A 36-year-old female asked:
What can cause numbness/tingling in my hands and fingers? It effects my head too, makes me feel a little cloudy. ;t gets better when I sit but standing it aggrevates, makes me feel weak...?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge answered
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Many possibilities: There are quite a few possibilities for the symptoms you describe - from low blood pressure on standing (with many causes), to anxiety with hyperventilation, to a low calcium level, and peripheral neuropathy. Best to get checked out if this hasn't resolved on its own.
Answered on Jul 25, 2012
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