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A female asked:

I am 66 yrs. old an i am no longer able to walk up stairs without pulling myself up - it's like my muscles have stopped working - why?

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Dr. Anthony Fritz
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
See provider: It would seem that you are too young to have this trouble just from not having used your muscles enough. Please see your health care provider to assess for possible problems with pressure on nerves in your back or a possible autoimmune systemic issue.
Last updated Apr 3, 2016


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