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A 39-year-old male asked:

My legs are very stiff in the morning and only improve slightly with stretching and massage. which hormone imbalance can cause this? parathyroid? other ? can we get a hormone panel for all 250 hormon

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Dr. Melanie Mintzer
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Stiff joints: Joint stiffness can be caused by many things, including calcium imbalance, arthritis, thyroid conditions, dehydration, auto-immune conditions and medications. I would seek medical evaluation of this presentation. It is not possible to get a test of all your hormones, but a good history and physical exam can identify most problems.
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