Symptoms of Nerve Damage


Our nerves are very sensitive. If these nerves are damaged, it can result to a condition known as Neuropathy. Metabolic issues, side effects of certain medications and traumatic experiences are just some of the reasons why a certain nerve gets damaged.

This condition is not regarded as a disease and is commonly detected in a group of people where the pre-existing cause cannot be determined. 20 million Americans are currently suffering from this condition. Although that is considered as only fewer than 3% of the total population, it is said that 60% of the public suffering from diabetes are developing neuropathy because of nerve damage.

Since it is hard for a person to distinguish if he/she is having this problem, seeking out medical attention is very important. Even doctors would have a hard time detecting this condition and would usually base their diagnosis through its symptoms. Some symptoms of nerve damage include sensations which are similar with the diminishing flow in certain extremities. For instance, a person may feel mild to severe lack of sensation and stings which can be compared to being pierced by a needle.

Other than that, another indication would be correlated to the limbs of a person. When a person’s limbs start to feel like they are burning hot and cold, then there might be a Sometimes, the muscles could feel like it’s very weary and prickly. Other than that, dull pains are present. These conditions are connected to the decreasing motor coordination of one’s which could lead to paralysis.

Our nerves are the sensitive paths that allow our body to transmit electrical information between our brain and our senses. Our spinal cord has a system of this nerves going out to our senses that makes us feel pain, move and so on. Once these nerves are damage, the functions they do are messed up as well.


Here is what do you need to know about Peripheral Neuropathy