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What is nerve weakness?

Nerves are responsible for transmission of signals in your body. Nerve disorders or injuries to the nerves affect their normal working and result in nerve weakness. Nerve weakness affects a wide range of functioning of your body parts and can result in disabling conditions.

What are its main signs and symptoms?

The main signs and symptoms of nerve weakness are as follows:

  • Pain
  • Pricking or tickling sensation
  • Numbness
  • Loss of sensation
  • Fatigue
  • Muscular weakness
  • Foot drop (inability to elevate the front part of the foot)

What are the main causes?

There can be a number of underlying causes for nerve weakness. These are as follows:

How is it diagnosed and treated?

The signs and symptoms indicate the involvement of nervous system. However, the symptoms of nerve weakness are not very specific; hence, clinical diagnosis is very critical. Study of your medical, family, and occupational history can provide important information to the doctor that can assist in diagnosing the underlying cause. The following diagnostic tests are carried out:

  • Electrodiagnostic tests
  • Sensory and motor nerve conduction
  • F response
  • H reflex
  • Needle Electromyography
  • Blood Investigation for
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • HIV
  • CSF examination (cerebrospinal fluid)

Nerve weakness can be a result of one or more underlying conditions or diseases. Hence, the treatment mainly focuses on curing the underlying disease. Following treatment options are available:

Medications which control pain:

  • Opioids
  • Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS)
  • Capsaicin patches
  • Anti-Depressants.
  • Kinetic therapy for nerve repair and stimulation.
  • Electrostimulation:
  • Transcutaneous electrostimulation (TCES)
  • Electroacupuncture
  • Magnetotherapy: Pulsed magnetic field regenerates nerves by enzymatic stimulation, increased blood circulation.
  • Bio Laser stimulation: Laser radiations can be used to repair the nerves.
  • Facial neuromuscular restraining techniques to treat facial paralysis.
  • Physical therapy exercises to strengthen muscles.
  • Yoga and Meditation to calm down the nerves and strengthen them.
  • Surgical intervention.

To manage nerve weakness, it is important to have a healthy lifestyle and consume a balanced diet.

 

  1. Medicines for Nerve Weakness
  2. Doctors for Nerve Weakness
Dr. Virender K Sheorain

Dr. Virender K Sheorain

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Dr. Sushil Razdan

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Nerve Weakness की जांच का लैब टेस्ट करवाएं

Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)

20% छूट + 10% कैशबैक

Vitamin B6

20% छूट + 10% कैशबैक

Medicines for Nerve Weakness

Medicines listed below are available for Nerve Weakness. Please note that you should not take any medicines without doctor consultation. Taking any medicine without doctor's consultation can cause serious problems.

Medicine NamePack SizePrice (Rs.)
G NeuroG Neuro 75 Mg/750 Mcg Capsule83
Pregeb MPREGEB M 150MG TABLET 10S251
PregalinNORPREGALIN TABLET112
Alnex NTALNEX NT 10MG TABLET104
Pregalin MPREGALIN M SR 150MG TABLET166
Milcy ForteMilcy Forte Tablet0
EngabaEngaba 150 Mg Tablet117
GabaGABA 100MG CAPSULE 10S0
Prosovit PROSOVIT 75MG CAPSULE 10S0
AlfagabaALFAGABA 100MG TABLET 10S79
Mecobion PMecobion P 750 Mcg/150 Mg Tablet68
EzegalinEzegalin 75 Mg Tablet Sr76
GabacapGABACAP 100MG CAPSULE 10S0
Mecoblend PMecoblend P Tablet72
GabacureGabacure 75 Mg Tablet Sr0
GabacentGabacent 100 Mg Tablet0
Neurodin GNeurodin G 300 Mg/1500 Mcg Tablet72
Mecofort PgMecofort Pg Capsule0
Gabamax NTGABAMAX NT 50MG TABLET 10S71
GabafitGabafit 100 Mg Capsule75
GabacipGabacip 300 Mg Capsule0
Neuro GmNeuro Gm 300 Mg/500 Mcg Tablet79
GabanextGabanext 75 Mg Capsule80
GabajetGabajet 300 Mcg Tablet72

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References

  1. Krzysztof Suszyński. Physiotherapeutic techniques used in the management of patients with peripheral nerve injuries. Neural Regen Res. 2015 Nov; 10(11): 1770–1772. PMID: 26807111
  2. Usha Kant Misra et al. Diagnostic approach to peripheral neuropathy. Ann Indian Acad Neurol. 2008 Apr-Jun; 11(2): 89–97. PMID: 19893645
  3. Sumit Kar et al. Nerve damage in leprosy: An electrophysiological evaluation of ulnar and median nerves in patients with clinical neural deficits: A pilot study. Indian Dermatol Online J. 2013 Apr-Jun; 4(2): 97–10. PMID: 23741664
  4. Shri K Mishra et al. The therapeutic value of yoga in neurological disorders. Ann Indian Acad Neurol. 2012 Oct-Dec; 15(4): 247–254. PMID: 23349587
  5. National Cancer Institute [Internet]. Bethesda (MD): U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Nerve Problems (Peripheral Neuropathy) and Cancer Treatment.
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