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Dr. James Dukelow
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Loss Of Strength (Overview)

Loss of strength is a symptom in which a person loses some or all muscular strength, in one or more parts of the body. Loss of strength can be temporary or permanent, and can be caused by chemical imbalances, infections, brain or nerve problems, injuries, etc...


Dr. James Dukelow
159 doctors shared insights

Loss Of Strength (Overview)

Loss of strength is a symptom in which a person loses some or all muscular strength, in one or more parts of the body. Loss of strength can be temporary or permanent, and can be caused by chemical imbalances, infections, brain or nerve problems, injuries, etc...


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Experiencing dehydration, loss of eyesight and loss of strength. What could it be?

Experiencing dehydration, loss of eyesight and loss of strength. What could it be?

Dehydration/eyesight: You need to see your doctor asap as you may have some condition which needs to be diagnosed and treated asap.It may be acute presentation of diabetes or may be some other metabolic condition with electrolyte imbalance. ...Read more

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5 weeks ago i fell down stairs. Xrays & CT scan ok. I still have pain and loss of strength/energy in upper arms. Is there a treatment or?

5 weeks ago i fell down stairs.  Xrays & CT scan ok. I still have pain and loss of strength/energy in upper arms.  Is there a treatment or?

Consider MRI if your x-rays and CT scans were normal you probably do not have anything serious. You might want to consider an MRI as it is more sensitive to a disc herniation.: If your ct scan and x-rays are normal you probably do not have anything significant. You might want to consider an MRI of your cervical spine as it is more sensitive to disk herniation could be pressing on nerve roots .Most likely that test would be normal as well. Massage therapy and physical therapy may be what you need to get back your strength and feeling of well-being. ...Read more

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I get random twitches in my shoulders should I be concerned? Plus i feel weak on my right side arm and leg but no loss of strength just worry some.

I get random twitches in my shoulders should I be concerned? Plus i feel weak on my right side arm and leg but no loss of strength just worry some.

Reccomend seeing: Your doctor. This could be nothing, but would need physical exam and thorough history to rule out any issues. Again, this could be nothing but an irritated nerve, with one sided weakness i would want to rule out more serious issues like ms. Not likely that, but just to be cautious, consider having an MRI done. ...Read more

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What are the effects of blood loss on strength and/or power athletes?

What are the effects of blood loss on strength and/or power athletes?

Anemia?: I assume you mean chronic anemia. Power lifting is an anaerobic exercise and wouldn't be affected too much by acute anemia unless it was profound. More importantly, would be to identify the cause of a chronic anemia. Poor diet or a perhaps a medical condition that would have an indirect affect on your ability to train and/or build muscle mass. ...Read more

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Experiencing dehydration, loss of eyesight and loss of strength. What could it be?

Dehydration/eyesight: You need to see your doctor asap as you may have some condition which needs to be diagnosed and treated asap.It may be acute presentation of diabetes or may be some other metabolic condition with electrolyte imbalance. ...Read more

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Loss of strength in pinky and ring fingers?

Loss of strength in pinky and ring fingers?

Ulnar: It sounds like ulnar neuropathy. This may be from nerve compression at the elbow. It could also be a pinched nerve in the neck between c7 and t1. See your family md for a more thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Bicep won't flex anymore. What caused the loss of strength?

Bicep won't flex anymore. What caused the loss of strength?

Possible Tendon Loss: Rupture of the biceps tendons or nerve damage may result in the inability to contract the muscle to produce flexion moves. ...Read more

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Which usually gets people's bodyfat lower quicker weight loss or strength training?

Which usually gets people's bodyfat lower quicker weight loss or strength training?

Body fat: Carbohydrate restriction will provide the desired effect of increased fat burning. This, combined with cardio and weight training will get you the desired effect quicker than the former alone. Reaching ketosis requires less than 50-60g of carbohydrate daily and less than 1.2-1.5g/kg/day of protein. ...Read more

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Aching in both wrists a sign of loss of strength?

No: You may have some limitation of movement due to pain but the sensory and motor problems do not always go together. ...Read more

Dr. Marcel Hungs
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Muscle Weakness (Definition)

Muscle weakness is a symptom in which a person has less strength in his muscles than previously. Muscle weakness can be in certain parts of the body, or a person can be weak all over. The weakness can come and go, or can be ...Read more