Managing Neuritis (Pins & Needles Sensation)

Dr. Purushothaman
November 28, 2018

Well, these days life has really become difficult to live as many times the stress, overcome the fear levels and it really becomes difficult to handle the situation. Because of extra hypertension in our lives many times there are so many diseases one has to go through.

One such sensation is pins and needles. Usually many people have been fishing such problems while waking up or were walking over doing just nothing. At times when one sits in a same position for quite a longer period of time, then pins and needles are definitely the sensation that one starts falling. The most common way to stay healthy and to not feel the sensation is to do a lot of exercise.

One feels a sensation of pins and needles because the oxygen has not been passed on to that particular muscle and nerve. At times, because of the body part being kept in the same position for quite a long time the circulation stops therefore it really becomes difficult to provide blood to all parts of the body. And so the sensation of pins and needles arises.

Even if you are in having a bad position during your sleep or you're sitting too long in a chair or a bench, then definitely having a pins and needle sensation is quite normal.

If you are suffering from pins and needles and don't worry as this is quite harmless and not to worry about. Many of the time people suffering from blood pressure or any other disease are likely to be in favor of having pins and needles very frequent but definitely without any hazardous consequence.

If you are facing a pins and needles sensation in your body part then make sure that you change the position of your body part or start moving this will help to provide the blood circulation in that part and the oxygen level will be increased.

Well the health tip that we will advise you for not to have pins and needles sensation can be as follows.

There are few sentences and causes of pin and needles sensation


This disease is often called as a pinched nerve. It occurs when the spinal nerve is contracted because of any injury or sitting positions.

Cervical spondylosis

Which is also known as neck arthritis is one of the major known symptoms of having pins and needles sensation. However, these diseases related to the age factor and mostly occur in older people.

Peripheral Neuropathy

This is a disease caused mainly due to the various kinds of malfunctions that happen inside the nervous system. This disease will tend to send the wrong message to the brain, such as the nervous system would be conveying the pain signals when there is no reason for pain. The nervous system will not even send signals of pain at times when the body is experiencing pain. Such a condition happens only due to factors purely based on genetic factors. A person will experience this disease if his/her family has suffered from peripheral neuropathy. Apart from this, other factors that contribute to this disease are high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes. By staying healthy and by following a healthy lifestyle, you will be able to avoid peripheral neuropathy.


This symptom or condition can be only found when the nerve is deliberately pressed.

As it is always asking to eat healthy there for a diabetic patient is always suffering from pins and needles condition. It can also be the condition of having a diabetic neuropathy. This condition only occurs in diabetic one and diabetic to patients with later on damages the nerves.

Other diseases such as

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Cervical Spondylosis
  • Ulnar Nerve Palsy
  • Transient Ischemic Attack
  • Stroke
  • Spinal Cord Injury

The above-mentioned diseases are the result of weak bones and muscular pain. One can do a lot of exercise in order to remove the pain as well as can have vitamin D that can fulfill the amount of calcium level for having strong bones in the body.

There are also other diseases that happened frequently and one feels the pin and needle sensation. However, with regular cardio exercises and propagation of blood one can easily get relieved.

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