Having fingers or even entire arm numb is something that one in ten people in the world has experienced ever. That feeling might be temporary like the result of ordinary fatigue or a sign of more serious problems.
So here is some information that will help you understand what your body is trying to tell you when you get that tingling feeling.
Tiredness and Fatigue
Manifestation: Whenever we lift heavy things and place our wrists in an uncomfortable posture, we raise the pressure on the nerves located close to the surface of the skin. This leads to tingling sensation on the surface of all the fingers
What to do: Be sure to get enough sleep and general rest or can enjoy a massage.
Lack of Vitamins
Manifestation: Scarcity of certain vitamins such as vitamins E, B1, B6 and B12) can often cause a tingling sensation in the fingers of the left hand or in the left leg.
What to do: Work to revive the balance of vitamins in your body. It’s worth consulting a specialist to determine the right dose. An excess of certain vitamins also has negative side effects.
Damage to the Spine
Manifestation: Various problems of the spine make themselves known through the little finger of the left hand. This is the result of too much pressure on and harm done to the nerves.
What to do: Stretch your back as often as possible. Try to do some yoga, gymnastics or swimming. Avoid spending a long time in sitting position.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Manifestation: Carpal tunnel syndrome is often expressed through the thumb, index and middle finger. Due to certain actions that are repeated again and again as part of person’s job or lifestyle, tendons can swell up causing numbness in the hand.
What to do: Simple gymnastics and stretching of the joints.
Problems with blood circulation
Manifestation: Numbing of the fingertips on the right hand can occur because of pressure on the surface nerves. This also can be trauma to the hand or shoulder joint. Tingling in the right hand can also be the result of certain cardiovascular diseases, which have an effect on the general flow of blood to the extremities.
What to do: Go for walks or do gymnastics to improve the health of the blood vessels. More serious problems with blood circulation require the intervention of medical professionals.