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Numbness feellings in lower part of arms nd hands is due to increase of sugar or decrease of sugar?

Lower part of arm and hands

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To my knowledge as a layman,numbness in the arms means either the nervous system or blood circulation in the affected parts is impaired.Doctors can pinpoint the reason after examination and studying the history of your diabetic condition.They may suggest physiotherapy and changes in diet.

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You may open the link below and read a related article

mayoclinic.org/symptoms/num...

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If there is numbness that might be due to low blood flow current level in the limbs. Also doctor might suggest you to get your B12 levels checked as its deficiency can cause numbness and tingling sensations.

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Diabetic complications has this problems.Diabetic neuropathy results after long suger problems.so taking medicine mostly Bcomplex may reduce this.Alpha lipoic acid may help to reduce the problems.But main culprit is weak control of suger which has to sorted out.

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Diabetic neuropathy is due to the damage to the small vessels. Peripheral nerve cells will not get nourishments through the blood circulation.

* Exercise (walking) for 30 minutes daily.

* Check your blood sugar daily and avoid the foods that cause high blood sugar.

Your numbness of hands may be due to carpal tunnel syndrome. If it is diabetic neuropathy, your legs will also be affected.

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that causes numbness, tingling and other symptoms in the hand and arm. Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by a compressed nerve in the carpal tunnel, a narrow passageway on the palm side of your wrist.

Consult a neurologist.

Links:-

ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/Pat...

mayoclinic.org/diseases-con...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carpa...

medlineplus.gov/ency/articl...

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Agree with Mr Gangadharan Nair. Along with walking do some excercise which will activate legs and hands, such as clapping, movement of hands up- down, sideways and legs, too. My advice is based on self experience.

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From my experience numbness and tingling occurs when the sugar readings are fluctuating. First and foremost control your sugar and then ofcourse Exercise and yoga can do wonders.

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I too agree with Thiri

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What is yourA1 c - last 3 times?I suggest get blood test - Glycomark - if available.

For next two weeks - check BS two hours after meal- and report here

You may also want to check your eyes and kidney function.

Diabetic Neuropathy- nerve damage usually affects feet first - how ever - you may be exception

Take B1, B4, B6, B12, and ALA supplements

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May be vitamin b12 deficiency. I had this problem, but b12 supplement cured it.

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There could be a myriad of causative factors which very probably include chronic high BG which together impair blood circulation. To mitigate the latter condition, do the apana mudra for/with your both hands - 45 min. Thumb tip should touch the tips of 3rd & 4th fingers at the same time - this will help bring down the prana, that often gets stuck in the upper torso, down to the lower part of the body. It would be even better if you could also visualize the prana descend to the soles. You can break the 45 min duration into 3 sessions of 15 min each and it helps if you could combine both with the tree asana at the same time too. I would watch the tv while doing this - helps to break the boredom. Doing the apana mudra every day is a must for diabetics. Check out the youtube videos on apana mudra here : youtube.com/results?search_...

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