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Extreme Muscle Weakness during exercise

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  • Posted By: gmcgraw
  • June 21, 2007
  • 08:10 PM

Since my early 20's, I've had an extreme issue with muscle weakness when attempting to exercise, hold something in my arms with a weight of 5 or more pounds and squating for any period of time. I shake extensively, my arms/legs are so weak, I can barely stand up. I had to ask for a refund at my local gym because I couldn't get beyond 5 minutes with my trainer before collapsing to the ground, unable to stand. My physician said I just need to strengthen my muscles, eat right and drink plenty of fluids. I am doing that. My trainer was very concerned that there could be a more serious problem; however, in my area, it's very difficult to get an medical expert to focus on the issue.

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  • Since my early 20's, I've had an extreme issue with muscle weakness when attempting to exercise, hold something in my arms with a weight of 5 or more pounds and squating for any period of time. I shake extensively, my arms/legs are so weak, I can barely stand up. I had to ask for a refund at my local gym because I couldn't get beyond 5 minutes with my trainer before collapsing to the ground, unable to stand. My physician said I just need to strengthen my muscles, eat right and drink plenty of fluids. I am doing that. My trainer was very concerned that there could be a more serious problem; however, in my area, it's very difficult to get an medical expert to focus on the issue.Are you a man or woman? Taking medication for sleeping problems or blood pressure?Sleep or blood pressure problems?How long have you had this problem?Have you read "progressive muscle weakness still no answer"?You can learn alot from JAD- he tried to do something after 10 years going sick and w/ no diagnose. He had every single test possible. He started alternative treatment and many things improved except the muscle weakness. He got very sick and got hospitalized - so I am still waiting to hear from him.For now, read his posting- there is a lot of talk.
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