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Why Do My Legs Ache So Much
Lactic acid: There are two main reasons why legs ache after too much of alcohol. One, alcohol intake increases the content of Lactic Acid in your body. Excessive build up of Lactic Acid in your body can lead to cramps or pain in your muscles. Two, alcohol leads to dehydration. Your body ends up falling short on electrolytes, and you tend to experience muscle pain or cramps. Www. Buzzle. Com/articles/legs-ache-af. ...Read more
Pregnancy/leg pain: There are many things that can cause this. The short answer is call your OB dr. And run it by him/her. They know you better than any other professional. The long answer will just make you unnecessarily anxious and in your situation you do not need other people filling you up with things to worry about. I do hope you do not smoke! Good luck. ...Read more
1. Potassium, magnesium, minerals, vitamin deficiency.
2. Caffeine & alcohol.
3. Drug side effect like antidepressants, cholestrol drugs and others.
4.Lack of exercise.
5. Constipation/irregular bowel movement.
6. Poor dietary habits.
7. Sleep disorders like sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome.
8. Lack of adequate good sleep.
9. High stress level
See if any applies. ...Read more
Why do my legs ache in the evening and mornings my cholestral medicine has been changed three times and the ache is still there
May be no from meds:
May be it is not related to your cholesterol meds and there may be another cause for it
you need a comrehensive exam and blood test to find the cause
meanwhile ask your doctor if it is ok to stop the statins he/she has prescrbed to see if there is any relationship with statins and your leg pains. ...Read more
Cardiologist: The lower leg is considered the 2nd heart of the body due to the valves in the blood vessels. Without proper blood flow pain can result in the leg and feet. Go to your cardiologist doctor and have them check you lower leg blood flow and valves. ...Read more
Why do my legs ache after sitting in a squat position for a while? (A full squat, whilst resting for instance)
See ortho: Probably chondromalacia but get checkedGet a more detailed answer ›
Blood flow: Could be circulatory issue...See your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Nerve connection: There is a major nerve complex in the pelvis that leads to the reproductive organs and your legs. (Lumbosacral complex). Endometriosis patients often complain of radiating or aching leg pain with their periods. Have a GYN MD check out your situation to be sure that isn't the case. ...Read more
Why do my legs ache after walking? I used to walk all the time, fast, hours, before I took this desk job.
Nerves: The nerves that come from your uterus into your spine also come from your legs and back. It is called referred pain and is reflection of how your nervous system is wired. Use motrin or better start birth control pill patch or ring and menstrual symptoms will decrease substantially. ...Read more
I've just completed a 3 month injection course for B12 deficiency and taking supplements. Why do my legs ache and tire easily with little activity?
Lots of ideas: I'm glad your B12 deficiency was detected and we can assume that it won't cause you to become demented and then die, as in the old days before it was treatable. Look at your overall level of conditioning, your vascular health, and whatever else to explain your current problem with your legs, now that we know it's not just B12. ...Read more
Why do my legs ache/hurt? I have a fever of 102 and a headache. I'm wrapped up in a heated blanket and the blanket doesn't even feel warm... Help
Go to the ER: You have an infection need investigation and full work up. It could be life threatening condition. ...Read more
Why do my legs ache when sitting or lying still for long periods. I gets better with movement or tensing muscles. My feet get very cold if relevant.
My legs ache when I use them to much or not enough, if I bend them eg. Squat, sit on certain chairs, cross my legs. What's wrong with them?
Many reasons: It is normal for the muscles in your legs to ache after excessive use, ie exercise. That is normal response. If you have pain at rest, it may represent delayed onset post-exercise soreness or other sources of myopathies. There are specific diseases that can cause muscle soreness as well as some medications. It is best to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
I often have deep aching leg pain at night and when I jump too much on my r calf area with a duration of 30 min. Relieved with rest. Venous insufxncy?
Probably not: At your age, likely inner calf ligaments including soleus. Rest, stretch will help. Then strength program for calf. ...Read more
Fatigue: Having a baby is not easy and you will feel some fatigue, even in your legs. If you obtain some relief with increased fluid intake and a warm bath, you have nothing to worry about. If it does not help, please call your doctor and discuss this. Congratulations on your new baby! I am happy for you. ...Read more
? Knee problem: It sounds as if your knees are the issue. See your own doctor or an orthopedist. ...Read more
No: I would not be worried really, but I do think it would be wise to get a good overall medical checkup. Sometimes subtle electrolyte abnormalities can cause leg pain and this may be associated with poor oral intake. A good overall medical checkup would be appropriate. ...Read more
Better chair.: You probably need a better chair - an ergonomic one, with good cushioning in the seat, proper back support, and appropriate height so that your feet are flat on the ground when you sit. Additionally, you should make it a point to get up at least once every hour to take a break from sitting. Stretch and walk around when you get up. ...Read more
I have 4 children and by the time it's 10pm my legs ache in pain and I take ibruofen every night?
Not good: Too much Ibuprofen is associated with heart damage. Have you tried stretching over the course of the day. This may relieve some of the leg pain at night. See a physical therapist or find some good leg stretching exercises on the internet. The easiest is putting your leg up on a chair and leaning, not bending forward. Also try getting down on one knee and leaning forward. Do these for ten seconds. ...Read more
I have been having lower leg pain for a few days and it' comes and goes its an aching pain what could it be?
My legs hurt all the time especially at night what could it be? My legs ache all the time during the day and night where I feel like I have to move them all the time or they will ache. What do you think I should do?
Since: Since the cause of the leg pain has not been identified, I recommend that you get a thorough evaluation by your physician. ...Read more
It's probably geneti: Aching muscles occur in less than 10% of patients on statin drugs. This usually resolves after discontinuation of the drug. Some statins may be more likely than others to cause muscle symptoms. Long term muscle damage is rare. Patients with abnormal kidney function and the elderly may be more susceptible. A change of drug to intermittent use may improve symptoms. Talk to your prescribing md. ...Read more
Pain with sitting: 45 or 70? Sitting increases the pressure on the spine, if disc disease may experience increased discomfort. Driving in particular can worsen it because there is vibration when driving. If elevated BMI can be compression of nerves (meralgia paresthetica).Should not sit more then 1/2-1 hour hour at a time, then get up even for 1-2 minutes. Consider ovarian. Discuss. F/u w/ doc consider yoga, pilates ...Read more
Let me try to help: There must a reason for that, do not ignore it, listen to your body and go and check it out. ...Read more
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