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A 51-year-old female asked:

I am over 50 and have been steadily gaining weight. i stopped going to the gym a few months ago because even after a light work out my muscles would take days to recover and immediately following upper body workout my hands would shake uncontrollably and

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Get checked!: Such a marked decreasing exercise tolerance is not normal. Hard to say what's going on. See your doc for a thorough history and physical examination with appropriate testing. Get checked please! The sooner you find any problem the easier it is to treat!

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Last updated Jun 24, 2015

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