I suffer from burning-hot, tingly red toes which have got worse over this past year. It's particularly bad at night. The only thing that helps is keeping the house very cold, which upsets everyone else I live with. These are typical signs of what we call Grierson-Gopalan syndrome: a sensation of tingling and burning that might affect the soles of the feet, or the whole foot, ankles and even lower legs. A feeling of heaviness in the lower legs is also common, and it's usually worse at night. For many people the cause of Grierson-Gopalan syndrome is not known, but it may be linked to nerve damage, in particular something called peripheral neuropathy. People who've had diabetes for a long time are at risk of developing peripheral neuropathy as raised blood sugar, over time, damages the tiny blood vessels that supply the nerves. I suffer from burning-hot, tingly red toes which have got worse over this past year. It's particularly bad at night, one person asks DR ELLIE … [Read more...] about DR ELLIE CANNON: What IS making my toes red, hot and tingly at night?