Avatar universal
Question
Does anyone wake up in the morning with their arms completely numb? If so what have you found to releive the numbness. I've tried differnt types of pillows and nothing has helped. I just always thought this was normal to wake up with numb arms just slept wrong. This was my way of coping I guess. lol
Cancel
5 Answers
Page 1 of 1
620923 tn?1452919248

  It can be the position u sleep in make sure u do not bend ur neck that u r looking down...try to keep ur neck straight...I know hard to do while asleep....

Pillows are important, and u can look thru a few pages of threads here or use the search this community for threads on the topic of pillows.

  The other issue is making sure u do not have low levels of vitamins and minerals...vit D, B12, magnesium and potassium all can play a role in numbness.


   "selma"
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
1663373 tn?1333639589
My ruptured disc in my neck causes that...may want to check your discs.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Avatar universal
Could the numbness be due to carpel tunnel syndrome?  Stress can make you sleep with your hands clenched which can get worse over time and be very painful.  Try wrist stabelizers available at your local pharmacy.  They keep your wrists straight while you sleep so you don't pinch the nerve going through to your fingers.  
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
1903798 tn?1333908888
I also find that whatever part of my body is numb comes back if I change positions.  I often wake up with different parts numb.  Chiari roulet LOL
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
979826 tn?1389039958
on no this is weird but i find if i sleep on my back with my hand rested on my stomach i wake up with my aarms completely numb i dnt no y but i think it may be a blood flow issue?
molly
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Do you know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Answer
Post Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
Avatar universal
Blank
Huskergirl1 joined this community
Welcome them!
Sep 28
620923 tn?1452919248
Blank
selmaS commented on selmaS's status
Sep 17
Avatar universal
Blank
Top Neurology Answerers
620923 tn?1452919248
Blank
Allentown, PA
1306714 tn?1327260680
Blank
muskegon, MI
7530528 tn?1428275172
Blank
TX
Avatar universal
Blank
979826 tn?1389039958
Blank
germantown, MD
Avatar universal
Blank
Chiari Malformation Community Resources