Peripheral nerves: all the other nerves. Causes of nerve peripheral neuropathy, include:
* sensory nerves: sensory, such as heat, pain or touch
* motor nerves: control muscle movement
* Automatic nerves: control of autonomic functions such as blood pressure, heart rate, digestion and bladder function
Causes of peripheral neuropathy : nerve damage. Causes of nerve damage can be trauma, infection, systemic or metabolic problems and exposure to toxins.
Some of the most common causes of systemic and metabolic problems are:
nutritional deficiencies: such as vitamin B12, iron, folic acid
excessive alcohol consumption