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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Difficulty Getting Up From A Chair (Overview)

Difficulty rising from chair is a symptom in which a person has trouble getting up from the sitting position, maybe due to weakness, stiff joints, joint pain, dizziness, incoordination, etc


Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Difficulty Getting Up From A Chair (Overview)

Difficulty rising from chair is a symptom in which a person has trouble getting up from the sitting position, maybe due to weakness, stiff joints, joint pain, dizziness, incoordination, etc


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Every once in a month y my leg, thigh and hand muscles feel powerless, and I feel difficulty in getting up from chair. And it goes away after 3 days y?

Every once in a month y my leg, thigh and hand muscles feel powerless, and I feel difficulty in getting up from chair. And it goes away after 3 days y?

Muscle powerless: You require a physical examination by a doctor to determine the cause of this. You may need lots of testing as there are many possibilities. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Difficulty rising from chair?

What is the definition or description of: Difficulty rising from chair?

Muscle weakness.: This means that the individual would have difficulty physically pushing up from a sitting position in a chair to achieve a standing position. Possibilities for cause could generally be muscular, neurological or skeletal. ...Read more

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Should I get tested for dementia? I'm only 65 but have increasing difficulty doing complex tasks.

Should I get tested for dementia? I'm only 65 but have increasing difficulty doing complex tasks.

Maybe: All cognitive difficulties are not dementia, as a matter of fact, they are usually not dementia unless the person is over 80. That being said, I couldn't say it wasn't early dementia and so if you are concerned, your family doctor should be able to screen you. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what could be causing someone to have difficulty walking and balancing as they get older?

Can anyone tell me what could be causing someone to have difficulty walking and balancing as they get older?

Normal pressure hydr: I agree w/Dr. Ihle that spinal stenosis & upper motor neuron disease are high on list making it difficult to walk & balance. Peripheral neuropathy in someone w/long-standing poorly controlled diabetes could do this. Vitamin B12 deficiency too perhaps. If concomitant incontinence & memory loss, then I'd worry about normal pressure hydrocephalus which is build up of fluid & pressure in brain. Stroke ...Read more

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I have difficulty getting sleeping I don't fall of to sleep immediately. If I wake in the middle of the night I just don't get sleep after that.

I have difficulty getting sleeping I don't fall of to sleep immediately. If I wake in the middle of the night I just don't get sleep after that.

Quiet hour: Try and have a quiet hour before bedtime. Do no use electronic devices such as computers, smart phones, texting, etc. Play soft music, take a walk or have a warm bath. If these things don't work consult a sleep specialist. ...Read more

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I am having extreme difficulty get up from bed o after sitting for last one month. Surprizingly there isn't any pain when I stand straight or walk.

I am having extreme difficulty get up from bed o after sitting for last one month. Surprizingly there isn't any pain when I stand straight or walk.

Muscle weakness: Difficulty getting up from the bed or sitting position to the feet may be an indicator of proximal muscle weakness. The reason for that weakness may vary, but to make the diagnosis, it needs a physical and some labs, see a neurologist. ...Read more

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I have difficulty in walking and difficulty stairing stairs without pain coming down is not problem getting up from low chair is also big problem what?

Back problems: Your complaints could be coming from your low back, although you don't mention where the pain is. Arthritis in the spine is very common. That could have caused a bulging disc between 2 vertebrae, which is now pushing on the nerves. Sometimes physical therapy can help. Strengthening your core abdominal muscles helps. See your doc to get a referral to physical therapy. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for difficulty rising from chair?

What is best treatment for difficulty rising from chair?

Rising: Difficulty rising from a chair may be the result of many different problems. It may be the result of weakness in your legs weakness in your back, or upper extremity weakness. More specifics would be helpful. Do you have pain and do you have a specific area that is preventing you from rising from the chair? Apart from weakness pain may also cause difficulty in allowing you to rise from a chair. ...Read more

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What causes learning difficulties? How to avoid of get a learning difficulty?

What causes learning difficulties? How to avoid of get a learning difficulty?

Don't know: We do not what causes learning disorders. There are many theories. This is probably organic in nature and taking care of yourself is probably the best way to avoid this problem. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a cervical mycoplasma infxn besides difficulty ttc? How do I get tested for it?

What are the symptoms of a cervical mycoplasma infxn besides difficulty ttc? How do I get tested for it?

