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A 38-year-old male asked:

Every night, when i sleep, my arms will "go to sleep" or go numb as well. this happens after a short period of time and no matter how i lay.

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 74 years experience
Diet : Commonest cause of this is lousy diet. A good diet is expensive and many people cannot afford it. I have seen this many times, especially in adolescents. Commonest cause is vitamin b1 deficiency caused by taking sugar in all its different commercial forms. It is a sad comment on U.S. Diet.

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