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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What can I do to improve feet numbness ?

Feet numbness - Only when I've had them up or after getting out of bed. I ve been diagnosed as pre-diabetic In the mornings it feels like I m walking on fake feet or walking on balloons. However, later when I m moving around this goes away. Why ? and What can I do to improve this situation ? Thanks to everyone who responds.
Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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This is due to the disturbance in your blood circulation. It is mainly due to the pressure on the blood vessels and as a result the circulation would be impaired and hence such sensations you would be feeling.

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