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Right Leg Falling Asleep
I have gotten vibrating feelings in my left shin and knee, those finally went away, now my right leg is falling asleep/tingling throughout the day.
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?
It's not normal: Most commonly people's arms or legs "fall asleep" after they have been resting in a position that compresses the sensory nerves to the respective area (s). If this is happening when your not in particular positions that are "squeezing" on your arms and/or legs, then follow up with your doctor. ...Read more
Could being tall (6'4) have anything to do with my legs falling asleep when sittin on the toilet?
Tall legs go to slee:
You are compressing some nerves to you legs and they do not get enough blood so they do not work right.
But would get taller toilet. And sit there less. You don't want to get up and not be able to stand and fall and drop your phone or book in the potty. ...Read more
Y leg keep going num and falling asleep and takes like five to ten minutes to come back in what does this mean I also was dinose with spinal problems?
RLS symptoms: Rls causes a strong urge to move your legs. This urge to move often occurs with strange and unpleasant feelings in your legs. Moving your legs relieves the urge and the unpleasant feelings. People with RLS describe the unpleasant feelings as creeping, crawling, pulling, itching, tingling, burning, aching, or electric shocks. See http://www. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/health/health-topics/topics/rls/. ...Read more
Hypnic jerks: The movements described are called hypnic jerks ANS not rls. ...Read more
Movement: Keep rotating or re-adjusting your legs and massaging or rubbing could help stimulate the nerves and muscles of your legs to keep them 'awake'. ...Read more
My boyfriend, 39, white, has vitiligo. His legs jerk really bad all night every night and are never still after falling asleep. Why?
Restless leg syndrom: Can be detected through a formal sleep study and once diagnosed, can be treated. ...Read more
My 3-yr-old complains of pain inside his leg every other day or so, usually after sitting (sounds like his leg is "falling asleep"). Should I worry?
Leg pain: Change sitting positions and see if he still complains. If so, seek care from his primary care doctor. ...Read more
See your doctor.: Could be a nerological or vascular deficiency which is important, and could worsen over time. ...Read more
Am feeling my heartbeat in my legs and arms very strongly. IT s keeping me from falling asleep.. what could this possibly be?
High blood pressure: Monitor your BP and heart rate and its regularity. If normal, try breathing exercises and simple meditation ...Read more
Legs/arms falling: Asleep are from pressure on nerves or decreased blood flow, in that order. Numbness and tingling from nerve pressure is common during sleep when we don't move much. The numbness etc is temporary malfunction of the sensory part of the nerve. Temporary floppieness is a malfunction of the signals sent from the spine to the muscles. As long as its temporary, it's normal. ...Read more
Hypnic jerk: It is called a hypnic jerk, and is very common. It is harmless except as you noticed already wakes you up. Some people theorize that being overly tired or stressed tends to bring it on. ...Read more
I have a lot of problems falling asleep due to twitchy legs. Is this restless leg syndrome or something else?
Possibly: This is not entirely an unusual complaint, but when repetitive leg restlessness interferes with sleep it can add to daytime fatigue, concentration problems, anxiety, and other poblems. A medical evaluation to make sure there are not any metabolic or other deficiences, avodiance of cafeine/coffee, good tretchign and exercise should be tried - but if these don't work a sleep study would be in order. ...Read more
Been experiencing leg and feet jerks for a few weeks now. It's an involuntary jerk. Also happens when falling asleep. On Lexapro (escitalopram) 20mg for 2 month help?
If its both feet: And occasional don't worry. If its just one leg / foot (the same one) you need to get an EEG. All antidepressants lower the seizure threshold a bit. Focal seizures are more likely to occur as one transitions from one stage of sleep to another. If its preventing you from getting restful sleep see your doctor for an evaluation and a sleep study (periodic limb movement). ...Read more
Red small spots appear and disappear on my left leg. It's the same leg that always starts cramping up and falling asleep.
HIves?: The rash sounds typical for hives (transient or migratory red/slightly raised often itchy). When hives are associated with underlying muscle pain or neurological symptoms such as numbness/tingling, then one must think of immune complex disease, which affects blood vessels and can sometimes be localized. This should be examined by your doctor, dermatol, or allergist. Bringing photos will help. ...Read more
I have an issue with my legs. They are always sore and often one leg or both feels as though it is falling asleep but they never actually fall asleep?
See your doc...: This could be a sign of a problem with blood flow or the nerves, and warrants an evaluation by a healthcare professional! ...Read more
Is my legs falling asleep, when sitting certain ways, and then my feet and ankle being temporary paralyzed for maybe a minute or so, normal?
My girlfriend's (30yo) right leg falls asleep multiple times a day. She says her hands and feet are usually cold. What could be causing this?
What causes muscles to jerk involentarily? My neck, arms, stomache, legs contract. Not painfull. When I am awake and falling asleep.
See your doc: There can be multiple reasons. Best to see your doc for evaluation. ...Read more
I am experiencing night time leg twitching/jerking movements. What is causing this? This prevents me from falling asleep. What can I do
During that interval between wakefulness and sleep there is some normal shifting around of arms and legs. This does not normally require treatment.Anxiety can make these movement more pronounced and when anxiety is treated they lessen and sleep comes more quickly.
Sometimes however when the restless movements are very bothersome they represent restless legs syndrome (rls) and need meds. ...Read more
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