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Numbness in Fingertips: Causes and Treatments

There are neurons in your spinal cord that help carry sensations to the brain. If your nerve is damaged or the blood supply to these nerves is limited, you may experience numbness.This may happen when you somehow compressed your nerves while sleeping or being in a particular position for a …

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Numbness in Pinky Finger

Nearly everyone has experienced the pain of hitting their “funny bone,” along with the tingling sensations it causes that run down the arm and into the pinky finger. Within a few moments, the sensations fade and are quickly forgotten. However, sometimes the same pain, tingling and numbness in a pinky …

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Pinched Nerve in Shoulder Blade

A pinched nerve refers to a condition where too much pressure is applied to the tissue surrounding the nerve, including a bone, muscle or cartilage. A pinched nerve is sometimes very pain and uncomfortable, especially when it affects the shoulder blade. This article will introduce a pinched nerve shoulder blade, …

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Pinched Nerve in Shoulder Blade

A pinched nerve refers to a condition where too much pressure is applied to the tissue surrounding the nerve, including a bone, muscle or cartilage. A pinched nerve is sometimes very pain and uncomfortable, especially when it affects the shoulder blade. This article will introduce a pinched nerve shoulder blade, …

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Causes and Treatment for Uncontrollable Shivering

Uncontrollable shivering is often associated with exposure to cold or rapid shifts in temperature. However, there are a lot of other possible causes of chills. Severe, long-lasting shivering may be a symptom of some medical condition that needs more than just a blanket, but immediate medical treatment. Causes and Treatments …

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Sympathetic Nervous System

How does your body respond to stressful situations? Have you ever wondered why your heart suddenly beats rapidly and you break out into a sweat when you encounter some form of danger? It’s almost an automatic response that occurs whenever you sense a threat, whether it is just a potential embarrassing …

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Pressure Points for Migraines

Vascular imbalance and excess muscle tension can cause irritations and pains above the neck. Strain in these areas may also lead to headaches and migraines. Many people rely on OTC pain relievers but these medicines offer temporary relief. However, you can alleviate pain and tension through reflexology and acupressure. It …

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Shooting Pain in Head

Everyone experiences shooting pain in head at some point in their life; it is most commonly called a headache. Minor headaches are able to be relieved by using over the counter pain medications, ingesting some form of caffeine, or getting some sleep. However if you have a more severe headache …

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Hands Fall Asleep While Sleeping

Sometimes you may wake up with a tingling feeling in your arms. The feeling disappears after a short while and is not a sign of any circulatory or neurological condition. However, this feeling could be a symptom of a stroke or ulnar nerve entrapment if it is frequent. You should …

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