Peripheral Neuropathy symptoms
Peripheral Neuropathy

Symptoms could include:

  • Pain is a general term that describes uncomfortable sensations in the body, ranging from annoying to debilitating. Pain stems from activation of the nervous system and is highly subjective.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Weakness is the feeling of body fatigue (tiredness). A person experiencing weakness may not be able to move that part of their body properly or they may experience tremors (uncontrollable movement or twitches) in the area of weakness. Some people ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Muscle atrophy is when muscles waste away. The main reason for muscle wasting is a lack of physical activity. This can happen when a disease or injury makes it difficult or impossible for you to move an arm or leg. You may have muscle loss if one ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Muscle twitching, also known as muscle fasciculation, is marked by small muscle contractions in the body. Your muscles are composed of fibers, tissues, and nerves. When a nerve is stimulated or damaged, it may cause your muscle fibers to twitch. M...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hazy vision, cloudy vision, blurred vision are all problems with seeing clearly. Any change in your normal vision is cause for concern and is a good reason to call a doctor for an examination.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Hazy vision is a problem that makes it difficult to see clearly. It can be caused by a number of different factors.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Fatigue is a term used to to describe the general overall feeling of tiredness and/or a lack of energy. Other words that are sometimes used in place of fatigue include exhaustion, weariness, and lethargy. According to the National Institutes of He...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The Master Cleanse Diet is a liquid diet used to detoxify the body and encourage weight loss. Find out if the master cleanse diet is safe and effective.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The Mediterranean Diet focuses on fresh foods that help to stay healthy and fit in a natural way. It's based on the traditional eating habits of the poor coastal regions of Southern Italy, Crete, and Greece. In addition to weight loss, the diet is...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The hormone diet stems from the book of the same title by Dr. Natasha Turner. Its primary focus is on hormone fluctuations that supposedly can negatively affect a person's weight, as well as other things that can contribute to weight gain and othe...
    Source:HLCMS
  • You can't play catch with your child because you get too winded. You wake up choking in the middle of the night due to sleep apnea. You want to be able to shop in mainstream stores. There are hundreds of reasons to lose weight. Of course, being di...
    Source:HLCMS
  • When it comes to successful and enduring weight loss, eating well is only part of the battle. Physical activity will help inch you closer to your goal by incinerating calories and building muscle, which is more metabolically active when you're at ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Given the incredible amount of time and effort a solid weight loss plan requires, quick fixes such as diet pills, supplements, and surgeries can hold a certain appeal. But many times, they are unsafe, unregulated, or too good to be true. Be sure t...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Learn the pros and cons of the macrobiotic diet, and learn if it will work for you. The macrobiotic diet and lifestyle were codified by George Ohsawa, a French-Japanese writer and thinker in the early 20th century.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Although there's no foolproof plan for weight loss, tried-and-true strategies for success do exist. Acknowledge that losing weight-and maintaining that loss-requires lifetime dedication. Instead of focusing on a "diet," cast a wider net, and inste...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Making the decision to revamp your diet and shed some pounds takes courage, dedication, time, and effort, but it absolutely can be done. Before embarking on any weight-loss plan, it's wise to check in with your physician, especially if you struggl...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The National Weight Control Registry (NWCR) is the largest prospective investigation of long-term successful weight loss maintenance. Established in 1994, the NWCR tracks more than 5,000 individuals who have not only lost significant amounts of we...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Diarrhea is a condition classified as the appearance of loose, watery stools and/or a frequent need to go to the bathroom. It generally lasts a few days and often disappears without any treatment. Diarrhea may be related to a viral or bacterial in...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Constipation refers to infrequent bowel movements with hard, dry stools. Poor diet and dehydration are usually to blame, though certain diseases or other medical issues are possible causes.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Impotence is the inability to hold an erection. As a man ages, testosterone decreases, causing changes in his sexuality. This includes loss of libido and impotence, which can result in the inability to gain or hold an erection. Certain medical con...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Statistics regarding impotence and erectile dysfunction are sketchy. As cited by Merck in the Merck Manual for Health Care Professionals, at least 10 to 20 million men in the United States alone suffer from erectile dysfunction. Experts believe th...
    Source:HLCMS
  • An estimated 15 to 30 million men are affected by erectile dysfunction and frequent ED can be a sign of a bigger medical problem that needs attention.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pseudobulbar palsy is an inability to control the muscles in the face. It can have a large impact on a person's ability to speak.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Flatulence is a medical term for releasing gas. It occurs when gas collects inside the digestive system. Food choices, swallowing too much air, and digestive problems can all lead to excess gas.
