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Many possibilities.: There are innumerable medical, nutritional and emotional conditions that include being tired as a symptom. These range from simple issues to those far more complex. A good checkup and blood testing would be a good starting point. ...Read more
Leg weakness: Could be claudication, a serious symptom pf pad. Needs further evaluation. ...Read more
My Friend is experiencing arm weakness, arm numbness, shaking hands or tremor, unable to bear weight, hand numbness, hand weakness, unable to grip...
How long? One side?: If this is on one side & started suddenly you should get it checked urgently http://www.stroke.org.nz/See-a-Stroke-FAST If the symptoms have been coming on slowly (days-weeks), this could be a nerve problem in the neck http://www.spine-health.com/conditions/herniated-disc/cervical-herniated-disc-symptoms-and-treatment-options . Either way an examination with a Dr is advisable. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Good choice: Some of this is genetic. You'll want to go to the gym and do 3 sets of 10 reps of the most weight you can handle. Do others that build your triceps, even pushups. Ask your physician whether an electronic muscle stimulator and/or creatine are appropriate for you. Big muscles are fun; most women are even more attracted to a man who's fit, trim and defined, and to how you treat other people. ...Read more
Weak: If your hamstrings are tight and restricted it will effect the overall strength and endurance of the muscle. Contracted & restricted muscle and tendon groups are not as efficient with contraction and relaxation which influences the strength of the muscle. It also lends to potential micro trauma and injury secondary to imbalances in the overall biomechanics of the muscle group. ...Read more
Deconditioning: Deconditioning, also called disuse atrophy (due to sedentary lifestyle and physical inactivity) is the most common cause in north america. Other causes include vascular (blockages of arteries down the leg) or spinal stenosis (tightening around spinal nerves). If not better with daily running - walking - stationary bike - rowing machine use for 6-8 weeks, have your family doc start the workup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depressed & bruising: Some antidepressants (like ssri's) can cause easy bruising -- usually in the form of small petechiae. Serotonin receptors are on platelets (and many other locations in the body). Their clumping can decrease, esp if Aspirin is added -- thus you could have easy bruising. Weak muscles could go with depression, but i suggest seeing your doctor for diagnostic detective work on all of this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need work up: See your doctor to get some blood test done - especially tsh. ...Read more
After radius/wrist break moving fingers/gripping ball. Getting strength back. Now fingers stiff, lost strength tingling at fingertips. Whats happening?
Left arm feels heavy and weak, also fingers seem to have changed shape. Left arm also doesnt swing when walking. Hands feel tight too (thumb hurts)?
Headaches, pain hand weakness, numb heavy feeling from shoulder to fingers right arm, constant nausea, weak?
See a doctor ASAP: It is impossible to tell you what the issue is from your brief note. However, some possibilities may be serious. ...Read more
Stiff fingers, hand feels weak, dizzy, tingly hands/feet, tremors all over, muscle twitching, trouble finding words. Had MRI's&Bld tsts. ALS?
Over 2 days right arm feeling weak, floppy, feels like its getting skinnier, muscles don't feel as tight as left arm, hand feels weak. Comes and goes?
Jaw pain, whiplash, anxiety, arm numbness, muscle weakness, shortness of breath, feel really weak/fatigued, lack of motivation, feel faint, pleasehelp?
Wow, too complex: Mentioning whiplash suggests u had an injury? Whiplash is graded based upon the extent of "systemic symptoms". These (dizzy/faint, nausea, headaches, etc) result from unbalance sympathetic nervous system response to the "shock" of the injury. More serious injuries need to be ruled out however. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why I feel fatigue, muscle pain/weakness (head,hand,leg muscles) while raise hands to hold even a light-weight or bend forward to do something ?
Weakness: I am as worried as you are! This is not normal, but we cannot sort it out without more information. You definitely need to see your doc for an exam and any appropriate testing. Hopefully it is something minor, and will be an easy fix. If needed, consider seeing a neurologist. Remember you can always get a second, or even a third opinion, until you are satisfied with your diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
Go see your doctor: You need a much more thorough examination & evaluation than can be offered online. Fatigue & weakness is multifactorial ie caused by many different things such as depression, anemia, hypothyroidism, kidney disease, etc. Tingling in foot suggests peripheral neuropathy due to diabetes, vitamin deficiency, or physical nerve damage. Weakness in arms & legs suggests spinal cord issue or poor fitness. ...Read more