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Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
13 doctors shared insights

Unsteady Walking (Overview)

Unsteady walking describes a gait that is unstable, uncoordinated, and prone to falling.


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Does Effexor (venlafaxine) cause weakness or unsteady walking?

Does Effexor (venlafaxine) cause weakness or unsteady walking?

Probably not: This is not one of the more common side effects of this medication. However, with the uniqueness of each human, it is possible. If you are taking this medication and are having these symptoms, consult with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
13 doctors shared insights

Unsteady Walking (Overview)

Unsteady walking describes a gait that is unstable, uncoordinated, and prone to falling.


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Best pt exercise that helps with unsteady walking?

Best pt exercise that helps with unsteady walking?

Balance training: Balance training on a hemi-ball or one legged can help. There are lots of great balance exercises. ...Read more

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Do drugs or alcohol cause muscle weakness or unsteady walking?

Do drugs or alcohol cause muscle weakness or unsteady walking?

Yes.: Many specific drugs can cause weakness and unsteady gait- too many to list here. Acute and chronic alcohol ingestion may produce unsteady or ataxic gait. ...Read more

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Does elderly woman benefit from calcium or mineral with unsteady walking?

Does elderly woman benefit from calcium or mineral with unsteady walking?

No: Calcium and mineral supplementation won't help with unsteady walking. Calcium and mineral supplementation may help prevent fracture when a fall occurs. ...Read more

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Best pt exercise that helps with unsteady walking?

Balance training: Balance training on a hemi-ball or one legged can help. There are lots of great balance exercises. ...Read more

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Does elderly woman benefit from calcium or mineral with unsteady walking?

No: Calcium and mineral supplementation won't help with unsteady walking. Calcium and mineral supplementation may help prevent fracture when a fall occurs. ...Read more

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Does Effexor (venlafaxine) cause weakness or unsteady walking?

Probably not: This is not one of the more common side effects of this medication. However, with the uniqueness of each human, it is possible. If you are taking this medication and are having these symptoms, consult with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Do drugs or alcohol cause muscle weakness or unsteady walking?

Yes.: Many specific drugs can cause weakness and unsteady gait- too many to list here. Acute and chronic alcohol ingestion may produce unsteady or ataxic gait. ...Read more

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My 64 yr old mom has upper body weakness, occasional unsteady walking, slow transit, thinning ?

My 64 yr old mom has upper body weakness, occasional unsteady walking, slow transit, thinning ?

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

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I think I have the stomach flu. Sunday I was vomiting all day was also dizzy and unsteady walking. I feel much better today, but still a little shaky.

I think I have the stomach flu. Sunday I was vomiting all day was also dizzy and unsteady walking. I feel much better today, but still a little shaky.

You May be Right!: "I may be crazy...HEY! But it just may be a lunatic you're looking for..." If you had predominantly GI issues but if that's all improved, I would be willing to accept gastric virus as a probable cause. Drink TONS of fluid. Remember the rule....drink (in ounces) half the number of your weight (in pounds) on a daily basis. If sick...add 20% to that baseline. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Walking (Definition)

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