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Muscle weakness can be alarming. In fact, feeling muscle weakness is one of the top reasons people visit their general practitioner. Often, what is referred to as muscle weakness is due to another issue like an injury or a symptom of fatigue.
Muscle weakness can be localized to one part of the body or may affect many muscles at once. The symptoms may start suddenly or may gradually increase. While muscle weakness may not be indicative of a health issue, it is a good idea to speak with your neurologist about your concerns.
Different individuals will use the term "muscle weakness" to describe a variety of physical ailments, including:
There are several non-medical issues that can result in an experience of muscle weakness:
There are many problems that can affect muscles. Muscle disorders can cause weakness, pain or even paralysis. Causes of muscle disorders include
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Treatment as per cause
In order to address muscle weakness, it is important to understand the root cause of the issue. Therefore, it is important to speak with a neurologist about your symptoms. For additional information on muscle weakness or to schedule an appointment with a neurologist, contact Centennial Specialist Centre team today