I am new to this medhelp site. Once I know more about how it works, I think I am going to learn alot from it. I was diagnosed with dilated congestive heart failure in May of last year with an ejection fraction of 20% and with my meds it went up to 27%. In Dec 09, I got an ICD implanted and I feel alot better.
Anyway, just wanted to mention that I too experience numbness in my arms and hands while I sleep and this has been happening since the CHF diagnosis. I don't recall these extremities being cold or even cool. One of the cardiologist that I've seen said it could be a side effect of the medication Carvedilol. Do you take this pill? It hasn't been happening lately. Not sure if it's because I've started taking this pill, which I take morning and night, with a little food as instructed on the "patient medical info sheet"
(that one gets from the pharmacy). Let me know and thanks.
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