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Can Alcohol Cause Body Aches
Possible: Any ongoing infection can lead to body aches and generally not feeling well. My concern is at your age why do you have chronic bronchitis? I would discuss this concern with your MD - make sure there's not another underlying condition contributing to the lung issues. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/chronicbronchitis.html ...Read more
Prolonged stress?: Stress can cause increased tension in muscles, leading to headaches and muscle soreness. It is not usually localized just to arms and hands, though. That sounds like a more repetitive injury-type thing? I suggest working with your primary care doctor to figure out the cause for this, and get help for it. Be well, . ...Read more
Unlikely: I am sure that it can but your symptoms sound much more similar to a viral infection. Have you been to an allergist for testing to molds? If not, this would be a logical alternative. But i still think a viral infection matches your symptoms much more closely. ...Read more
No (not directly): If a person become seriously infected (septic) while on an immunospressant they can have a low body temperature. Drugs that directly cause low body temperature include meds for anxiety, depression, alcohol, beta blockers, opiods, and general anesthesia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Iron deficiency can cause weakness and fatigue, which can feel like body aches. Other symptoms can be pale skin, dizziness, decreased exercise tolerance and irritability. If you think this describes how you're feeling you can see your physician and they will run blood work to check for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If my body does not absorb key nutrients can that cause malnutrition? And can malnutrition cause total body muscle atrophy?
Yes and yes: The definition of malnutrition is the absence of key nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, Amino Acids and fatty acids. Without these nutrients, the body, including muscle will waste away. If you believe you are malnourished, please see a doctor immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Our minds deal with stress and anxiety in different ways, one of which is somatization, or converting mental issues into physical ones. The difficulty here is in making sure there is no obvious primary cause. See a good internist or family practitioner and be evaluated. Then, if necessary, a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist. ...Read more
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