Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a medical condition in which the median nerve is compressed at the wrist causing symptoms like tingling, numbness, night time wakening, pain, coldness, and sometimes weakness in parts of the hand.
Dietary changes can provide the body with the necessary nutrients needed to repair nerves and help reduce inflammation.
With this, pressure on the nerve can be reduced, thus allowing it to heal.
Certain vitamins and nutrients can also be taken to repair nerve damage, such as amino acids, vitamin B complex and hypercium (an extract of St. John’s wort).
No specific vitamin or nutrient has been shown to have a noticeable anti-inflammatory effect, but taking a diverse multivitamin may have a noticeable effect on reducing inflammation in the body.
One could argue that diet and vitamins have a small effect on carpal tunnel syndrome, similar to placebo.
Their effect would certainly be negligible in anything but the most mild of cases.