About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Compression of median nerve as it passes through carpal tunnel in to palm side in the hand is treated as carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). This compression in the median nerve can be caused due to several health problems like rheumatoid arthritis, edema, lupus, Thyroid disorders like hypothyroidism and so on. This condition is also commonly seen in conceived women.
Repeated hand and wrist movements causes swelling in the membranes surrounding the tendons and lead to CTS. Carpal tunnel is a small space in your wrist and it also acts as a passageway in the hand and when this median nerve gets compressed or pinched it lead to numbness and pain in the hand and fingers. CTS is most commonly seen in women than in men. CTS can affect one hand or both the hands.
Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Due to this carpal tunnel syndrome people experience numbness and tingling in their hand and these symptoms are severe at night times. People also experience burning sensation and pain in hands and fingers along with numbness, itching and tingling. Individuals with CTS experience these symptoms especially in thumb and next two fingers of it and the symptoms can also be seen in half of the ring finger.
The symptoms of CTS get severe when your hand is kept in same position for long periods. When this CTS condition gets severe people also experience these symptoms during day times also.
Though carpal tunnel syndrome is not a dangerous and life threatening disorder, but if left untreated, when the nerve gets damaged and condition gets worst, it can lead to long lasting numbness and weakness in the muscles and fingers. Homeopathy treatment woks significantly in controlling the pain, numbness and stiffness in your hand and fingers.
Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused due to several conditions like work conditions, health conditions and injuries. Here is the list of conditions or causes of carpal tunnel syndrome
- Injuries to the wrist or arms
- Broken wrist bone and growth of new bone from healing bone.
- Repetitive actions and use of wrist and arms.
- Growth of tumor or cyst in carpal tunnel
- Kidney disorders
- Fluid retention in conceived women and also during menopause
- Excess use of vibrating hand tools
Few factors like age, gender i.e. being women, family history, excess intake of salt and high BMI acts as risk factors and increase the risk of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Homeopathy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Homeopathy uses natural remedies which provide relief from swelling and tingling sensation. Homeopathy treatment for CTS is safe and free from side effects as it uses natural substances in the treatment like pills and other liquid mixtures.
Homeopathy professionals also provides few carpal tunnel control tips like taking frequent breaks from work, relaxing your wrist and others like improving position and so on. These homeopathy tips for carpal tunnel are safe and helps to avoid further worsening of the condition. It provides quick relief and also improves immune system.