopped that and prescribed a Duragesic Patch 25mcg every 3 days..I was on my second patch and developed shortness of breath and was in bed for a whole weekend so I had to remove patch and at this point I'm only taking neurontin and your product.
>>>>The main thing I was having a lot of trouble getting a good nights sleep. I am now sleeping 5-6 hours with no pain. Thank you for that!
>>>>I also take Micardis 40mg daily for hypertension, and Estrace 0.5mg daily,and Ecotrin 325mg daily these are prescribed by my physician.
>>>>I also take a combination of calcium magnesium and zinc. I was prescribed magnesium for muscle cramps in my legs.
>>>>I am taking Vitamin E 400mg daily.
>>>>I have added evening primrose oil as you advised.
>>>>I also wear supports in my shoes prescribed/ cost $300.00.
>>>>They may help some.
>>>>Should I be taking the alpha lipoic acid in stead of evening primrose oil or both. Please advise.
>>>>I also have cut my caffeine intake down I only have a couple cups of coffee a day.
>>>>I am still taking your product 3x a day 5 drops. I am having less pain and it's great but I can't reduce the neurontin I still have severe pain daily if I try to reduce it should I increase your product or what should I do. Please advise.
>>>>Thank you very much.
>>>>Peggy Curcio
>>>>Please e-mail me at