Is muscle weakness part of anxiety?

Yes can be. Patient with panic attack can have chest pain , shortness of breath dizziness and weakness. See. U pcp and a therapist for treatment.

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Who is the right kind of doctor for anxiety related muscle weakness and excessive sleepiness..

Sleep doc or GP. "excessive sleepiness" can be from multiple medical causes, and your family physician or internist could set about trying to find the cause. However, when you mentioned "anxiety related muscle weakness" - that sounds remarkably like cataplexy. Cataplexy, plus excessive sleepiness, or two of the cardinal features of narcolepsy. Your family doc could refer you to a sleep specialist. Read more...

Is it possible for someone suffering from constant stress and (ocd) anxiety attacks to have muscle weakness in legs that lasts all day?

Not usually. Weakness in leg muscles that lasts all day would not usually be related to ocd or anxiety attacks alone -- although anxiety can certainly produce all kinds of physical symptoms. Sometimes fatigue can be a symptom of depression and anxiety, though. Please discuss your concerns with your own doctor, who knows you best and can assess what needs further investigation and treatment. Read more...
Possible. Absolutely possible because anxiety has strong effects on our muscles and systems. Weakness can be prevalent which chronic stress and anxiety. However this by itself is unusual and i would recommend an evaluation to make sure. Read more...

I have some facial muscle weakness. Brain MRI about a year ago showed nothing. Was told it was anxiety. Could that be the only cause? I fear als.

Doubt ALS. Weak facial muscles are associated with a few hereditary muscle diseases (e.g., fsh), but can be due to problems with cranial nerves, such as facial or trigeminal, and problems outside cranial cavity may not be seen on standard brain mri. Very unlikely that you have als, but if you need more information, a facial nerve EMG might be of some value. Read more...

I feel fatigue and muscle weakness. Mood is ok but doc prescribed prozac (fluoxetine).Had weaned off Prozac (fluoxetine) a yr ago after treating depression and OCD type anxiety?

Needs evaluation. Cant say from the info provided that your past problems are your current problems, though you may have a preoccupation with illness until you are proven to be well your complaints should be taken seriously and worked up by a doctor. Read more...