Four limbs become stiff
1. Four limbs become stiff
Stiff refers to the human body flesh will have no
feeling to cold, heat and pain forfeits in the stimulation of the physical or chemical factor,. The four limbs become stiff is very common in the daily life. If one keeps one kind of posture or the four limbs bearing for a long time , stiff may then appear. but this kind of numb can rapidly vanish in several minutes later without any other symptom. However, the four limbs stiff usually is pathological. Especially when old persons’s hand and foot tingles with numbness, you must take it seriously, for which is the “the signal” of the cerebrovascular disease.
2. Causes and symptoms of four limbs with numbness:
Generally speaking, causes and symptoms of four limbs with numbness are as following:
1) the temporary brain ischemia outbreak (call “small stroke”) - -, due to the cerebrum organization, specially the cerebral cortex ischemia, cerebrum's feeling and the Motor center has had the functionality barrier, which cause the numb at the corresponding spot of the body. The brain ischemia may cause one side upper or the lower limb numb, or half-length numb, and generally lasting from several hours to several days. If without immediate cure, it may develop to paralyzed sickness, even endanger life. Except that the hands and feet become numb or soft and weak, “the small stroke”will also be accompanied with dizziness, the headache, the blurred vision (to regard thing fuzzy and so on), the hypomnesia (particularly in the near future) as well as the rising or dropping of blood pressure; The hands and feet numb on half side, and the thumb and index finger numbness are the most common.
2) hypertension - -when the blood pressure elevates, the vasoconstriction and the vasopasm of the whole body as well as the thinner lumen will breakout. All of these cause the the reduction of blood supply to the body far-end muscle, accompanying with the end circulatory disturbances, being lack of nutrition for the time being. As a result, four limbs become stiff and fingers and feet to be more sensitive. Numb may only happened to the some fingers and feet after lasting a short time and alleviate by itself. If it occurs frequently, it may be the aura of stroke.
2) for the senior citizen, the retrogression of cervical vertebra and hyperosteogeny make the cervical vertebra's normal dissection position has the variation, the proliferation ossein can oppress the adjacent marrow nerve root. All of these cause the finger not to work numbly, even affects to the forearm or the shoulder,and the symptom will aggravate or reduce with the pate activity.
4) diabetes - - patients with diabetes have the synptom of hands and feet become stiff without fixed points. The reason is that the long-term hyperglycemia leads to the multiple nerve suffered a lot. At the same time, the hand and foot will become stiff and hurt,and the skin has a scalding hot feeling just like an ant line walking. (this sickness should be treated using primary affection primarily)
5) four limbs dispersively become numb - - four limbs are not appear numbly simultaneously but dispersively. This is the result of partial nerve has received the stimulation, such as the alcoholic intoxication stroke, the stupor caused to the forehead nerve stimulation, the senior citizen lean on the upper limb which the walking stick match nerve the stimulation, cervical vertebra sickness caused to be numb, the lumbar nerve stimulation caused leg numb and so on.
6) numb caused by the medicine or the chemical matieral- - catching cold or having diarrhea, or after having taken the berberine or the furazolidone,all of which will cause the hands and feet to be numb; Stay in an environment filled with hydrogen, arsenic, carbon bisulfide for a long time also will cause the hands and feet to be numb.
3.The health management scheme of four limbs numbs:
Acupoints selection and pairing scheme:
1)The uppper limbs stiff:chien ching Quchi,ho ku wai kuan
2)The lower limbs become stiff:huant t’iao-wei chung, ch’eng shan-chieh his
3.The precautionary measures for four limbs being stiff:
Four limbs' blood capillary is the propelling force of the blood circulation. So the genial healthy experts suggest you take some simple exercise to promote four limbs' blood circulation:
For example: the body lies on the floor with the head lying on a pillow made of small circle barrel, then recommend both hands and feet upwardly with the sole paralleling the ground. Both hands and feet begin shiver with such kind of posture. This kind of setting-up exercises does not need to spend a very long time: do once in moring and night respectively , each time takes 1-3 minutes then.
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