A 32-year-old member asked:
What can help with my muscle weakness linked to depression?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Clinical Psychology 31 years experience
Sleep and exercise: How do you know your muscle weakness is linked to depression? Have you seen your doctor and had this symptom explained? If not, and you're concerned about muscle weakness, it's a good idea to have this evaluated. Muscle weakness is not a primary symptom of depression. Fatigue or loss of energy, along with insomnia, and decreased participation in activities could lead to muscle atrophy, however.
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