Paresthesia: One of Fibromyalgia’s Nastiest Symptoms

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Fibromyalgia is a condition affecting the body’s musculoskeletal system. It causes extreme, sometimes debilitating pain throughout the body. The condition affects more than 5 million people in the U.S. and while both men and women may be affected, more women seem to receive a diagnosis than men. There is no cure for fibromyalgia, although treatment options … Read more

What Causes Numbness and Tingling in Fingers?

tingling in fingers

Numbness and Tingling in the Fingers: Why Does it Happen? A great many things can cause numbness and tingling in the fingers, or paresthesia according to MedicineNet. They range from completely harmless to something that requires immediate medical intervention. Here are some reasons for that numbness and tingling in the fingers: Sitting on the Hands Causes … Read more

What vitamin deficiency causes Paresthesia?

What vitamin deficiency causes Paresthesia

Have you noticed a persistent tingling, burning sensation, or loss of sensation in your hands and/or feet? If so, you might have something called Paresthesia. While you should not be alarmed, Paresthesia could potentially indicate underlying issues. In particular, there is the possibility that your Paresthesia might be caused by a vitamin deficiency. So, which … Read more

What is Paresthesia of Skin?

What is paresthesia of skin

What does paresthesia of the skin mean? Skin is the first line of defense mechanism in any mammals especially humans. Skin generally acts as a natural barrier for various microorganisms. The sensitivity and texture of skin vary from one person to another. Many people may experience some special types of sensation in various parts of the … Read more

What Are the Symptoms of Paresthesia?

What Are the Symptoms of ParesthesiaWhat Are the Symptoms of Paresthesia

Have you ever had ‘pins and needles’ or experienced your limbs ‘falling asleep’? Well that pricking, tingling, itching sensation is called paresthesia. Most of the time it’s harmless. Sometimes it’s warning you that there is something seriously wrong. What Is Paresthesia? Paresthesia is when pressure on a nerve causes an uncomfortable tingling or prickling sensation … Read more

Differences Between Paresthesia and Peripheral Neuropathy

Differences Between Paresthesia and Peripheral Neuropathy

These two disorders are somewhat similar in the area they affect as well as how you feel it in your body. Both of these disorders typically involve a numbness or tingling sensation in your hands, arms, feet, or legs. However, peripheral neuropathy is much more serious and can become much more severe than paresthesia can … Read more