When you are working in your garden and press your finger to a thorn, you will feel pain warning you that you will get hurt. The nerve will signal to the brain to pull back to avoid injury. However, with a damaged nerve, you could be getting that pricking pain without a thorn pricking your finger, or you may not feel the pain when the thorn presses into your skin, and you will end up hurt. 



Nerve damage would either heighten sensitivity or reduce it. Both affect critical body functioning like; balance and sensation. Unfortunately, in most cases, this might be a condition that will require monitoring and managing over a long time, depending on its origin, but sometimes, it might come and go.


Muscle Support

Nerve pain could be the results of compressed or pinched nerves in your wrist causing numbness. A dislocated spinal disk could put pressure on nerves causing pain or numbness. Pregnant women are also prone to such discomforts due to their changing structure; stretching skin, extra fluid, and growing baby. The use of splints could reduce these discomforts. If it is in the hands, a splint keeps the hand in a resting position reducing pressure on the median nerve. The point is to avoid straining the muscles and causing more damage to the nerves.


Origins of Discomfort

One of the most common contributors to tingly hands is high blood sugar. It is commonly known as diabetes and in some instances would be untreated and manifests through symptoms like- urinating a lot and being very thirsty a lot of the time. Managing a balanced blood sugar level will prevent nerve damage. It would be useful to get checked to start an early intervention. 


Autoimmune diseases like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis cause the immune system to attack its own body, including the nerves. The use of antiretroviral drugs by HIV patients also affects the nerves. Nerve damage is however not limited to these ailments, infections, and drugs but could go further, even Lyme disease, hepatitis B, and more. Kidney failure is a common contributor and tumors (cancerous or non-cancerous). The tumor could be pressing into the nearby nerves leading to the numbing. 


Cancer patients who have undergone chemotherapy are also likely to get occasional nerve pains. All that aside, nerve pains could be an indication that some nutrients are deficient from your body (vitamin D and B12), in which case administration of supplementary should revive the body and gradually restore its strength.


Care for the Injuries

Therefore, if you are having nerve pains, the crucial step is to identify the root cause for these, therefore, helping when it comes to deciding the best ways of treating or managing the pains. Nerve pains are mostly an indication of an underlying condition, so when addressed early, it could save you a lot of distress and money. 


The aim is to have sustainable solutions that are free of complications. If you are experiencing chronic joint and muscle pain, engage your doctor, and get a subscription. You could supplement this with the use of ice or heat on the inflaming muscle and resting a lot so that the muscles can regenerate. 



Apply capsaicin on the inflamed parts at least once in an hour. This ointment stops the nerve endings from sending pain signals relieving pain for some time. You can learn more about this from managing nerve pain guides that are available online. For a more effective and healing process, get a certified practitioner to explore your neurohormonal pathways through acupuncture. This involves inserting fine needles into acupoints on the skin, stimulating the natural painkilling chemicals. Make this a common practice, and you will feel the outstanding results. Frequent massages will help your body heal faster and in a more natural way because it will be helping the muscles relax.


Healing is a Process

As the healing process continues, you can gradually start incorporating physical exercise. Stay keen so that you do not overstrain any muscle when stretching, go only as far as you are comfortable. Yoga is recommended for this exercise. Yoga focuses on the inside out of the mind and body, which is just what you need to aid in the healing of your nerves. Simple engagements like taking a walk or swimming will be enough exercise for the muscle. Avoid at all costs, being in a seat for too long. If the nature of your job is as so, stand for a stroll now and then. Staying in a sitting position for too long will prove deteriorating.


As you do all these, make sure your diet is suitable for your healing needs. Always take a balanced diet, eat foods like fish and greens. Take lots of water and avoid degenerating drugs like alcohol and nicotine. Generally, maintain a healthy lifestyle and while incorporating the steps listed above, guaranteed healing for damaged nerves without much of a complication. Rest up!

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