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Poor Circulation In Arms While Sleeping
I may have poor circulation but I notice that my arms often fall 'asleep' while I'm sleeping. Is there a way to minimize this? It's annoying to keep waking up from pin-needle like arms and move to different positions.
My arms/hands are tingly. It has fallen asleep and have poor circulation. What can this be a symptom of? I'm female and 42. I have had this symptom before.
Lots of things: Lots of things can cause symptoms such as this - is it both arms? What makes it happen or is it all the time? ...Read more
Are there any types of herbal or OTC remedy for bad circulation that causes your arm to fall asleep?
Firstly the symptoms are described may not be the result of poor circulation.
If the symptoms are affecting the arms and the legs, mostly presenting as a numbness, I would consider that she may have some underlying nerve compression of the back.
If she did not have risk factors for arterial disease, hypertension, diabetes, elevated cholesterol, or smoking, atherosclerotic changes are unlikely. ...Read more
When I run my arms n legs turns numb and heavy which makes breathing even harder. What cause that? Poor circulation? What do I need to do? Call my pcp
Yes to see your PCP: But most likely you are just a normal person, who has recently started to run/exercise. The symptoms you mentioned are normal in that scenario. Your circulation is normal. As you continue and develop stamina, all these symptoms would reduce considerably. Though do check with your pcp to ensure you are healthy and get some baseline labs. ...Read more
I have had symptom of ulnar nerve compression for 4 weeks in both arms. I suffer from raynauds, could these symptoms be due to poor circulation?
I have been experiencing poor circulation in my arms and feet (cold feet&numb tingling arms). Could it be hypertension?
The party line is hypertension (unless sudden or acute) is an insidious ; chronic medical condition for which no specific symptoms are usually noted by a person. Check out this link of the american heart association:
http://www. Heart. Org/heartorg/conditions/highbloodpressure/symptomsdiagnosismonitoringofhighbloodpressure/what-are-the-symptoms-of-high-blood-pressure_ucm_301871_article. Jsp. ...Read more
When moving my arms over my head or shaking salt on my dinner I get a dizzy / odd movement feeling. Is this def to poor circulation?
Dizzy: Not necessarily due to abnormal blood flow other possibilities too. ...Read more
My mom had a poor circulation test on both legs an arms was straped up tight some blockage in lower legs what kind of machine was that?
Noninvasive vascular: Possibly an abi or plethysmogram. These are noninvasive studies to sort out compromised arterial or venous disease in the lower extremeties. ...Read more
Diminished flow to an extremity can have various causes. Some are occlusive disease to the extremity, injury to the artery, or more seriously disease to the aorta below the affected vessel. A good history and physical as well as documentation of the symtoms and their duration are important. Sometimes invasive testing is necessary, but consultation with your physician is where to
begin.. ...Read more
Recived today propnalol. Written not eat with tyofyllin, weakness, sleep disturbange, poor circulation in artery. I do all of that. Can I eat?
What might cause toes to curl up and seize during sleep, or when horizontal. May be accompanied by numbness & tingling (poor circulation?)?
Probably not: Toe curling is more often caused by muscle cramping. This is usually from fatigue from poor support or faulty biomechanics. Sometimes dehydration or electrolyte imbalance is to blame. Poor circulation will usually cause pain when active rather than at rest. See your podiatrist for a full evaluation. ...Read more
Does sleeping with a pillow between my knees/thighs cause the feeling I have in the morning of achy inner thighs/quads like I had poor circulation?
Positional: Sleeping in a cramped position as you would with pillows betweennyour legs could cause your pain. ...Read more
Carpal T Syndrome is:
More likely your dx, as its a very common problem. Use a wrist brace throughout the day and night would help considerably in improving your symptoms. Its recommended for night time mostly, but I advise it through the day as well, as one can do most activities with it, except some.
If not improving consult your pcp or an orthopod. ...Read more
I have had pain in my left ankle for almost a week, and now I feel like I have poor circulation in my left leg and left arm, is this connected?
No: Very unlikely that pain would lead to poor circulation especially in a 34 year old. You would have to have some heavy risk factors especially smoking to have arterial disease at such a young age. Raynauds can affect ladies your age but not usually in the warm weather. Certainly if your symptoms worsen you should see someone. ...Read more
Bruise on back of left arm poor circulation in that arm due to neck problem should I see a doctor?
If it is red &: Swollen then yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Difficulty standing on two legs. Is this due to anxiety, sleep deprivation, depression, poor circulation, or any other things? Used to squat over 500
Any of those: And plenty of other possibilities -- you should see your doctor. ...Read more
I am getting numbness in face and right arm at night is this due to poor circulation I also have pain in left carotid artery and weak heart?
Concerning: A blockage in the left carotid area can cause numbness, tingling and paralysis of the right side of the body. A vascular surgeon is best qualified to deal with this serious issue and I feel that this should be evaluated urgently. I assume you are already taking daily aspirin and more treatment may be needed to avoid a stroke if there is significant blockage in that artery. ...Read more
I get red arms/hands when its hot, purple when its cold, poor blood circulation or something else?
What to do if I have red arms/hands when its hot, purple when its cold, poor blood circulation or something else?
Could intermittent tingling in both arms and legs lasting for 2 months be caused by poor blood circulation?
Unlikely: More information is necessary like how long the tingling lasts, exact locations of the sensation, what provokes it, etc. This would be a good question to discuss with your doctor as several other things can cause bilateral upper and lower extremity symptoms - such as things related to nerves, medications, toxins, Raynaud's. ...Read more
Lately, right leg has been "falling asleep" faster than usual. I notice it get tingly when I'm sitting. Is it poor circulation? What do I do?
See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
My legs always fall asleep. Many times, it wakes me up in the morning and they are very painful & asleep. Is this a sign of poor circulation?
What should I do if I have to move my limbs for a long time before they wake up, do I have poor circulation or what?
Could be: Do you exercise? How is your weight? ...Read more
My hands and feet are falling asleep often and in positions that are normal. Is it poor circulation? What can I do to stop this?
If my right arm and hand from the elbow down are tingling, is this probably a sign of poor blood circulation?
Cubital tunnel: A more common cause of the described symptoms is compression of the ulnar nerve behind the elbow. Tingling from ulnar nerve goes into the small and ring finger. Try wearing an elbow pad with the pad rotated around to the front of the elbow at night. This keeps the elbow from bending, thereby keeping pressure off the nerve. If symptoms persist, consult with an upper extremity surgeon. Emg helpful. ...Read more
I've gotten into the habit of folding my arms in front of me and sleeping on my side. My arms are not numb in the a.M. But is this bad 4 circulation?
No: If your arms aren't showing any signs, sleeping that way isn't causing any harm. ...Read more
Why do I have bad circulation at 42? I get it in my legs when I sit on the toilet or my hands when I hold them up above my arms, I'm 42
Life-style habits: smoking, alcohol, poor diet, poor posture, obesity
Diseases: Diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol
There are more. You're right to think it is more common in older folk - but you are what we once upon a time thought of a middle aged. I know - if 60 is the new 40, 40 is the new 20! ...Read more