Sunday, August 10, 2008

Home Remedies for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

by: Junji Takano
Have you ever heard of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? If you feel some numbness around your hands or palms, consult your physician immediately as these symptoms might lead to serious damage to your life.
Most bedridden patients experienced numbness around their feet or hands in the beginning, thinking that it was just a twist while sleeping or some simple daily usual occurrence. Often, they tell us that the feeling of numbness was just nothing, until time had passed for several years. One day they noticed that they failed to even hold a cup of coffee or else dropping it. Bear in mind that these are all dangerous signs to your health.
In carpal tunnel syndrome, numbness usually occurs at thumb, index, middle finger and half of the ring finger.

There are several and many think that it is caused by repetitive movements of arms and fingers especially among heavy computer keyboard users. Some records show that women during pregnancy and after delivery are more susceptible to carpal tunnel syndrome than others. It is also fairly common in patients undergoing dialysis.
However, according to medical groups, up to this writing, there is no definite answer on the real cause of carpal tunnel syndrome.
What could be the remedy for the thumb and other parts of the fingers that are getting thin or having muscle degeneration? It is quite difficult to answer, and there is also no definite remedy that was found.
According to some patients, solving the pressure of the nerve with surgical operation will correct the condition or numbness. Of course, there are cases that such syndrome disappeared over time without any treatment.

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