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Tired Legs When Walking
Why do I get muscle tiredness in my legs walking upstairs, regardless of the time of day. I exercise 3 times a week, but not always legs?
Exactly: It is a very specific set of muscles that we use to go up stairs, and they are not really used to that extent with other activities, so that is a common complaint. Your stair climbing muscles are not terribly conditioned, despite your other areas of exercise. Good question. ...Read more
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Am 30/female the past week whenever I do somethin even just walking bathroom/cleanin up etc i start gettin jelly legs in my thighs n tiredness. Why?
Many reasons,,,: There can be many reasons for this. For one, this is a time of year for many changes in the weather and that has a greater impact than people think on how they feel. Also this is a time for many allergies from pollen and mold spores in large areas and this can affect people easily. Finally, as you are a woman of child bearing age, you could be experiencing this due to your period, etc.. ...Read more
Hello. Knee fatigue/tiredness. Legs become tired. Wouldn't running or regular walking make it worse?
Leg fatigue: I do agree that running will aggravate your knee/leg symptoms. Are you just out of shape or is there medical explanation for your fatigueability? If there are no medical issues after appropriate testing, see a physical trainer for a personalized program of strength training so that you can resume running. ...Read more
Is it normal to experience pain, cramping and tiredness in the leg while walking due to poor circulation?
Yes: Claudication, a sypmtom of decresed arterial flow to the legs, will show up as cramping after a predictable distance of walking. Tiredness in the legs is more typically associated with venous problems. ...Read more
31yr.Brainfog/tired when i stand/walk for long but if i swim after this,no tiredness.Echo/treadmill test fine.Weak legs?How to improve leg strength?
Crawling feeling in my legs worst during day. Exercise, walking makes it much worse. I'm tired of having to lay down all day& turning/ tossing in bed
If standing for more than a few minutes causes knee pain and makes your leg very tired but walking doesn't as much, what could this be?
I usually can walk 8 hours or more and not get tired. But today, after a week of diet i felt i was losing equilibrium, heavy, shaking legs?Please help
Slow down buddy.: The 18 year old body was not designed to be starved. Please hydrate well, rest ; increase your caloric intake. If that doesn't improve symptoms please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
My legs get very tired and weak when I walk and I always feel a sensation in my legs. something I feel pinches too! Why do I feel this?
See your doctor: You need to see your doctor for an examination. You are to young to be so tired ...Read more
My legs are tired and restless i can't get comfortable and they feel like they wanna move but when i walk they feel like they want to stop?
? restless legs: If I am reading your question correctly, when you are lying down, your legs feel strange and keep you from getting you comfortable, yet when you start walking the feeling goes away. If this is the case, then you have a fairly textbook case of restless legs syndrome (rls). A neurologist should be readily able to treat this with one of the several meds that are approved and work in this condition. ...Read more
My legs often feel so heavy after i walk foran hour or two, also my body feels like floating. Is it a normal fatigue symptom or more serious to check?
Normal: Unless you are a trained athlete, this is not that uncommon and i suspect that you have this issue because you do not usually exercise much and thus are out-of-shape. If you walk regularly , you will likely find your tolerance to walking improving in just a few weeks. Keep on trucking. ...Read more
After walking aprox 1/2 mile today, my left leg felt as if had ran a marathon. Week tired, no pain. Just exhausted leg. Right leg was normal.
See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Usually symptoms like these are symetric (both legs are effected equally). ...Read more
R lower leg, anterior, becomes incredibly tired when I walk a few hundred feet.
2 mo ago had ham string tear in same leg. - now resolved. ?
Shin splints: If you have pain to the anterior aspect of the lower leg, this is most commonly associated with shin splints. This is where the shin muscle starts to tear away from the shin bone. This will lead to severe pain when you try to walk. Try to ice and wear some sort of orthotic insole. Please see your podiatrist before this gets worse and debilitating. ...Read more
My legs are usually ok walking but entire legs get very tired & heavy every day, esp when I lie down. It gets severe while on my period. Poss reasons?
Not sure: This could be a vascular problem. Important to see your primary care physician as soon as possible. ...Read more
Was on bed rest for 2 months cause of being sick. My legs are stiff in am but loosen up as I walk. They get tired easily. How much should I walk a day?
Increase 10% /week: After bed rest your legs are going to be weak. You need to get them back in shape. If you increase the amount you walk 10% per week you're unlikely to have any problems. ...Read more
I have chromalacia grade 3 in my right knee.(2) yrs .Now both of my legs are weak, tired, painful.I do not have energy to walk sometimes.
