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Im 64 and I have weak muscle tone. Crept up on me slow. What can I do?

Im 64 and I have weak muscle tone. Crept up on me slow. What can I do?

Exercise: You have to start a conditioning program. But before you start you should check with your pcp. There are many classes for seniors. Aarp has a list of trainers who specialize in helping those over 55 condition themselves. It is never too late to start. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Good treatments for hypotonia/low muscle tone?

Good treatments for hypotonia/low muscle tone?

Hard to say: Is this part of a condition? Can u excercise? If you have recurrent pain issues coming from the body an snri would help, like cymblata 30mg but unsure if you are out of shape or have a muscle disease. ...Read more

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Im pregnant and I have weak muscle tone. Can I push?

Im pregnant and I have weak muscle tone. Can I push?

Yes: When you are pushing with a contraction you are aiding the uterine smooth muscles. Women can deliver without pushing at all because the uterus can do all the work. ...Read more

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My 4 year old child waa seen by a deveopmental specialist. Hr is developmentally delayed and weak muscle tone. What could cause this? Should I worry

My 4 year old child waa seen by a deveopmental specialist.  Hr is developmentally delayed and weak muscle tone. What could cause this?  Should I worry

Many things: The list of conditions that can cause developmental delay and hypotonia (weakness) is extensive (metabolic disorders, genetic abnormalities, trauma during delivery and more). Speak with your developmental pediatrician again to get a better idea of what they feel might be the cause. Hopefully, therapy of some sort (physical, occupational and speech) will be initiated, early intervention is key. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for muscle weakness?

What is the best treatment for muscle weakness?

Therapy: After removing any possible reversible causes from the equation, i would recommend therapy for strengthening. ...Read more

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Am I suffering from low muscle tone (hypotonia) or just out of shape?

Depends: Unless you have an underlying neurologic disorder, you do not have hypotonia. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I had a muscle tone problem when I was younger ( hypotonia) so could this be effecting me now?

Hypotonia: Hypotonia as an adult may manifest itself as clumsiness, inability to get from one position to another nd various other problems. You should be evaluated by a neurologist who may recommend physiotherapy ...Read more

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My baby was born with hypotonia. Physio work wonders to rehabilate muscles all over his body. But his face still has very low tone. What can I do?

My baby was born with hypotonia. Physio work wonders to rehabilate muscles all over his body. But his face still has very low tone. What can I do?

Oral motor therapy: Depending on the extent of physical therapy being given and the severity of your baby's hypotonia, occupational therapy and even speech therapy (they can do oral motor therapy to help with feedings) may be needed. Gentle massage and range of motion exercises also help the whole body and increase bonding. Make sure you also get some rest for yourself! ...Read more

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24 years old female having generalised muscle weakness cant walk much or move .waht possible she iss having?what the treatment?

24  years old female having generalised muscle weakness cant walk much or move .waht possible she iss having?what the treatment?

Many causes: There are a lot of causes including muscular, neurologic and hormonal disorders. She needs to see a board certified neurologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Explain "weak" eye muscles and is there an effective treatment?: are weak eye muscles dangerous?

Weak eye muscles: Are not intrinsically dangerous, but are very difficult to adapt to. Muscle imbalance where one muscle is stronger and another is weaker can result in misalignment of the eyes. This can cause double vision or diplopia. The treatment really depends on the cause of the muscle imbalance and whether it is the muscle or one of the nerves to the muscle causing the problem. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Weak Muscle Tone (Definition)

Weak muscle tone refers to the resting state of a muscle. Even when you are not contracting a muscle, it still has a baseline tone. Weak muscle tone refers to any condition that causes a muscle to seem more soft ...Read more


Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Hypotonia (Definition)

Hypotonia is a clinical finding in which a person's muscles are not flexed and are instead very relaxed, resulting in a ...Read more