Sudden cramps in your feet, or a sudden contraction of your muscles, may be transient conditions caused by exercise or dehydration. Sometimes, when lying down, a muscle or surrounding muscles can suddenly twitch and then be accompanied by soreness. If this happens often, your diet should increase your intake of calcium, potassium, and magnesium. Pregnant women must be careful during late pregnancy to increase blood flow to prevent this from happening.
Bend Try to bend your feet and massage the painful area. You can also use cold towels or disinfectant alcohol to relax your muscles. To avoid foot cramps, stretch your feet before going to bed, and then drink a cup of hot milk to add calcium .
This happens mostly to women. Women s core body temperature is lower than men s, so even if they are healthy, they can be sensitive to cold. If a woman over 40 years old has cold legs, it may be hypothyroidism because the thyroid gland regulates body temperature and metabolism. In addition, poor circulation is one of the reasons.
Lameness is a sign of damage to your nerves or muscles, and this damage can continue to your back, shoulders or neck. Some medications used for chemotherapy can also cause the front of the foot not to lift when walking or standing. It is also accompanied by pain and stiffness. Sometimes this pain occurs in the lower calf or lower back.
Iliac circulation is not smooth, usually caused by vascular disease. This occurs when the heart cannot supply enough blood to the foot due to arteriosclerosis. Insufficient blood supply can also cause people to feel the pulse of their feet. When standing, the feet may be bright red or blackish; when rising, the feet will immediately turn pale.
In cold weather, Raynaud s disease causes the limbs to appear white first, then turn green, and turn red before becoming natural. It may be due to vasospasm in these areas. Raynaud s disease also causes discoloration of the fingers, nose , lips and earlobe. Women and people who often live in cold climates are susceptible to Raynaud s disease.
This is a manifestation of anemia. Caused by insufficient hemoglobin, an iron-rich protein found in blood cells that carry oxygen. Internal bleeding (such as ulcers) or severe irregular menstruation can also cause anemia. When anemia occurs, the same happens with nails : the color and nail bed appear pale. And the nails are fragile and the feet always feel cold. Fatigue is the primary symptom of anemia. Other symptoms include shortness of breath, dizziness, or headache while standing.
This is the main manifestation of diabetes. Elevated blood glucose levels can cause damage to the nerves in the feet, manifested by scratches, cuts, or irritation caused by stress or accidental friction. Other manifestations of diabetes include frequent thirst, frequent urination, fatigue, blurred vision, hunger or weight loss.
Undiagnosed stress fractures are a common cause of foot pain and often manifest as pain in the sides of the foot or in the soles of the feet. This is usually caused by reduced bone mass, malnutrition, including vitamin D deficiency, difficulty in absorbing calcium, or anorexia.
The clubbing fingers (including fingers) are a common manifestation of lung disease, including pulmonary fibrosis and lung cancer. Heart disease and gastrointestinal diseases are also related to this.
It may be gout, a type of arthritis, usually caused by too much uric acid. Uric acid is usually found in lower body parts, and the coolest part of the body is the big toe farthest from the heart. Gout is more likely to occur in men between the ages of 40 and 50 and in postmenopausal women.
Both feet are unconscious, which is caused by peripheral neuropathy. There are many causes of peripheral neuropathy, but the two leading causes are diabetes and alcohol abuse. Chemotherapy is another reason. What s more serious is that this numbness extends to the hands and makes you feel as if wearing gloves.
See a doctor to find out why. Although there is no cure for peripheral neuropathy, pain symptoms can be relieved with analgesics and antidepressants.
Although the skin on your face or hands is often dry, don t neglect the dry skin on your feet. Because fungal infections usually start with dry, itchy skin, which later develops into inflammation and blisters. When there are blisters, the infection can spread.
If it is not serious, wash your feet often and let them dry thoroughly. You can use foot powder in shoes and socks. If there is no improvement after 2 weeks or the infection is more serious, you can ask your doctor for an antifungal medicine .
Rheumatoid arthritis, usually a joint disease first felt by small joints such as toes and finger joints, pain is usually accompanied by swelling and stiffness, and the pain is symmetrical. Rheumatoid arthritis is more common in women, and the prevalence of women is four times that of men.
The skin disease of most patients with psoriasis is that the nails have many small holes, which can be deep or shallow. But three-quarters of the patients with psoriatic arthritis suffer from joints and skin, which usually appear as slick nails with acne scars.
Whether it is psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis, there are many drugs to treat it. If treated early, the nail bed can be restored.
This is caused by a fungal infection under the nails. People with onychomycosis are usually unaware and will remain undetected for years. However, this infection will soon spread to all toenails and even fingernails, causing the nails to smell bad and darken. People with diabetes , people with circulation problems and immune system problems are susceptible to the disease. If elderly people have problems walking, it may also be the problem, but it is not easy for people to notice.