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What Happens When Your Arm Falls Asleep?

You wake up in the middle of the night because you’ve been sleeping on your arm. You feel a weird, tingly feeling all throughout that limb. Laci is here to talk to you about why you feel this, and if it could ever be dangerous to your health.

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“You sit too long with your legs crossed or lie with your arm under your head, and when you go to move the limb, it’s tingling with a “pins and needles” sensation. But why?”

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“Ever smack your elbow and feel that crawling, tingly numbness that quickly spreads down your arm and a few fingers? What causes those ‘pins and needles’?”

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“This is definitely a strange sensation — you get up out of your seat, and all you feel from one foot is an uncomfortable tingling.”

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