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Elmhurst, IL
A 19-year-old male asked:

Numbness in hands, tingling in lower half of body, weakness of the limbs, loss of balance, decreased energy, and stiff muscles? it's not anxiety!

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Dr. Gina Salcedo-samper
Clinical Psychology 11 years experience
Consult Neurologist: Anxiety can have many symptoms, however muscle weakness and stiffness does not seem to be symptoms commonly related to anxiety disorders. Tingling, numbness and loss of balance could beproblems related to many neurological conditions, or side effects of medications/substances. A neurologist should be able to rule out any other issues that could be causing these symptoms.
Last updated Jan 14, 2019


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