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What can help with my muscle weakness linked to depression?

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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Sleep and exercise

How do you know your muscle weakness is linked to depression? Have you seen your doctor and had this symptom explained? If not, and you're concerned about muscle weakness, it's a good idea to have this evaluated.
Muscle weakness is not a primary symptom of depression. Fatigue or loss of energy, along with insomnia, and decreased participation in activities could lead to muscle atrophy, however.

In brief: Sleep and exercise

How do you know your muscle weakness is linked to depression? Have you seen your doctor and had this symptom explained? If not, and you're concerned about muscle weakness, it's a good idea to have this evaluated.
Muscle weakness is not a primary symptom of depression. Fatigue or loss of energy, along with insomnia, and decreased participation in activities could lead to muscle atrophy, however.
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