How do you know if youre numb?
The symptoms of emotional numbness include:Losing interest in important, once positive activities you used to enjoy.Feeling distant or detached from others.Failing to access your feelings.Feeling flat, both physically and emotionally.Experiencing an inability to fully participate in life.More items •29 Aug 2019
What is numb feel like?
Numbness describes a loss of sensation or feeling in a part of your body. It is often also used to describe other changes in sensation, such as burning or a pins-and-needles feeling. Numbness can occur along a single nerve on one side of the body, or it may occur symmetrically, on both sides of the body.
What happens when your numb?
Numbness refers to the partial or complete loss of sensation. It can be a symptom of nervous system malfunction. People with numbness may be unable to feel light touch, pain, temperature, or vibration or to know where parts of their body are (position sense).
Can you feel completely numb?
Feeling emotionally numb, or a general lack of emotion, can be a symptom of several different medical conditions or a side effect of some medications. It can cause a sense of isolation or emotional disconnect from the rest of the world. The numbness can be unbearable for many people who experience it.
How do you treat numbness?
Home remediesRest. Many of the conditions that cause leg and foot numbness, such as nerve pressure, improve with rest.Ice. Ice can help reduce swelling that can put pressure on nerves. Heat. Massage. Exercise. Supportive devices. Epsom salt baths. Mental techniques and stress reduction.More items
Can you become emotionless?
1-Being emotionless usually happens after an emotional shock. You may have become this way just to protect yourself and to stay away from further trauma. The lack of emotions could come up when you have had enough of something and being emotionless is just a defence mechanism.