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Does anxiety cause muscle weakness

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alejandra de Alba Razo
Specializes in General Practice
Both: Consuming too much whole grain carbs can cause you too feel tired, but also anxiety can cause it too, plus if you are too anxious you may not be sleep... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Weiner
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Yes: Yes, anxiety can cause these symptoms. I'd recommend treating your anxiety as aggressively as possible with medication and psychotherapy, and then see... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Doubt ALS: Weak facial muscles are associated with a few hereditary muscle diseases (e.g., fsh), but can be due to problems with cranial nerves, such as facial o... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yuli Fradkin
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Yes, : Yes, OCD can cause you to cough, make noises and noise sniffing . In return you will have muscle weakness and tiredness. You should consider CBT trea... Read More
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Dr. Sean Ray
Dr. Sean Rayanswered
Emergency Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: Depression and anxiety are both linked to somatic symptoms, such as pain, fatigue, weakness, headaches, etc. There are multiple ways to target these ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Anxiety: Muscle weakness, tension or fatigue can be part of anxiety symptoms.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Needs evaluation: Cant say from the info provided that your past problems are your current problems, though you may have a preoccupation with illness until you are prov... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Cady
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Sleep doc or GP: "excessive sleepiness" can be from multiple medical causes, and your family physician or internist could set about trying to find the cause. However,... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Not usually: Weakness in leg muscles that lasts all day would not usually be related to ocd or anxiety attacks alone -- although anxiety can certainly produce all ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Mental fog: Start with a consultation with a psychologist. She/he will help you from there.

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