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Have headaches left temple, loss of appetite, occasional weakness on left side. I have been stressed and have a lot of anxiety. Can tht be the cause?
Definitely: Stress & anxiety can cause lots of symptoms & left unchecked can lead to more serious illness. Make sure you are eating a balanced diet, drink water, excersize & take time to take care of yourself - read, relax, have fun, take a quick nap, get a massage. If this is an on-going problem see your md or a counselor to learn to control the stress or possibly get short-term relief with medication. ...Read more
Cervical Stenosis: I am worried she may have narrowing of the cervical spine aka cervical stenosis. Have her see her physician for neurologic evaluation. ...Read more
Painful feet with occasional muscle pain/weakness. Swelling in hands/feet with walking, trouble thinking of simple words, extreme fatigue, 50, female?
Dad had meningioma removed (1 1/2 yrs ago). still gets occasional seizures, and has weakness in left side. taking meds, done PT. why still an issue?
Meningioma: Meningiomas arise from the meninges and compress the underlying brain. The irritation of the underlying brain can persist even after the meningioma is removed and lead to seizures and epilepsy. After a seizure, the body opposite to the side of the seizure is often weak (Todd's paralysis). Additional seizure medications may be needed as well as an evaluation with a rehab physician (physiatrist). ...Read more
What could cause internal weakness feeling occasionally. In stomache chest and arms. I do have heart burn often.
Could be many things: Talk to your physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
My 4 yr old son has upper body weakness, anemia , occasional toe walking, slow transit constipation, thinning. What could this be sign of?
See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing his doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, his doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more