By KimmyLSch Latest Reply 2012-04-03 16:39:06 -0500
Started 2010-09-16 13:52:37 -0500

I tend to take naps so often, I could be sitting at the computer and doze off, can that be the diabetes? I also have numbness on my right side when I lay down on my left side, can that be neropathy? thanks…

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Boats@52 2012-04-03 16:37:02 -0500 Report

Do you have sleep apnea ? I cannot say this lound enough Vitamin C for nerve pain 2000mg a day Get the book Vitamin C the real story !

draco59 2012-04-03 10:55:27 -0500 Report

Have you been tested for sleep apnea or Epstein Barr??? Both can cause the dozing off. As for the numbness, you might be a pinching a nerve when you when you lay on you left side. I'd defiantly talk to your doctor about these.
good luck
Brian… :)

jigsaw 2012-04-03 08:31:09 -0500 Report

I read all the posts here and I wondered…
Have you checked your blood sugar? Has your doctor done a1c tests that determines your avg blood glucose over 3 months.

Hopieland 2011-03-24 02:03:12 -0500 Report

I get sleepy when my blood sugar goes high enough, even after sleeping relatively well all night. And for me, having some misalignment in my spine and neck contribute to numbness in my left hand at at times. Ck w/your Doc. Symptoms are had to pin down to one thing sometimes… but sleepy? My guess is high blood sugar.

baritone57 2011-03-24 01:06:25 -0500 Report

I have the same problem but on my left side tightness under shoulder blade then in are down to the pinky finger and the finger next to it goes numb had test conclusion nerve damage. When you feel like dozing off do you also have thirst or carving something sweet that's how I feel but then again I feel uncoordinated though out the day so who knows talk with your primary care doctor and have them run tests (hopefully you have Insurance) don't let it go it could turn into something else.

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tburg higgins 2011-03-23 20:26:22 -0500 Report

I have a tendency to do that myself especially after lunch. to counter act it I try to take a 15 min walk which usually consists of 8-9 blocks. It keeps me alert and lowers my stress.

msann 2010-09-16 23:27:11 -0500 Report

hey sounds like your bsl is not stable, need to check with your dr, what are meter readings, tell the doctor

Hopieland 2011-03-24 02:04:26 -0500 Report

Hi. What's bsl???

Type1Lou 2011-03-24 08:40:43 -0500 Report

I think bsl = blood sugar level…I'm not part of the texting generation and find many of the acronyms puzzling…had to google " lmbo" recently to find out it meant "laughing my butt off" We're never too old to learn and DC has given me a new forum for knowledge!

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