What Are The Causes of Neuropathy?

There is no one single cause of neuropathy, but a variety of factors can contribute, including exposure to toxins, diabetes, genetics and inflammation.

Here are some common symptoms of neuropathy and ways to prevent them or you can visit Texas Nerve And Spine official website for more information about neuropathy.

1. Painful sensation or tingling in your feet and ankles. 

2. Numbness or weakness in your hands and fingers.

3. Difficulty walking or climbing stairs.

4. Trouble swallowing or speaking clearly. 

5. A burning sensation or pins and needles feeling in your hands or feet.

6. Fatigue and weakness throughout the day.

7. Numbness, tingling and decreased feeling in your legs or feet after sitting for extended periods of time.

8. A lack of coordination, muscle weakness or numbness in your legs and feet when you walk, stand or move around to stretch muscles.

9. Feeling like there is something "stuck" inside your body, due to nerve damage from diabetes (diabetic neuropathy).

Additionally, patients may benefit from regular physical exams and testing to check for underlying conditions that could be causing their neuropathy. Treatment options typically depend on the cause of the neuropathy, but can include therapies such as physical therapy, speech therapy, and medication.

There is no cure for neuropathy, but treatments can help manage symptoms and improve quality of life. Prevention is the key to managing neuropathy, so be sure to keep your overall health in check and avoid factors that can trigger or aggravate the condition.