Role of Alpha Lipoic Acid in the Treatment of Neuropathy


Alpha lipoic acid (ALA or thioctic acid), is a sulfur-containing molecule that is synthesized in body from a fatty acid called octanoic acid. The primary established use for alpha-lipoic acid is the therapy of diabetic neuropathy. Nerve damage from diabetes is called diabetic neuropathy. There are 4 types of diabetic neuropathy: peripheral, autonomic, focal, and […]