How To Treatment For Facial Tingling
It is very common to experience a tingling sensation that overtakes your feet, hand or face. In most of the cases tingling in limbs happen due to sleeping for prolonged hours on either of the limbs or sitting in the same position while writing on reading. This condition is termed as paraesthesia which may be an outcome of injury or trauma to the peripheral nervous system. When the nerve is compressed or pinched the transfer of the signals is hampered, delayed or slowed and affects the capacity of brain. In order to overcome this your brain response through the sensations of tingling and numbness. In other words, numbness and tingling is the first symptom of nerve injury.
Temporary numbness ormild tingling sensation marked by the feeling of pens and needles are relieved soon as the pressure on the associated nerve is released. In the case of transient paraesthesia due to nerve compression the symptoms resolves on its own. For the people suffering from neurological disorders sensory issues are very common. However, there is partial clarity in the cases of facial tingling. In all facial injury is the Trigeminal nerve is mechanically compressed or stressed. This condition causes the facial skin to become numb and there is a skin crawling sensation that comes without pain in initial stages. Later the facial pain is predominantand the disorder is termed as Trigeminal Neuralgia.
What Causes Facial Tingling
Facial tingling is not a disease but a symptom or disease of nerve or nervous function. Facial tingling may be caused due to vitamin B6 deficiency, damage to the posterior part of the brain stem, improper blood circulation, and malnutrition in chronic alcoholics, pregnancy and lactation, 5-6% dehydration and in individual receiving a chronic hemodialysis. A few medicines that may cause facial tingling include isonazid, phenelzine and pencillaine. Medical conditions that are related to nervous system are compression of Trigeminal nerve, sarcoidosis, autoimmune disorder, encephalitis, injury to facial region and dental region, transverse myelitis and a vascular lesion or tumour that puts pressure on brain or spinal cord.
What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of Facial Tingling
Facial tingling is characterized by tingling and numbness on the face. It may be accompanied with other symptoms such as pain or insensitivity in the facial region.
What Are The Natural Ways To Reduce Facial Tingling
Let us look at the natural ways to reduce station tingling.
Drink Turmeric Milk –
Turmeric contains curcumin which has anti-inflammatory properties. It can resolve facial tingling. Drink a glass of warm turmeric milk everyday before going to sleep.
Consider Taking Vitamin B6 Supplements –
Deficiency of vitamin B6 may be associated with the nerve damage and tingling. Foods rich in vitamin B6 include peanuts, soya bean, oats, bananas, milk, poultry, pork, wheat germ and fortified cereals. Consider taking Vitamin B6 supplement after consulting your doctor.
Meditation is capturing your attention to the present and open the do to acceptance and consciousness. Which is one of the best way to combat stress and relax your body. There is no direct link between facial tingling and meditation but practicing mindful meditation helps you to manage depression, stress and pain.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy –
Cognitive behavioral therapy is a sensory training that helps the affected patient understand the alterations in the nerve impulses that is being transferred.
Ginko Biloba Extract –
Ginko Biloba extract is rich in antioxidants and neuro protective properties. It fights free radical damage and reduces the nerve damage. The recommended intake of Ginko Bilbo extract is 120-240 milligrams per day.
Complications Of Facial Tingling
Facial tingling may be associated with many underlying diseases. True long facial tingling will lead to severe complications. To reduce the potential risk of paralysis and permanent nerve damage appropriate treatment is required.
When To See The Doctor
There are a number of reasons that cause tingling sensation in your face. See your doctor if there is sudden appearance of tingling sensation, if tingling sensation is restricted to one side of the body or if the facial tingling in persistent.
All the above times maybe signs of impending stroke so it is better to seek a medical health as soon as possible.
What Is The Medical Treatment For Facial Tingling
Treatment of facial tingling depends upon the cause of the condition. In most of the mild conditions you may try the natural treatment discuss in the article below as these conditions are generally harmless and do not involve pain. While conditions dissolve on it own spontaneously. However if your condition is severe you need to seek professional help. To relieve your symptoms your doctor may prescribe corticosteroids. In case you suffer from panic or anxiety attacks, consulting a mental health professional will help you to ease the mental symptoms.
Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta: Professionally a homeopathic doctor and a dietician Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta is passionate about writing health and parenting blogs. She believes in holistic approach towards health and well being.