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Why are my legs always so tired?

Why are my legs always so tired?

Legs: Details, please. Age, medical conditions- varicose veins, hypertension diabetes, smoker, evidence peripheral vascular disease, cholesterol problems. See what i mean. But simple approaches1. Try support hose. Elevate legs above heart w legs straight at 45 degrees for 20 min. Add colored berries- at least cup/ wk. Ie blueberries, cherries, strawberries. These have flavanoids for health vessels. ...Read more

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Body Aches (Definition)

Generalized soreness/ ...Read more


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Why are my feet so fat?

Why are my feet so fat?

Fat feet: There can be many answers. Depends on your body type, you may just carry more subcutaneous fat tissue than others. You may also have swelling of the feet which may make your feet seem larger than they are. Also there could be some trauma that's causing the swelling. If there is pain see a doctor! ...Read more

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Why do my legs ache when they are really cold?

Why do my legs ache when they are really cold?

Circulation - muscle: This could be related to circualtion as vessel contract when exposed to cold. It could be the muscles because the muscles also contract with cold exposure. ...Read more

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Why is that my arms and legs are very warm, but my hands, feet, and knees are so cold?

Why is that my arms and legs are very warm, but my hands, feet, and knees are so cold?

Doctor can evaluate: Cold hands and feet can be due to hormonal imbalances, auto-immune disorders, circulation problems, etc... Raynaud's phenomenon is a symptom caused by constriction of small blood vessels, usually in the fingers and toes, leading to a lack of nutrients and oxygen going to the fingers and toes. A primary care doctor, endocrinologist, or rheumatologist can evaluate and suggest treatment if needed. ...Read more

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Dont know why am I having so much pain in both legs?

Dont know why am I having so much pain in both legs?

See your doctor : Leg pain can be coming from numerous sources. It can be anything from a pinched nerve in the spine to a circulation problem to arthritis. A good history and physical examination by a primary doctor is the best place to start. ...Read more

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Why are my legs cramping up so bad at night?

Why are my legs cramping up so bad at night?

Muscle irritation: Prolonged standing, excessive exercise, venous insufficiency, electrolyte abnormality(low potassium low calcium, low magnesium) contribute to leg cramping. Try visiting www.Phlebology.Org and see a phlebologist in your zip code area who can evaluate your legs and help you. ...Read more

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Why do my feet and legs swell even though I am not overweight?

Why do my feet and legs swell even though I am not overweight?

Many causes: The most common cause is venous insufficiency (incompetent valves in your veins) which is an inherited condition. Other causes include nephrotic syndrome, cirrhosis, protein losing enteropathy, and lymphatic insufficiency for various reasons. Have you been out of the country...To asia? ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I am 16 and my hips are aching so much and my knees are kinda hurting too. Does this mean i'm growing?

What do you suggest if I am 16 and my hips are aching so much and my knees are kinda hurting too. Does this mean i'm growing?

Teen hip pain: girl, growing into puberty, do stretches boy, growing into puberty, could be hip bursitis, could be jumpers' knees, need xrays, but mainly growing and need to gradually do work outs, after hip knee pathology(perthe's disease) ruled out. ...Read more

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Can atrophy be why my legs hurt so much?

Can atrophy be why my legs hurt so much?

Yes: The general use or lose it phenomenon is quite true at any age. Regardless of injury or surgery, weakness is a process of nerve injury. Nervous tissue takes a very long time to heal, however if the nerve does not get any signals to move a muscle from you then that muscle will atrophy. That is difficult to overcome but not impossible. Keep activating those muscles to preserve your strength! ...Read more

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Why do I have raise hot whelps on my arms, and both arms are in pain. I feel really bad too. Whats the problem?

Hot whelps: Many possibilities. Best to be checked by your doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Why are my knees so rough?

Why are my knees so rough?

Iregular cartilage: Rough usually means crepitation which has multiple causes, the irregularity is the end result very rarely the cause. ...Read more

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Why are my legs always stiff?

Why are my legs always stiff?

Stiff legs: Kinda non-specific complaint would think about joint or spine arthritis, arterial circulation problems, neuropathy, or muscle myopathy caused by taking statin therapy. ...Read more

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Why are my hands always cold? Why does my hand always weak? Why is my veins so noticeable

Why are my hands always cold? Why does my hand always weak? Why is my veins so noticeable

See details: You will not find the answer on the internet. You need to have the issue evaluated by a doctor as there are several possible causes for your symptoms. ...Read more

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Why do my legs and ankles ache and get heavy the longer I am in bed?

Why do my legs and ankles  ache  and get heavy the longer I am in bed?

Venous Stasis: Blood moves through your leg veins when you work your calf muscles. Immobility does not allow the muscles to push the blood up to the heart. Elevating your legs above your heart should help. ...Read more

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So my knees have been more tired lately, my knees are not straight by the way .. But my question is why do they crack everytime I bend down/squat ?

So  my knees have been more tired lately, my knees are not straight by the way .. But my question is why do they crack everytime I bend down/squat ?

Cracking knee: If not painful it is just gas that was dissolved in the joint fluid coming out. if painful may consider meniscus tear. you are young for osteoarthritis. f/u /w/ doc http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/orthopaedic-surgery/specialty-areas/sports-medicine/conditions-we-treat/joint-popping-cracking.html ...Read more