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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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Lately I've been having issues with feeling weak, joint pain, light headedness and just an overall feeling of dread. Eating helps but only for a bit.

Lately I've been having issues with feeling weak, joint pain, light headedness and just an overall feeling of dread. Eating helps but only for a bit.

See your PCP: You need to have a complete history and physical examination performed to determine potential causes for your symptoms as they describe any number of conditions too numerous to list here. See your doctor sooner than later. Thank your for using HealthTap and good luck! ...Read more

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Mom dr said she is taking too much b12(2500mg) dr say cut it in half will thyroid make u sleepy tired weak joint hurts ect. no energy. is this serio?

Mom dr said she is taking too much b12(2500mg) dr say cut it in half will thyroid make u sleepy tired weak joint hurts ect.  no energy.  is this serio?

Not really to B12: What ever B12 your body doesn't use, you will urinate. Some people with deficiencies need to take more than they theoretically need because they have issues with absorption. Pernicious anemia. Yes, thyroid can cause fatigue and body, aches, but so can other things. Need checked. ...Read more

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When i was little i was healthy but when i reached my teens i developed allergies, scoliosis, weak joints, and breathing problems. What could cause it?

When i was little i was healthy but when i reached my teens i developed allergies, scoliosis, weak joints, and breathing problems. What could cause it?

Allergies, scoliosis: While some children develop asthma in infancy, it is more typical for allergies like hayfever to develop in adolescence and young adulthood. Presumably, this is due to hormonal changes which then cause changes in the immune system. Scoliosis is not related to allergies but can worsen in teens as a result of growth spurts occurring at this time which can affect bone and joint development. ...Read more

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ANA+, RF 18.4, norm sed rate, mildly achy/weak joints but no stiffness in a.m. H/o neck pain improved with chiro and PT. Any insight?

ANA+, RF 18.4, norm sed rate, mildly achy/weak joints but no stiffness in a.m. H/o neck pain improved with chiro and PT.  Any insight?

Need more informatio: your physician will need to do more testing and have you see a Rheumatology physician. the blood tests alone are not enough the make a diagnosis ...Read more

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Im epileptic, had fits in march/may, always tired, confused, awful memory, have headaches often, lethargic, weak joints, could it be a brain tumour?

Im epileptic, had fits in march/may, always tired, confused, awful memory, have headaches often, lethargic, weak joints, could it be a brain tumour?

Unlikely: More likely, you are having side effects from your medication. Many other meds are available. Discuss with your doctor. Another possibility to consider is presence of frequent partial seizures in spite of your medication. This too can be altered. Visit your doctor soon and get worked out. ...Read more

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Memory issues,bowel issues,lower back and hip pain,floaters in eyes,weak,joint pain,? I don't know what's going on?

Varies: All those things may or may not be related. Starting with a good check up my your medical doctor may be a good start. Possibly getting a rheumatology evaluation to look for a systemic problem might be a consideration as well. ...Read more