Category Archives: Peripheral Nerves

Blurry Vision in Diabetes

Eye Problems In Diabetics Diabetes is a state of uncontrolled blood sugar in the blood stream. This affect almost all parts of the body. All tissues are affected, both functionally and structural, to some extent. Common Eye problems Detected in Diabetics Progressive vision loss Sudden loss of vision Having floaters in the eye Double vision […]

Neuropathy Due to Alcohol Abuse- Pain and Numbness in Extremities

Neuropathy Due to Alcohol Abuse- Pain and Numbness in Extremities Alcohol is like a poison. It affects almost all parts of the body, slowly damaging them. Initially, when a person starts taking alcohol, he is not conscious about what this poison is doing inside the body. However, as the period of consumption of alcohol increases, […]

Pain in Extremities With Rash and Eosinophilia H/O Alcoholism

Pain in Extremities With Rash and Eosinophilia H/O Alcoholism Q; I’m inquiring about my mother’s medical issues. She is 56 years old. She had struggled with alcoholism recently, and was hospitalized a few times from complications. She has been sober for approximately 8-9 months. The doctors said that her liver and blood tests show that […]

Tremors

Tremors Tremor is a rhythmic, involuntary muscular contraction characterized by oscillations of a part of the body or the whole body. Causes of Tremors Physiologic Tremors Normal tremors can be detected with sensitive devices and are generally not clinically visible unless there are exacerbating factors. The most common type of tremors for which people will […]

What is Sciatica and How to Manage It?

What is Sciatica and How to Manage It? Sciatica refers to the pain along the large sciatic nerve that runs from the lower back down through the buttocks and along the back of leg. Sciatica is usually caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve from a herniated disc (also referred to as a bulging disc, […]

Numbness in Arm

Numbness in Arm Causes There can be a number of causes for numbness in any of the arms. These include- Cervical radiculopathy. Peripheral neuropathy. Pressure on brachial plexus. Other rare possibility is Carpel Tunnel Syndrome, which is common among computer professionals. However, this causes only forearm numbness rather than involving the whole arm. Cervical Radiculopathy […]