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Here are common risk factors for the condition, courtesy of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons:
- Heredity, as smaller carpal tunnels can run in families.
- Using your hands in the same way repetitively over time.
- Having hormonal changes, such as those during pregnancy.
- Being older.
- Having diabetes, a thyroid disorder or rheumatoid arthritis.
-- Diana Kohnle
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