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A 29-year-old male asked:

Good day, since we been in lockdown, the last couple of days ive been having bad body ache, my whole body is stiff and my muscles actually click. usually i run 5km, 4 times a week, now because of the lockdown, movement is min. could it be anxiety?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Possibly: Anxiety can be a cause of muscle stiffness and soreness. Also stopping steady exercise may deprive your muscles of nutrients, usual blood infusions and oxygen.

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