Articles Tagged: cold hands and feet

Paresthesia and Poor Circulation Connection


The feeling of limbs “falling asleep” characterized by numbness, tingling and prickling are known as paresthesia. In most cases, this is relatively mild and has no long term physical effects. Its most commonly attributed to position where a person may lie on their hands or sit on their feet therefore contributing to the sensation

Chilblains and Poor Circulation Connection


Chilblains is a condition that many people have never heard of, even though it is actually quite common. Often confused with trench foot and frostbite, the condition is caused by the exposure of skin to humidity and cold

Diabetic Neuropathy and Poor Circulation Problem

Diabetic Neuropathy

Poor circulation can be caused by a number of things. In otherwise healthy people, it can merely be a result of leading a sedentary lifestyle as in one that lacks healthy amounts of physical activity or exercise. It can also occur from occupations that require long periods of sitting. However, there are serious medical conditions that can result in poor circulation causes as well. Diabetic neuropathy is one of the most feared one

Small Fiber Neuropathy – When Bad Circulation Causes Nerve Damage

Small Fiber Neuropathy

Often times, the causes of small fiber neuropathy are unknown or idiopathic in nature. But the condition, which is characterized by nerve damage to the fibers responsible for autonomous actions within the body are damaged, can often be a result of diabetes possibly as a result of poor circulation

Numbness in Feet and Hands – What Could Be a Reason?

Numbness in Feet

Numbness in feet and hands can be encountered frequently. Those who experience the uncomfortable sensation of hands or feet “falling asleep” or going numb due to pressure from certain positions may find that this sensation appears at other times too, when position is not a factor.