Tested by Dr.: Please let your doctor examine and send a sample from cervix or vaginal discharge to a lab.
You might have no symptoms but their might be discharge, odor, and irritation.
Your sexual partner also should be treated at the same time.
Men to be treated is tricky and might recur. ...Read more

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Hello docs! Can you tell me what could be causing someone to have difficulty walking and balancing as they get older?

Hello docs! Can you tell me what could be causing someone to have difficulty walking and balancing as they get older?

Depends: Brain ages along with bones and every other organ as we age. Blood flow changes and organs don't work as well. This will vary in severity speed and age from person to person. However there are disease states that can also produce changes as described. There are blood tests and imaging studies that can usually identify cause. ...Read more

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I am currently attempting to loose weight and get in better shape doc ok with it but am having difficulty loosing any secrets for over 50 male?

I am currently attempting to loose weight and get in better shape doc ok with it but am having difficulty loosing any secrets for over 50 male?

Diet: It's a long answer. Eating clean with no simple sugars/carbs and more protein and vegetables is a start. Exercise (cardio and weights) 4-5 x a week. You may need your hormones evaluated too. See an age management physician like myself. ...Read more

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Difficulty waking up, any good tips on how to wake up and get going?

Difficulty waking up, any good tips on how to wake up and get going?

Investigate: You should look into why it is hard for your to get out of bed: are you not getting enough sleep? Are you on medications that make you sleepy? Do you have sleep apnea or a leg movement disorder in sleep? Do you have medical conditions that can give you these symptoms? These and many more questions can be investigated by your doctor and/or sleep specialist. You should see one. ...Read more

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I am 19 years old and still have a lot of difficulty sleeping by myself. Is this normal? How can I get help?

I am 19 years old and still have a lot of difficulty sleeping by myself. Is this normal? How can I get help?

Sleeeping: First, talk to your pediatrician or family doctor and ask for help. Tell them that you have something bothering you and then explain the situation. Try to bring notes so you don't leave out details that may help. Make sure you tell the dr. About any history of trauma or fears. If your dr. Won't help, find a new one. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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For some reason I have difficulty breathing, but it is only when I am leaning back in a computer chair. What could it be?

For some reason I have difficulty breathing, but it is only when I am leaning back in a computer chair. What could it be?

I would say: stress of anxiety is probably the cause if you are free of any medical illness. I hope this helps. If you want to talk more about this schedule a virtual appointment with Dr. Yetimyan at www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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I frequently get a vibrating sensation in my head along with difficulty concentrating and a feeling of disorientation. What can this be?

I frequently get a vibrating sensation in my head along with difficulty concentrating and a feeling of disorientation. What can this be?

Many possibilities: You need to make a list of when and how often this occurs, along with any other associated symptoms such as headache, the specific things you are disoriented about, whether you are having difficulty with cranial nerve functions such as vision, smell, hearing, taste, etc. Take this with you and go and see a neurologist. Do this fairly soon, but not an emergency. ...Read more

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Can you get sudden onset of severe difficulty of breathing then fainting after from a person who has mvp with progressive low hemoglobin?

Can you get sudden onset of severe difficulty of breathing then fainting after from a person who has mvp with progressive low hemoglobin?

Anxiety: Anxiety attacks are common in people with mvp. It is important to control your breathing and try to calm down, xanax (alprazolam) is a good medication for anxiety. See your doctor and discuss treatments. ...Read more

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What is the diagnose of the person who have a strange sleep after lunch for about 20 min and during this sleep have difficulty breathing and can't get?

What is the diagnose of the person who have a strange sleep after lunch for about 20 min and during this sleep have difficulty breathing and can't get?

If you are worried: About the possibility of having sleep apnea, see your primary physician. After a thorough history & physical, (s)he can determine if you need an overnight sleep study. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of difficulty breathing?

What's the best treatment to get rid of difficulty breathing?

Difficulty breathing: It depends very much on the cause. Get to your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get difficulty breathing with chest congestion?

Is it normal to get difficulty breathing with chest congestion?

Not really: Usually not but sometimes patients have nasal congestion and that can give rise to feeling of dyspnea. ...Read more

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Difficulty urinating and I can't get hard for sex. What could be wrong?

Difficulty urinating and I can't get hard for sex. What could be wrong?

Difficulty urinating: Difficulty urinating and trouble with erections can be due to an enlarged prostate which in turn can cause decreased erections. However, other medications can cause ED. You need to be seen by a urologist ...Read more