Posts Tagged ‘numbness;’

Uncover Sciatica Causes

Sciatica Causes

Many different sciatica causes exist. Sciatica, a symptom of a diagnosed condition, can stem from a number of ailments. Though sciatica leg pain is the most common complaint, not all individuals will experience it. For example, in piriformis syndrome, discomfort and pain are most often felt in the buttocks and hip area. Sometimes in the case of a herniated disc, the pain can occur solely in the foot or calf. Manifestations of sciatica can vary just as the number of sciatica causes.

Read the rest of this entry »

What Is Peripheral Neuropathy?

There are a lot of different explanations leading up to what exactly peripheral neuropathy is: its causes, symptoms, and most significantly, its treatment. The word peripheral comes from the Greek word “periphereia” which means circumference, “neuron” also from the Greek word neuron for nerves and “pathy” from pathos meaning disease. Therefore the definition of peripheral neuropathy is the disease of the nerves found in the circumference of the body, or more specifically, the nerves found near the surface of the body.

Read the rest of this entry »

Anabolic Steroids and Will They Work for Me?

Unfortunately nobody can tell that question over the internet, but here are some tips to consider!

Firstly anabolic steroids are a class of natural and synthetic steroid hormones that promote cell growth and division, resulting in growth of muscle tissue and sometimes bone size and strength. Anabolic steroids are the synthetic derivates of male anabolic hormone testerone. Some anabolic steroids are Deca Durabolin, Sustanon, Winstrol Depot, Winstrol, Andriol, Anavar and other.

Read the rest of this entry »

Diabetes Symptoms: The Various Kinds Of Symptoms To Deal With

Diagnosing diabetes symptoms can be difficult in identifying at first, as manifestation of the disease is gradual. Sometimes, because symptoms can also be common to other illnesses, the real illness may be overlooked. Diabetes symptoms may vary, the list may go on and on but not everybody (diabetes patients) has them. There are even some cases that no symptoms may show on some patients.

Diabetes occurs when the body’s ability to react to insulin gets affected. The insulin is your body hormone that allows your blood sugar (glucose) to enter body cells. When too much glucose enters the blood, this leads to the elevated amount of blood glucose, which it can cause glucose spillage towards the urine. This is the primary reason why one of the most classic diabetes symptoms, frequent urination, plagues the patient.

Read the rest of this entry »

Lyme Disease Alert: I was Bitten by a Tic and You Could Be Too

Because I live in Minnesota and our family has a cabin in the North woods, I’m aware of Lyme disease. Our family is so aware of it that one member tacked a photo of a tic bite to the kitchen counter. We’ve found crawling tics on floors, our clothes, our beds, and our bodies. Tics are hardy little devils and you think you’ve killed one, only to have it walk away. That’s why we wrap tics in cellophane tape, pinch the tape hard, and seal the edges tightly.

Read the rest of this entry »

Neuromuscular Dentistry Can Fix Jaw Problems

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) occurs as a result of problems with the jaw, jaw joint and surrounding facial muscles that control jaw movement and chewing. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the hinge joint that connects the lower jaw to the temporal bone of the skull, located in front of the ear on each side of your head. These joints are flexible and allow the jaw to move smoothly up and down and side to side enabling you to talk, chew and yawn. However, when there are problems with these joints or if there is injury to the jaw, the joint itself or the muscles of the head and neck, TMD is the result.

Read the rest of this entry »

Do You Have Anxiety Disorder – Learn the Anxiety Attack Symptoms

If you believe you may suffer from an anxiety disorder it is important to learn about anxiety attack symptoms. While it is true that some other medical conditions can result in symptoms similar to anxiety attacks, anxiety disorder features several key symptoms of which you should be aware.

In many cases, the symptoms of an anxiety attack can feel like a serious health condition. In fact, many people mistake these symptoms for heart problems such as a heart attack. Of course, it is also possible for medical problems to result in an anxiety attack without the presence of anxiety disorder at all.

Read the rest of this entry »

There Is No Need To Suffer From RSI

Are struggling with soreness and pain in your neck and shoulders; and perhaps even your arms and upper back? How about your wrists and hands?

Does your daily grind involve sitting at a desk most all of the day or standing on your feet all day long? If this is the case… there is a toll being taken on your body. In fact, if the pain is chronic and/or worsening you may be suffering from RSI.

So what is RSI?

RSI (also known as repetitive stress injury or repetitive strain injury) is a very common problem throughout the world today. Although a very widespread problem, it is also a preventable and treatable problem. Probably the most common form of RSI that you are familiar with is carpal tunnel syndrome. Many people become afflicted with this condition throughout the world each year and many people successfully treat and recover from it as well. The key is really knowing how to prevent and taking measures to prevent it.

Read the rest of this entry »

Menopause and Headaches

During the mid-life phenomenon known as menopause, changes in headache type, duration and intensity are more common. Throbbing, explosive headaches can pain the sides of your head, and your energy become totally depleted. The slightest opening of an eye can cause a ripple of pain to burst on one side of your fragile head, leaving you in physical ruin. Menopause is known to heighten such uncomfortable, sometimes unbearable symptoms.

Read the rest of this entry »

Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

The toes burn and tingle and sharp pains shoot into the legs. The bed sheets feel uncomfortable on your feet and you toss and turn, hoping to drift away into a pleasant slumber. But, the “fire-like” sensation in your toes keeps you awake. You switch positions, wiggle the toes, prop a pillow under the legs, but nothing seems to help. You can only lie in bed and watch the hours on the clock pass by.

Burning, numbness, tingling, hot and cold sensations, shooting and electrical pain are common sensations felt in the feet in individuals with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (PDN). Neuropathy is an abnormality of the nervous system. Diabetic neuropathy is nerve damage caused by diabetes and is described as a loss of sensation that starts in the tips of the toes and gradually works its way up the legs. Diabetic neuropathy is sometimes referred to as a stocking glove neuropathy because it progresses as if one was pulling on a stocking. Diabetic neuropathy can affect both the hands and the feet.

Read the rest of this entry »

Deal Of The Day

Healthy Archives