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Doctor insights on: Period Weakness

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How can I overcome a feeling of weakness when I get my monthly period?

How can I overcome a feeling of weakness when I get my monthly period?

Is it too heavy: If it is there are a number of meds u can get on to make it lighter, see your gyn and you should ahve some basic blood work like a CBC because you may be anemic. ...Read more

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Could mt weakness, and light headness come from my period being on I take warfin?

Could mt weakness, and light headness come from my period being on I take warfin?

Possible: If you have become anemic from your bleeding while on warfarin, you could become light headed. You should have your physician check your hemoglobin. ...Read more

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What allows arrhythmia and utter weakness to abate over a period of days, only to recur, again, after protracted strenuous activity?

What allows arrhythmia and utter weakness to abate over a period of days, only to recur, again, after protracted strenuous activity?

Arrythmia & Fatigue: It sounds as if a full workup and evaluation is necessary including a good history and physical, ekg, and basic chemistry and endocrinologic/hematologic profile. This is only the beginning. It is likely that further follow through with an event monitor/recorder will likely be required. See a physician soon. ...Read more

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Would vertigo cause weakness in my left arm. I was carrying something for a period of about ten minutes with that arm and now its been weak for some hours?

Would vertigo cause weakness in my left arm. I was carrying something for a period of about ten minutes with that arm and now its been weak for some hours?

Vertigo: No vertigo doesn't cause weakness in the arm. Heavy weight lift/carrying some times cause neural injury. Or stroke also causes this kind of weakness. I would suggest you to seek immediate medical help to rule out intra cranial pathology. ...Read more

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I'm having extreme fatigue & weakness for 10-15 days starting 1/2 through my period. I'm anemic & can't hold on to iron (diagnosed) helpful suggestions?

I'm having extreme fatigue & weakness for 10-15 days starting 1/2 through my period. I'm anemic & can't hold on to iron (diagnosed) helpful suggestions?

Go to see md: If you can't tolerate oral iron due to side effect- you should discuss it with your doctor. Intravenous iron should be considered to replace your iron. Also, increase consumption of food that are rich in iron. Open www. Ironrichfood. Org. ...Read more

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I had slow blood loss over a period of 1 year, my hemaglobin got down to 6.6, during and since I have had weakness in my legs and arms is this permane?

I had slow blood loss over a period of 1 year, my hemaglobin got down to 6.6, during and since I have had weakness in my legs and arms is this permane?

Hemoglobin 6.6: If you are seeing a Hematologist but not doing well, please see another Hematologist. (Have a family, friend, or neighbor give you some ideas of which doctor to see.)
Your condition should not be allowed to go down like that.!
Do not be shy about seeking someone that will be better looking after you! ...Read more

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Leg weakness, higher ldl (168), hypothyroid. I use treanaxamic acid 500 (7tabs) for heavy flow every period (2yrs. Is my legweakness due to use of tablets?

Leg weakness, higher ldl (168), hypothyroid. I use treanaxamic acid 500 (7tabs) for heavy flow every period (2yrs. Is my legweakness due to use of tablets?

Not likely: With LDL that high are you on a statin? That may be a contributor. Also vascular disease may cause muscle weakness as can uncontrolled hypothyroidism. Other possibilities include but not limited to dehydration, vit deficiency, electrolyte imbalance, nerve or vascular compromise. I would see your physician if persists or worsens. ...Read more

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What can I have lightheaded, period like cramps period was over 2 weeks ago. Lower back pain fatigue and weakness.

What can I have lightheaded, period like cramps period was over 2 weeks ago. Lower back pain fatigue and weakness.

Infection: See your doctor now for an exam and a ua and further tested aa warranted by a more detail history. I hope you see a doctor soon and feel better. ...Read more

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Can klonopin (clonazepam) cause general weakness for long periods? I took my last dose yesterday. It was. 25 mg and I don't feel much better. Took it for a week

Yes: Some people may perceive the effect of Clonazepam and other "benzo" drugs as lethargy or weakness. As with other drugs, if you saw little or no benefit from klonopin, (clonazepam) you are not likely to benefit from its continuation. Although some meds take weeks or longer to have a beneficial effect, that should not be true of this drug. Please follow up with your provider so the best treatment can be found. ...Read more

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I suffer from too much back pain for 4 days and bleeding on my periods, feel so much weakness cant do any work:- (Help plz!!

I suffer from too much back pain for 4 days and bleeding on my periods, feel so much weakness cant do any work:- (Help plz!!

See a doctor: It sounds like you will be losing a lot of blood when you have your period. That can cause weakness, dizziness, headaches, shortness of breath and other symptoms. Please see a doctor ...Read more

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What causes SIBO, iron too high then suddenly too low, lost alcohol tolerance, weakness, tunnel vision standing up, lightened periods, memory probs?

What causes SIBO, iron too high then suddenly too low, lost alcohol tolerance, weakness, tunnel vision standing up, lightened periods, memory probs?

Not enough info: Many things can cause this. So work with your health care team. There is not enough info to help you from here, ...Read more

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What can cause left foot to tingle on bottom have no health problems or weakness I do sit down for long periods at work it's been this way for 2 days?

What can cause left foot to tingle on bottom have no health problems or weakness I do sit down for long periods at work it's been this way for 2 days?

Nerve compression: Compressing the sciatic nerve or a. Ranch of it will cause tingling in the foot. It can be compress in Ischial tuberosity or behind the knee. Also a protruding disc in the lower back. ...Read more

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Hello doctor I'm 28 years old and I'm suffering from irregular periods problem and in this coz I feel internal weakness. Plz ans me?

Hello doctor I'm 28 years old and I'm suffering from irregular periods problem and in this coz I feel internal weakness. Plz ans me?

Common: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Experiencing prolonged periods of neuropathy in both hands often resulting in total loss of sensation. Diminished range of motion and weakness...

Experiencing prolonged periods of neuropathy in both hands often resulting in total loss of sensation. Diminished range of motion and weakness...

Define "total": Please clarify what you mean by "total". I see that you have had CTR. Does "total" mean that ALL THE FINGERS are involved vs the first 3 fingers of either hand? If it's the first "total" then something other than CTS is happening. Given your comment that there is weakness you should see a Neurologist ASAP. On the hand, if your symptoms are confined to the 3 fingers, it may be recurrent CTS ...Read more

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Dizzy feeling. Sometimes feel like I'm jumping up when I'm standing still. Periods of fainting. Chest pain. Weakness in arms. What could be wrong?

Dizzy feeling. Sometimes feel like I'm jumping up when I'm standing still. Periods of fainting. Chest pain. Weakness in arms. What could be wrong?

Symptoms: There are multiple possibilities to explain what you describe. They go from anxiety all the way through complicated physiologic things. You should see your dr. To get an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have bone weakness/pain in left leg when resting for long periods and get up to walk. Pain felt from hip to upper thigh. What could it be?

I have bone weakness/pain in left leg when resting for long periods and get up to walk. Pain felt from hip to upper thigh. What could it be?

Sciatica: 30's female with pain pattern of pain in hip radiating to upper thigh and incited by going from sitting to standing. The cause can be varied including lumbar spine neural impingement, pyriformis syndrome and sacroiliac joint disorder. See an Osteopath for a hands-on evaluation. The hip Joint and bursitis are other possibilities. ...Read more

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I have been having blurred vision...Losing control of my bladder all of a sudden and muscle spasms in my legs? Also periods of all over weakness?

You need an exam: You need a complete physical exam that includes neurologic e, valuation. Multiple sclerosis, neuropathy, and normal pressure hydrocephalus are possibilities but many others exist. ...Read more