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Why Do I Feel Weak In The Knees
Relaxin: Relaxin is a hormone that is released in pregnancy. It relaxes the connective tissue in your joints. This makes them looser and makes you more unstable when you walk or exercise. Relaxin is the reason pregnant women waddle. It is also the reason pregnant women are more likely to dislocate their joints. Take things slowly and use extra support when pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a mother of 4 children i had my last baby 3 months ago till now i feel so tired and weak in the knees and my legs ache towards the afternoon?
4 children: Congratulations on all of your babies.The days are long and the work is hard. But there's no greater accomplishment in life than raising our kids. On the surface, it looks like you're just plain exhausted. So try to carve out just a little time for yourself everyday. And let your doctor know how you feel so the appropriate medical evaluation can be performed. We need our moms to be healthy. ...Read more
Lately when i've been standing up i've become extremely dizzy/light headed and weak in the knees only sometimes. Help?
Was on elliptical and got weak in the knees started to shake uncontrollably and couldn't stop.Had a little difficulty breathing what could cause this?
Over did it: Probably over done and became low in BP . Torn down the intensity of work out and also do a cool down when getting off the machine to finish the exercises, drink water. ...Read more
Do antipsychotics take away will power. I find that I cant to basic things. i feel very overwhelmed and my body is so weak especially at the knees.
Klonopin effects: I understand your distress. Thank you for informing use of Klonopin. Klonopin is used to treat Seizure disorders or Panic disorder, it may cause depression, apathy, anxiety. “taking away will power” is likely due to Klonopin. “my body is so weak” is likely due to antipsychotic medication. Discuss with Psychiatrist Diagnosis, medication side effects; gradual withdrawal of Klonopin; and Therapy ...Read more
My knees started hurting out of no where. They kinda feel weak in a way i cant squat all the way and they hurt when i move them to the side.
Could be diet relatd: It would be best for you to see your doctor to rule out a dietary deficiency as the is an atypical presentation for someone so young. Your primary care or a Sports medicine specialist can do this for you and send you to Physical therapy for strengthening In the meantime plenty of fruit, vegetables and don't forget some source of protein even if you are vegan. Keep me posted as this is my focus ...Read more
The back of my knees don't hurt but they feel really weak and sometimes they pop when I'm walking, the pain came gradually aftrr walking with weights?
Knee weak popping: May be injury to meniscus cushion between the femur and tibia. or knee cap could be mal-aligned or may be strain of the ligaments. Do not wear weights , they should only be used short term for toning and have to start slowly w/1 lbs and work up. Since you are 17 and l growing do it under guidance of PT. Rest leg ,elevate, ice 10 min 3 x/day try motrin 200 mg 1-2 x a day f/u w/doc/ortho ...Read more
Sometimes my knee feels unstable and weak. When I sit down, I can feel it beating and sometimes it feels like it is twitching. What is happening?
Recently , the area around my knees feels weak about 10 minutes after i wake when walk. Feels like they will give way. What is it and how do I fix it ?
Knee Pain: This could be a sign of arthritis (arthritis is the degeneration of joint cartilage), tendonitis or meniscus pathology. The meniscus is the “shock absorber” of the knee made of cartilage which allows the knee to move smoothly. Tendonitis is the inflammation of the tendon where it inserts to the bone. An orthopaedic specialist will be able to provide a diagnosis and treatment plan for your symptoms. ...Read more
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