Articles Tagged: peripheral neuropathy

Tingling in Toes – Sign of Neuropathy or Poor Circulation?

Tingling in Toes

Tingling in toes and feet is incredibly common. For instance, bad circulation arising from simply lying in certain positions such as sitting on the feet happens anytime that circulation is challenged due to pressure. And, bad circulation can also be caused simply from a sedentary lifestyle

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

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

Tingling in Hands and Fingers When Sleeping – What Is It?

Tingling in Hands and Fingers

Some people are awoken in the night by tingling in hands and fingers. In many cases, this can be attributed to a less than relaxed sleeping position, where the person is either lying on the hands or they are elevated in an awkward fashion

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome and Poor Circulation in Hands

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome and Poor Circulation

The ulnar nerve passes through the elbow, under a bone, in an area that many people refer to as the “funny bone.” It is in this area that cubital tunnel syndrome can occur. Because of its location, there is susceptibility for increased pressure on the sensitive nerve that runs through this area

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Poor Circulation Connection

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Circulation problems affect many people and often times they are a result of lifestyle factors like a lack of inactivity or occupational hazards such as sitting for long periods of time.

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.

Poor Circulation in Feet Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Poor Circulation in Feet

Many times, circulation problems are most apparent in the lower extremities, particularly in the feet. These problems are a result of the flow of blood being restricted, which makes it more difficult for the vital, nutrient carrying substance to get to where it needs to go.