    Source:HLCMS
  • True muscle weakness means that full effort does not produce a normal muscle contraction or movement. A voluntary muscle contraction is generated when the brain sends a signal through the spinal cord and nerves to a muscle.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Muscle weakness. Muscle strength reduced, muscular weakness, weak muscles. True muscle weakness means that full effort does not produce a normal muscle contraction or movement. A voluntary muscle contraction is generated when the brain sends a sig...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pulmonary fibrosis is a condition that causes lung scarring and stiffness. This keeps the body from getting enough oxygen.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Breathing difficulty is a broad term that is used to describe discomfort when breathing, and the feeling that you cannot draw a breath. This can develop gradually, or your breathing may suddenly become more laboured. In either case, medical attent...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Breathing difficulty describes discomfort when breathing, and the feeling that you cannot draw a breath. If you're unable to breathe in enough oxygen, your fingernails and lips may turn blue.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A vaginal sling procedure, also called a pubovaginal sling, is a type of surgery that helps women who have urinary incontinence.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Urinary incontinence is a loss of control of the bladder. It can be a reaction to a physical activity, a sudden urge, or dribbling after urination, and may be caused by aging, damage, or a condition.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Fainting is when you lose consciousness for a short time because your brain is not getting enough oxygen. The medical term for fainting is syncope, but it is commonly known as "passing out." A fainting spell generally lasts from a few seconds to a...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Damage to or dysfunction in the nervous system, injuries, and nutritional deficiencies can cause burning sensations. Treatments are helpful in controlling pain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An abnormal sensation is often a signal that there something affecting a nerve or the nervous system. These sensations are often difficult to describe and are subjective, that is, experienced by the patient but may be difficult for the provider to diagnose and treat.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Anorexia is the abnormal loss of appetite for food. It can be a symptom of diseases such as cancer, AIDS, and some neurological conditions.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pain is an unpleasant sensation triggered in the nervous system that can range from mild discomfort to unbearable agony. Pain receptors located throughout the body send electrical impulses via the spinal cord to the brain.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Arm pain is an unpleasant sensation ranging from mild discomfort to unbearable agony in either or both upper extremities of the body. The pain sensation can be due to actual injury, tissue damage or noxious stimulation of nerve fibers. Upper extre...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sensations are carried from the extremities of the body to the brain via neurons in the spinal cord. If the blood supply to the nerves is decreased, it can produce the feeling that “my hand fell asleep”.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Hand numbness is an abnormal sensation caused by an alteration in sensory nerve function. Numb hands, numbness in hands, hand paresthesias. Sensations are carried from the extremities of the body to the brain via neurons in the spinal cord. If the...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Muscle cramps are sudden, involuntary contractions that occur in various muscles. These contractions are often painful and can affect different muscle groups. Common causes of muscle cramps are overuse of muscles, muscle injuries, dehydration, low...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Most people do not like extreme heat, but if you have heat intolerance, you might find that it is impossible for you to be comfortable in hot weather. Heat intolerance may also be referred to as sensitivity to heat. When you suffer from heat intol...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sensations are carried from the extremities of the body to the brain via neurons in the spinal cord. If the blood supply to the nerves is or if the nerve is otherwise damaged or its function affected, it can produce the feeling that “my finger fell asleep”.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Abdominal bloating is a condition in which the abdomen feels uncomfortably full and tight and may be visibly swollen (distended). The symptoms of bloating can be vague and difficult to pinpoint, but most people describe an uncomfortable feeling of...
    Source:HLCMS
  • When a condition or disorder temporarily or permanently interferes with the normal sense of sight, this is called a visual disturbance.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Having difficulties with the flow of your urine is called urinary hesitancy or delayed urination. If you have this condition, you may have trouble beginning to urinate or with maintaining the flow. It can occur in anyone at any age, but is most co...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Early satiety is a condition marked by feeling full after you have eaten a small amount of food, or before you finish a normal-sized meal. Several serious medical conditions can cause early satiety. These include as cancer, ulcers, and diabetes. S...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sensations are carried from the extremities of the body to the brain via neurons in the spinal cord. If the blood supply to the nerves is decreased, it can produce the feeling that “my toe fell asleep”.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Toe numbness is an abnormal sensation caused by an alteration in sensory nerve function in the toes. Numb toes, numbness in toes, numbness of toes, tingling toes, parasthesia of toes. Sensations are carried from the extremities of the body to the ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Unintentional weight loss is the process of losing weight without dieting or increasing physical activity. It may occur following a loss of appetite or when you are consuming the same amount of calories as usual. Either way, it is usually cause fo...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sensations are carried from the extremities of the body to the brain via neurons in the spinal cord. If the blood supply to the nerves is decreased temporarily, it can produce the feeling that “my leg fell asleep”.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Bowel movements normally occur at approximately the same time each day. The feces (stool) itself should be soft enough that it can be passed without straining.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Sensations are carried from the extremities of the body to the brain via neurons in the spinal cord. If the blood supply to the nerves is decreased, it can produce the feeling that “my foot fell asleep”.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • When men become sexually aroused, a number of hormones, muscles, nerves, and blood vessels all work in conjunction with one another to signal an erection. Nerve signals, sent from the brain to the penis, stimulate muscles to relax. This, in turn, ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Feeling lightheaded is a sensation that may precede syncope or fainting. It is usually experienced when in an upright position (standing or sitting). If
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Orthostatic hypotension (also called postural hypotension) is a sudden fall in blood pressure that occurs upon standing quickly.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Abdominal distention, gaseous often results from overeating or from swallowing air, but can be a sign of a more serious medical condition, such as bowel obstruction. Eating certain foods such as legumes (beans) can cause abdominal distention due to intestinal gas.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
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