Nerve Pain

Muscle pain in the neck

Nerve Pain vs. Muscle Pain — Is there a Difference?

Surprisingly, yes!

Our bodies are meant to feel some form of pain at one time or another. Whether we want to or not, that’s a different story. Pain can come from a sprained ankle after a run, a burned finger from the stove top or the nagging pain of a headache after a long day of work. Pain is pain and it is not fun.

But, what about nerve pain versus muscle pain? Are we able to tell the difference?

Healthy Eating to Minimize Nerve Pain

6 Food Do’s & Don’ts to Minimize Nerve Pain

I’m sure we’re all guilty of it (I know I am). Taking that last piece of bread at dinner or splurging on a few extra cookies. It’s okay, we’re all human.

But, for those of us living with chronic, stabbing pain in our arms, hands, legs or feet, making smarter eating habits is the difference to reducing nerve pain.

So, before you head out to the market and pick up food for the week, consider the following Do’s and Don’ts to healthier eating.

Nerve Pain

10 Signs You May Be Suffering from Nerve Pain

Where does it hurt?

Your arms, hands, legs or feet? Is your entire body suffering from a stabbing, throbbing or numbness that even the simple act of walking becomes like an everyday chore?

If so, this pain you are feeling is known as neuropathy pain, which is nerve pain as the result of a lack of blood flow to the heart. This can cause certain parts of the body to feel discomfort and pressure making every day activities such as standing, balancing or picking up a spoon near impossible.

But don’t worry, you’re not alone.

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