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Heavy and painful legs due to tendonitis and age. Is there a solution for this?

Heavy and painful legs due to tendonitis and age. Is there a solution for this?

Have it evaluated.: Are you saying that age 34 is old? Have the issue evaluated by an orthopedist. ...Read more

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What can cause a sudden heavy feeling in legs at 28 years old? I also workout regularly and eat healthy.

What can cause a sudden heavy feeling in legs at 28 years old?  I also workout regularly and eat healthy.

SOME COMMON: Conditions of the lower spine can cause this heavy feeling, but a full evaluation is necessary by your doctor since I do not expect you to have arthritis in your spine at this age. Please see your doctor for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Causes of altered sensation of fullness or heavy in left leg and arm other than als? I'm scared. Male 20 yrs. Had symptoms for about a year with no change.

Causes of altered sensation of fullness or heavy in left leg and arm other than als? I'm scared. Male 20 yrs. Had symptoms for about a year with no change.

Lots: Fluid retention from lymph issue, prior trauma/injury, nerve issue, back pain/injury, hip issue, knee issue... Get hint? In 20s there are a lot of potential causes that are way more common than als. See your dr or an orthopedist or neurologist for evaluation, testing and possible physical therapy referral. ...Read more

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Is peripheral artery disease correlated with pain and heaviness in your legs?

Is peripheral artery disease correlated with pain and heaviness in your legs?

Potentially yes: Peripheral vascular disease causes three levels of symptoms as the disease progresses, 1) claudication; muscle cramping with exercise which also resolves with rest. This is very reproducible 2) rest pain; pain when elevating legs / lying down, 3) tissue loss; foot ulcers / gangrene / non-healing wounds. Pain and numbness are more frequent than heaviness. ...Read more

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Male 20 yrs. Feeling of fullness or little heaviness in left leg and arm. No sensory sx. Chances that it's ALS after 1 year? I have health anxiety.

Male 20 yrs. Feeling of fullness or little heaviness in left leg and arm. No sensory sx. Chances that it's ALS after 1 year?  I have health anxiety.

Nonspecific: Those symptoms are nonspecific and could be ALS or a lot of other things. See your doctor to investigate this or you will never stop worrying about it. ...Read more