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Can a pressure wristband aggravate my carpal tunnel or cut off my circulation to my fingers?

Can a pressure wristband aggravate my carpal tunnel or cut off my circulation to my fingers?

Yes: Yes, the wrist band can aggravate carpal tunnel or circulation to the hand, but not likely if the band is removed every few hours. The acupuncture point on the inside wrist is master of the heart 6, which when stimulated will greatly reduce nausea from almost any cause, especially morning sickness. ...Read more

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Circulation (Definition)

1.Movement to and fro or around something, esp. That of fluid in a closed system. 2.The continuous motion by which the blood travels through all parts of the body under the action of the heart. Compliments ...Read more


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It feels like the circulation in my arms is somewhat cut off (like when you have a blood pressure cuff on), but my hands look pink and normal. ?

It feels like the circulation in my arms is somewhat cut off  (like when you have a blood pressure cuff on), but my hands look pink and normal. ?

A good sign: Often times tingling sensations in the arms is related to the neck and shoulders, where many people carry stress. Muscles spasm when they are injured, acutely it chronically and this can lead to compression on the many nerves that supply the arms. A neurologist can confirm with an examination and also check your neck vertebrae to see if imaging is needed to rule out something more concerning. ...Read more

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My finger has been slightly numbn for 8 days .I had cut it and got stiches when I was 15 years old .But would that might be a factor why my finger is numbn ? I do have high blood pressure. But my blood pressure is fine.

My finger has been slightly numbn for 8 days .I had cut it and got stiches when I was 15 years old .But would that might be a factor why my finger is numbn ? I do have high blood pressure. But my blood pressure is fine.

Nerve damage from: the cut earlier in your life is a possibility. Please as your doc to take a look. Glad to hear your bp is fine and the numbness is slight. Enjoy your good health. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Finger lost blood circulation, what to do?

Finger lost blood circulation, what to do?

RU sure?: If you're right, it's an emergency; to avoid loss of your finger tip - go to an er immediately. (hopefully, you're not correct). ...Read more