Best Home Massage Tools for Muscle Pain Relief

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Muscle pain is a common issue that many people face, especially after a long day at work or an intense workout. While there are various ways to alleviate muscle pain, one effective method is through massage. However, not everyone has the time or budget to go to a professional massage therapist regularly. This is where … Read more

The Benefits of Weighted Blankets for Fibromyalgia Symptoms

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Introduction: Weighted blankets have become increasingly popular in recent years for their ability to provide a comforting and calming sensation. For those suffering from fibromyalgia, the benefits of these blankets may extend beyond just relaxation. You may think to yourself, well isn’t this just a heavy blanket? No, the science around weighted blankets is growing. … Read more

Paresthesia: One of Fibromyalgia’s Nastiest Symptoms

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Fibromyalgia is a medical condition that primarily affects the musculoskeletal system of the body, leading to severe and sometimes incapacitating pain throughout the body. This condition is prevalent, affecting over 5 million individuals in the United States alone. While both genders can be affected by fibromyalgia, it appears that women are more likely to be … 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

What Causes Numbness and Tingling in Fingers?

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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

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

Can Obesity Cause Paresthesia?

Can Obesity Cause Paresthesia

Paresthesia is the sensation of burning, prickling, or numbness that often occurs in the hands, feet, arms, and legs, but can also occur elsewhere. Nearly everybody has experienced parasthesia at one point or another in their lives, typically after lying on their arm or other limb in a way that placed sustained pressure on a … Read more