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What is the cause of hands falling asleep for no reason?

What is the cause of hands falling asleep for no reason?

Must be a reason.: Hands actually do not fall asleep without any reason. There is a good reason but it cannot be known without understanding more about your symptoms. When does it occur, when does it not occur? What part of the hand is affected? Is there any muscle weakness? Is the r hand as affected as the left? At the end of the day carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar nerve injury are the most common causes.

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What is the reason that your hand falls asleep, and is it bad?

What is the reason that your hand falls asleep, and is it bad?

CTS: Mostly it is due to carpal tunnel syndrme get emg (electromyogram).

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What could be a reason that my arms keep falling asleep?

What could be a reason that my arms keep falling asleep?

It depends: It largely depends on what portions of your arms keep "falling asleep" and what exactly you mean by that term. Start by discussing this with your primary care physician.

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Help docs! My hands and my foots are always falling asleep. Why?

Help docs! My hands and my foots are always falling asleep. Why?

Tingling: Hand and feet tingling, can be nerve damage or neuropathy. Need to talk this over with your doctor as there are many causes of neuropathy and several respond to therapy very well.

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My mom's hands keep falling asleep out of no where she is 47 what could be causing this?

My mom's hands keep falling asleep out of no where she is 47 what could be causing this?

Nerve impingement: She is having some sort of nerve impingement. Depending on which part of the hand is going numb. She needs to see her physician and be evaluated so that the proper tests and referrals can be made.

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Why dose it feel like my hands are always falling asleep hands fell all numb and tingly?

Why dose it feel like my hands are always falling asleep hands fell all numb and tingly?

Nerve: Source of your symptoms could be at wrist, elbow, shoulder, neck, perhaps due to nerve compression, but maybe an evolving peripheral neuropathy. Get this checked out, as most of these problems are fully reversible.

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Why dose it feel like my hands are always falling asleep hands fell all numb and tingly?

Why dose it feel like my hands are always falling asleep hands fell all numb and tingly?

Perhaps a nerve: You may have acquired carpal tunnel syndrome, which can be associated with keyboard and computer activity. This is due to inflammation of the median nerve at the inner wrist. See a hand specialist.

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I'm wondering why are my hands and feet falling asleep immediately when I lay on bed at night?

I'm wondering why are my hands and feet falling asleep immediately when I lay on bed at night?

? circulation: I am wondering it you have a problem with your circulation. Have you discussed this with your physician?

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Can someone tell me what I should do? My left hand keeps falling asleep, can anybody tell me why?

Can someone tell me what I should do? My left hand keeps falling asleep, can anybody tell me why?

Median neuropathy: It could be median nerve problem. Need to see a neurologist for eval and treatment.

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My left hand keep "falling asleep" when iits not being active. Why is it doing this? It's been happening for about 4 days

My left hand keep "falling asleep" when iits not being active. Why is it doing this? It's been happening for about 4 days

Possible CT Syndrome: Usually this happened mostly at night your hand wake you up and it is numb and you have to shake out, if that what happen most likely this a sign of carpel tunnel syndrome. Check it out.

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Falling asleep while drowsy after lunch for no reason?

Falling asleep while drowsy after lunch for no reason?

Problem: You can have sleep problems from snoring, apnea, restless legs, poor sleep hygeine, anxiety/depression, napping during the day, night seizures, noises in the neighborhood waking you up, bed bugs, waking up to use the bathroom, acid reflux, allergies, or any number of things. I recommend seeing a doctor to get checked out.

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Why do my hands hurt and keep falling asleep?

Why do my hands hurt and keep falling asleep?

Problem neck/back: If both hands (the whole hand) have this recurrent issue, there could be something very wrong with your neck or upper back. Nerve compression problems often manifest with numbness or pain in hands/arms.

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How can I prevent my hands from falling asleep?

How can I prevent my hands from falling asleep?

