Arms numbness: What are the causes of arms numbness while sleeping

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Arms numbness: What are the causes of arms numbness

Many people feel numbness in arms while sleeping or rarely in a daytime. This feeling is painless but it is noticeable. When the feeling of numbness occur in the arms and legs, is often termed as fallen asleep. This condition is called as paresthesia. The feeling of numbness occurs when you put pressure on arms, which prevent the blood flowing correctly to nerves. Moreover, the poor positioning while sleeping also prevents the proper flow of blood in the body which cause the feeling of numbness. If you feel numbness frequently then you should consult your doctor. This feeling may be a sign of medical concern. (Also read: What are the reasons behind the numb hands)

Arms numbness: What are the causes of arm numbness

  • Vitamin B deficiency
  • Fluid retention
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Diabetes
  1. Vitamin B deficiency

    Numbness in arms caused by the deficiency of Vitamin B
    Arms numbness: Deficiency Vitamin B causes numbness in arms.

    The deficiency of vitamin B in the body, cause many problems like anaemia and tingling. The vitamin B is the main reason for the feeling of numbness in arms while sleeping. The people who, vegetarian or with certain digestive disorders, such as Celiac disease are more prone to vitamin B deficiency. (Also read: Benefits of Vitamin B: What are the health benefits of taking vitamin b)

  2. Fluid retention
    There are many reasons for the fluid retention in the body. The consumption of excessive salt intake and imbalance hormone. The fluid retention in the body causes swelling. Sometimes this swelling disrupts the blood circulation and triggers the feeling of numbness.
  3. Carpal tunnel syndrome
    If you are feeling numbness in the hands along with arms then it may be caused by carpal tunnel syndrome. This occurs when the median nerve is pinched. The main cause of carpal tunnel syndrome can be caused by repeating the same motions repeatedly such as typing on the keyboard.
  4. Diabetes
    People who are suffering from the diabetes are more prone to the risk of nerve damage. This condition called as nerve damage. The diabetic neuropathy is the main reasons for the feeling of numbness.

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You must be aware of the reasons for the feeling of numbness in arms while sleeping. If you are aware of the reasons then you can take precautionary measures at the earliest. You can also read this article in Hindi.

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