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Numbness and it's causes.


Date Posted: 12/24/2012 5:09:55 AM

Posted By: fly1234  Membership Level: Bronze  Total Points: 15

Numbness is the tingling sensation which can be experienced in any part of the body. There's plenty of causes of this condition. In particular, positive medical conditions may be involved. Below is a list of the most common causes of numbness.

Peripheral Neuropathy - This condition involves plenty of other medical conditions that affect the health of the nerves. example of this is multiple sclerosis (MS). In MS, the bones contract and the nerves are being cramped. As a result, numbness happens to affected areas. Diabetes is also involved in peripheral neuropathy as it does a positive level of destroy to the nerve cells. In the event you need to prevent numbness caused by this condition, you ought to first address the underlying conditions.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) - This is a condition wherein the outer coating of the nerves is gradually shedding. This outer coating is often often called the myelin sheath. The myelin sheath is important because it helps the nerves in relaying messages and impulses from different parts of the body to the spinal cord and finally to the brain. If the myelin sheath sheds, it will be harder for the nerves to relay messages. This condition may become serious because it may lead to permanent numbness or loss of sensation. What makes it more serious is the fact that it is not curable yet.

Lower Back Injury - Lower back injuries are often associated with the backbone. This involves the tailbone or the coccyx. The nerves located on the tailbone are directly connected to your lower body parts such as our legs and feet. When the nerves in your lower back area are compressed, they may lose their sensation and in return you may also lose your sensation in the affected areas. You ought to consult an osteopath or an

professional in order to treat your lower back injury. You ought to also receive a nice amount of rest to permit your body to recuperate.

Peripheral Vascular Disease - This condition affects your blood vessels and your blood circulation. This often happens when blood does not flow freely to your legs. It is either because your arteries are hardened or blocked or because some blood vessels are restricting the blood from circulating smoothly. If your body parts do not get blood flow, this will lead to numbness which can often be experienced with pain and weakness.

Celiac Disease - This condition is characterized by the intolerance of the body to gluten. Gluten is a kind of protein that is often present in bread products. When you have this condition, your body will have a hard time taking in nutrients from the food that you eat and it may also affect your tiny intestines. As a result, your nerves will be affected and that will cause the numbness.

When you feel numbness often, it is advisable to go to the hospital nearest to your house and have your doctor check your condition. This is essential in order to rule out serious medical conditions or to deal with them immediately.

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