Sleeping hands: It sounds like you are having tingling in your hands, this is often related to nerve problems in the hands, carpal tunnel syndrome is one form of this. You cannot prevent this if it is happening, but you can see your physician for testing to determine the cause.

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I have slight asthma and I keep falling asleep is there a reason I can't stay awake.?

I have slight asthma and I keep falling asleep is there a reason I can't stay awake.?

Many: But asthma is unlikely to be the cause. Need study in a sleep lab to evaluate sleep disorder such as sleep apnea, narcolepsy etc. A Sleep medicine specialist should be consulted first however.

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What kind of doctor should I go to about my hands falling asleep?

What kind of doctor should I go to about my hands falling asleep?

Several reasons: Could be neurological from carpal tunnel to other nerve compressions in the arm shoulder or neck. If this occurs with color changes it might be a vascular issue possibly raynauds syndrome since ther are some other more serious possibilities too you better talk to a physical medicine or orthopedic specialist about it.

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I have the feeling of electricity on the inside of my hand under thumb similar to hand falling asleep feeling. What is this?

I have the feeling of electricity on the inside of my hand under thumb similar to hand falling asleep feeling. What is this?

May be neuropathy: This may be carpal tunnel syndrome, especially if you do a lot of repetitive movements with your hand (keyboard, tools). I would suggest that you see a neurologist who can do a nerve conduction study which can determine if there is damage.

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What can cause falling asleep while driving for no reason?

What can cause falling asleep while driving for no reason?

Lots of things: Inappropriate daytime sleepiness can be seen with lots of things including:occasional insomnia, effects of prescription or otcmeds, sinus related issues, hormonal issues, lack of food, low blood sugar, etc. Sleep apnea (disturbance of sleep with episodes of low oxygen) commonly has daytime somnolence, unrefreshed awakening. See your doc.

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What can I do about my hands falling asleep? It starts to hurt after a min and no matter what I do it doesn't go away in till its ready.

What can I do about my hands falling asleep? It starts to hurt after a min and no matter what I do it doesn't go away in till its ready.

The: The most common cause of hand pain and numbness is carpal tunnel syndrome. This is entrapment of the median nerve as it goes through the wrist. The median nerve supplies feeling to the palmar aspect of the thumb, index finger, middle finger and in most people half of the ring finger. Pain is typically worse at night. It usually affects both hands with the dominant hand more involved. A tinel sign is present. That is an electric shock feeling when the nerve is tapped at the middle of the wrist. The nerve also supplies the muscles that raise the thumb and bring it across the palm to allow you to pick things up. When cts progresses it can cause pain to radiate from the wrist up the arm and even to the shoulder. It is often seen during pregnancy, resolving after delivery. Arthritic changes at the carpal tunnel can contribute. There is a family tendency because development of cts is related to breadth and depth of the wrist. Early on the symptoms are relieved by wearing wrist splints or forearm massage. Later surgery to give the nerve more room by cutting the transvere carpal ligament relieves the complaints. Contrary to popular belief, using computers a lot does not cause carpal tunnel. The ulnar nerve or funny bone nerve runs down past the elbow and enters the hand through its own tunnel. It supplies the pinky and half of the ring finger. It is most often injured or entrapped at the elbow. Some people have an ulnar nerve that rolls in and out of the channel at the elbow. When that happens the nerve can be compressed by reading while leaning your elbows on the table or even during long phone calls. Emg test is the best way to determine which nerve is causing your problem and how serious it is. Good luck with your problem.

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What could cause my arms and hands to be falling asleep a lot?

What could cause my arms and hands to be falling asleep a lot?

See below: It could be something as simple as hyperventilation, but more serious conditions are possible too. Make an appointment to see your doctor to discuss these issues.

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Why do my arms and hands keep falling asleep? Could this be something serious?

Why do my arms and hands keep falling asleep? Could this be something serious?

Yes: Your arms going to sleep could be due to a pinched nerve in your neck and may be treatable with some pt and meds. I would get it checked out with your doc.

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