Leg weakness : Weakness of lower extremities is of concern . Could reflect pathology related to lumbar spine, brain, peripheral nerves, and or muscles . Time to check with your doctor for thorough evaluation. ...Read more
I have been feeling weak in the legs and very tired.I find it difficult to even walk in the shopping centrr. Some doctors think its my anxiety but I've had it for 9 years i think it would of started 9 years ago. I recently got a blood test back saying I'v
What Is U question?: I advise u to see your PCP for physical exam and work up, and if he find nothing he can refer u to a psychiatrist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Sudden swelling on back of both my knees. A few tiny dark veins appeared on one & that leg hurts more esp w/ walking? Dizzy/tired. 33/f in shape
Popliteal swelling: While this might be something relatively benign, like a bakers cyst, it could also be something serious like a blood clot. I am not sure of the relation of the popliteal swelling to the dizziness and fatigue. Please go to your nearest ER or at least Urgent Care for this constellation of symptoms if you cannot see your regular doctor today. ...Read more
What is the best way to keep in shape when having an immobilized leg (walking boot) due to a broken big toe? Ideas? Why am i so tired since it broke?
My legs get very tired after little walking. Support hose help a bit. My BMI is 52. Could this be the only reason? I can't sleep because of achiness.
Could be large part: The very obese develop symptoms that are more difficult to evaluate and chase down due to the overlying issue of their weight--if you magically dropped 150# would symptoms be gone? Perhaps. Unfortunately must work w/you as you are, so ask primary dr if should see vascular surgeon, and while there, ask if gastric bypass or other weight loss option(s) right for you to address bmi issue. Good luck! ...Read more
Can vidD def(was 10) affect nerves?I cant walk for long cant drive.Legs become weak&then fatigue spreads entire body.No leg pain, just weak.B12 normal
My legs and arms (from the shoulder down) feels very tired a lot of times. Like I have been walking for a long time or I have b my legs (from the behind the knee down), arms (from the shoulder down), and my neck (on both sides feel as though it has been
Hello, : Hello, i would be more concerned about a generalized medical issue than specific musculo skeletal problems with your extremities. I noted that this was marked for orthopedic sports medicine. I would start with a comprehensive physical examination with laboratory evaluation. Depending on the those results, your physician would hopefully be able to determine the cause or recommend a specialist for further assessment. ...Read more
After fast walking, i became fatigued, my legs felt tired, i felt breathless and i got lightheaded for a brief sec. What could be the cause?
Why do I have tired feet all of a sudden. They ache and my legs feel exhausted. I wear comfortable shoes and i haven't been standing or walking much.?
You: May have a bio-mechanical problem. Go see a podiatrist. ...Read more
I have leg and arm pain pain finger numbness leg stiffness which affects my walking, and balance my fingers shake and i always feel tired ms?
Cannot be Localized:
Chronic fatigue syndrome
insufficient sleep syndrome
depression and anxiety
and many more in the list including ms.
So better check with a doctor. Your doctor will take a proper history of your syptoms. You may have quite a few tests including MRI of brain and blood work up. ...Read more
My legs feel weird heavy tired after walking 100 ft. am i just out of shape? i try to do quite a bit of walking. I have sleep apnea low thyroid hi bp
I have dengue fever 3weeks ago. Sometimes I feel tired and dizzy. When I walk I feel that my legs are weak. Can I know the reason why?
30yrmale.Since6month leg muscle weakness(had vitD,B12 def).CKP is 184.feel fatigue in leg when i walk for 10mins.is it Myopia?will kidney get affected
Need more informat: WE need more information. It is not myopia and I doubt we have enough information but unlikely to be kidney involvement. Weakness can be vascular, neurologic problem or muscular to suggest a few possibilities. Your physicians will need to consider these and other causes. ...Read more
When i walk as exercize my legs hurt, ankles & calves.Also i get fatigue as well. I am a diabetic taking many medications. Could it be my medications. I do not have any neropathy in my feet & can do other forms of exercize such as stationary arobics, weig
I have swelling in both legs and abdomen with joint pain for the past 5 days. Unable to bend my legs when walking? Severe fatigue with ANA 5.2
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- Legs ache when tired
- Tingling in legs when walking
- Leg buckles when walking
- Sudden weakness in legs when walking
- Leg pain when walking uphill
- Shaking and weakness in the legs when walking
- One leg cramping when walking
- Feet and legs tingle when walking
- Twitching legs when tired