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what are some of the reasons someone's legs feel heavy when they are falling asleep?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Normal: As your body shuts down for sleep, muscles start the process before the brain is completely asleep, so they feel heavy or paralyzed.

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