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Cold, pins and needles in arms and hands

Discussion in 'Fasting' started by iwilltouchyourcat, Mar 29, 2022.

  1. iwilltouchyourcat

    iwilltouchyourcat LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Hello everyone
    I’ve been doing IF and low carb for a month or so and greatly reduced my bm to now normal levels, plus lost 5kg. I’m feeling a lot better in myself too, more energy etc. but last few weeks I’ve started feeling cold, particularly in my hands and feet, but overnight I’ll wake up with numbness and pins and needles in my arms (particularly if I’ve been sleeping on one of my arms) and in general my arms and hands are feeling numb and pins and needle-y. Last night it was actually a bit painful. Is this normal? My blood pressure readings are ok. No swelling or anything. Just so cold and low key numb and tingly alot.
    Thanks!
     
  2. Juicyj

    Juicyj Type 1 · Expert
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    @iwilltouchyourcat It's best you speak to your GP about those symptoms, best to get a professional's view on that.
     
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  3. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You might want to try some magnesium supplements, that helped me with my 'funny feelings and cramps ', especially the night time ones
     
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