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Could elevated cortisol lead to levator myalgia?
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Unlikely
Uncertain what clincial settings you are describing.
The levator scapuli muscles raise the shoulder blades. These muscles can ache in certain settings. Cortisol elevation can affect muscle tone and strength. There is a syndrome called "steroid myopathy" where people on corticosteroids can get muscle weakness.

In brief: Unlikely
Uncertain what clincial settings you are describing.
The levator scapuli muscles raise the shoulder blades. These muscles can ache in certain settings. Cortisol elevation can affect muscle tone and strength. There is a syndrome called "steroid myopathy" where people on corticosteroids can get muscle weakness.
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