Nerve typesPeripheral neuropathy affects various possible nerve types, such as motor, sensory and autonomic nerves.
Autonomic nervesThese nerves control the body systems such as the digestive or cardiovascular system. Autonomic neuropathy causes problems such as heart rate and blood pressure.
Motor nervesThese nerves allow strength and movement. Damage occurs in the feet and hands due to damage .
Sensory nervesThese nerves regulate the feeling. The patient experiences tingling, pain, numbness or weakness in the feet and hands due to nerve damage.