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What makes your arms, legs and feet fall asleep?

July 7th, 2010

Episode 674 of 1057 episodes

When you put prolonged pressure on your feet, arms or legs, you temporarily cut off or scramble communications between your brain and your body parts. Marshall explains exactly what happens when body parts "fall sleep" in this episode.

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