Carpal tunnel syndrome during pregnancy results from edema, which is the buildup of fluid in your wrists, which can put pressure on a nerve that runs down your arm into your hand and cause tingling or numbness. In addition, this can be painful and can even affect your grip and strength in your hands. This episode answers a listener’s question about preventing carpal tunnel syndrome during pregnancy and what you can do to treat it.

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