How Do I Know if My Problems are Related to Nerve Damage?

Did you know that there are over 100 types of nerve damage? Knowing this one fact alone can help you understand why nerve damage often goes undiagnosed or misdiagnosed for years in some people! However, understanding doesn’t mean that it makes the hassle or suffering any less bothersome. Because there are nerve endings most anywhere in the human body, nerve damage can manifest in all kinds of different ways, including:


  • Tingling
  • Burning
  • Itching
  • Problems with peripheral vision
  • Numbness
  • Sexual disfunction
  • Pain
  • Paralysis
  • Weakness or atrophy
  • Tics or twitching
  • Too much or too little sweating
  • Constipation
  • Dry eye
  • Dry mouth
  • And many more

When you have nerve damage and the accompanying symptoms

While this list is extensive, it isn’t a comprehensive list. There are other symptoms that can manifest themselves depending on the type of neuropathy you might have. When you relate to some of these symptoms, you might be wondering if nerve damage is what is causing the issues. Nerve damage often occurs in conjunction with some diseases, so if you have a disease and the symptoms above, nerve damage very well be the culprit. Some of the diseases include diabetes, cancer, Lyme disease, autoimmune disorders, nutritional deficiencies, physical trauma/accidents, medications, alcohol use, and other issues.

When you have nerve damage and the accompanying symptoms, often you want a problem solved quickly and by a professional. While some nerve damage cannot be reversed, working often with a neuropathy specialist can help to manage the issues and symptoms. We would love to help you here at Complete Rehab with your nerve damage. Please give us a call today and let’s get started on finding solutions that will work for you!