Carpal tunnel is mainly the unusually swelling of nerves present in the carpal tunnel. This may be due to excessive pressure exerted on those nerves. This syndrome is in huge number amongst female population.
Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Person affected by this syndrome shows symptoms such as weakness, numbness and swelling of the hand and wrist. One may experience an electric shock-like feeling in the hand. One may face troubles in holding objects and performing minor manual tasks.
Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
This syndrome is mainly caused due to swelling of median nerves and tendons that may be due to excessive exertion of pressure on them. This syndrome can also follow after an injury of the wrist too. Kidney failure can also cause retention of fluid in the carpal tunnel. This may also be a reason for swelling of the nerves. Overactivity of the pituitary gland or hypothyroidism can also be a reason for causing this syndrome. This syndrome may also occur during pregnancy or even when one is on contraceptive pills. Some women may complain of this syndrome during menopause too. Obesity may also lead to this syndrome.
Remedies for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Eating healthy and nutritious food is the best way to keep away all kinds of disease. The carpal tunnel syndrome can be dealt with by eating less fatty and toxic substances. Apart from the diet, some other tips are also important to avoid the carpal syndrome. One must avoid holding a pen very tightly. Also one must undergo certain exercises. Exercises such as yoga, playing sorts and certain hand and wrist exercise can help in curing and preventing this syndrome. One can apply a heating pad on the wrist. Now days alternative treatment such as acupuncture, homeopathy and herbal medicines can prove to be very useful in treating this syndrome. Meditation can be a good medium to relax your mind and help in regulating the body mechanism. One should consider cleansing of the body too. It can be done by clearing the bowels, liver and gallbladder. While typing on the computer one must maintain a certain angle. Massaging the hand and the wrist can also be very useful in preventing this syndrome.