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what is exercise intolerance

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience Psychiatry
Many Causes: Exercise intolerance is a symptom of many conditions. It is most often found in cardiopulmonary disorders and in chronic fatigue syndrome. . Other cau ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
37 years experience Family Medicine
Interesting question: In medicine i think of a "sign" as an objective observation by the examiner, vs "symptom" as a subjective self observation by the patient. There fore ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience Psychiatry
Powerful Impact: The signs of exercise intolerance can include unusual breathlessness, muscle pain, and increasing muscle weakness with exercise. After exercise one ca ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
44 years experience Family Medicine
Probably a medical c: Probably a medical cause. Depending on other factors, anemia may be a root cause. The bottom line is that this 17 year old needs to be seen soon.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Pain: Yes.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Exercise intolerance: is when one has less ability to perform physical exercise than one can reasonably expect. It can also involve problems after exercise like nausea, v ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
FP/IM: I suggest starting with a comprehensive physical by your PCP. FP or internist.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience Psychiatry
Likely The Cause: Patients suffering from anorexia nervosa restrict their intake leading to protein-energy malnutrition. This in turn causes muscle dysfunction and fin ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Depression can: Drain your energy and lead to lack of motivation. Anxiety can exert energy - eventually leaving you exhausted. However, - stay physically active becau ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
A psychologist: may be able to help you understand why you are having difficulty with exercising if all of your objective testing and evaluations are normal.
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