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Numbness in the hand and foot while having stress. Reason?

I am occasionally feeling numbness in my left hand & foot , also it happens for a couple of minutes & post this I feel pain in left, It has happened thrice so far & usually occurred when ever I had any stress like working on excel sheets or thinking deeply. Please suggest what it could be. Also my Hb is too low @ 7.7, I am a female, age 26
Asked On : Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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Hi Shalini,

Thanks for writing your query.

Numbness and pain in your hand and foot can be due to decreased blood supply to that part.

In your case this may be due to low hemoglobin.

You should take measures to increase your hemoglobion.

Eat green leafy vegetables, jaggery, pomergranate, beet root in addition to fresh fruits and vegetables.

Also get a dose of de-worming done as parasitic infestation in the body can also result in low hemoglobin. Taking iron preparation under medical supervision wil also be beneficial.

You should get yourself examined by a Gynaecologist, if you are having more bleeding during mensturations.

Also get your urine examined for presence of any RBC.

I hope this is helpful to you.

Answered: Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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