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Why do my feet fall asleep when i ride a stationary bike?

Why do my feet fall asleep when i ride a stationary bike?

Feet asleep : This happens because the blood supply to a nerve is being compromised or diminished because of your sitting position or the position of the seat relative to the nerve/blood supply. Try padding the seat or investing in a different seat altogether. Good luck ! ...Read more

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How come my arm falls asleep when I play guitar?

How come my arm falls asleep when I play guitar?

Nerve pressure: Check how you are holding your arm, and especially whether something pressing on an armpit. ...Read more

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How come my legs fall asleep on even short bus rides?

How come my legs fall asleep on even short bus rides?

The: Seats are pressuring the blood flow into your legs, causing the nerve to get prickly, try extra padding on chair. Also, keep in mind spinal stenosis and diabetes can give you similar symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

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Leg falling asleep while driving?

Leg falling asleep while driving?

Go see a doctor: If it happens persistently you should see a doctor to make sure everything it s ok. Sometimes this can be a sign of serious medical conditions.Two things need to be ruled out here- vascular disease , nervous system disease. ...Read more

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Leg falling asleep while sitting crosslegged?

Leg falling asleep while sitting crosslegged?

Normal: Pressure on area decrease sensation. Move leg slowly to wake leg up. Become aware of what position is tolerated. Any problems while sitting or walking? ...Read more

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Broke wrist cast off play football?

Broke wrist cast off play football?

Fx's heal in 6-10 wk: Most fractures treated in a cast, whether fixed by surgery or not, take between 6 and 10 weeks to heal. After a brief period of rehabilitation out of the cast, normal activities can soon resume. Your treating orthopaedic surgeon will no best in your specific case when contact sports such as football can safely resume. ...Read more

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Sore back after falling and hitting head running backward on tennis court?

Sore back after falling and hitting head running backward on tennis court?

Not Uncommon: Obviously age, previous back problems or other musculoskeletal problems could make the fall more serious. Doubt fracture of the spine unless pain excruciatating. Most likely muscle sprain/strain/bruise. Also head injury needs to be watched for. Watch for any headaches, vision changes, nausea or vomitting, or any other neurological complaints. You may need to be looked at by physician. ...Read more

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How could i fall asleep?

How could i fall asleep?

Try use of good : Sleep hygiene. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized ; finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent. ...Read more

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Falling asleep while sitting in lecture?

Falling asleep while sitting in lecture?

Sleep?: Are you getting enough sleep? Everyone who has to sit through multiple lectures has experienced difficult stating awake. Review notes while listening. Many college and professional school professors are not exactly exciting lecturers. ...Read more

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6mo Baby rolled from crawling to back and hit head w/hardwood floor and possibly door frame. Cried a bit, played, fed, fell asleep. Reason to go to ER?

6mo Baby rolled from crawling to back and hit head w/hardwood floor and possibly door frame. Cried a bit, played, fed, fell asleep. Reason to go to ER?

Head: No, especially if the baby is acting fine. Watch for extreme irritability, vomiting in the first 4-12 hrs after any potential injury, and if so then ER. But if the baby was on the floor and rolled and hit head, that mechanism of injury shouldn't be severe. If fell off bed onto hardwood floor, then different story. ...Read more

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For what reason do my legs fall asleep on bus rides?

Poor circulation: May have poor circulation, nerve damage, or neuropathy. If the bus rides are long, get up and move around as much as possible. Also do feet and leg exercises in place, to keep the blood moving. ...Read more

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Big dog hit shin bone about 5 inches below knee. bruised she knocked me down landed on knee, knocked off shoe pain is severe in knee when i bend it.

Big dog hit shin bone about 5 inches below knee.  bruised she knocked me down landed on knee, knocked off shoe pain is severe in knee when i bend it.

Apply ice: See orthopedist if ice doesn't resolve your issue as you may of sustained an injury of some sort. Yu can take an NSAID like Motrin if no contraindication. ...Read more

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Tail bone pain after falling from ski lift months ago?

Tail bone pain after falling from ski lift months ago?

Tailbone: You may have injured your coccyx bone. You need to get a x-ray if it is still hurting. ...Read more