Why Do Limbs 'Fall Asleep'? To help us avoid permanent nerve damage, it seems. Now I'm kinda freaked out. #link 2011.10.01 @ 15:07 // Aux // You were reading Why Do Limbs ‘Fall Asleep’?, a link posted with comment by MacDara Conroy. It is filed under Aux and was published in October 2011. If you liked what you read here, you can follow this site on Twitter @MacDaraBlogs or via reader feed, and find many more entries in the Archive. You can also buy me a Ko-fi.