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How Alcoholism Causes Muscle Weakness by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Sun 27 Apr 2014 8:06pm 1 Comment It’s a mitochondrial thing. Chronic alcohol intake weakens muscles. This condition can take the form of numbness or shooting pains in arms and legs, muscle cramps, fatigue, heat intolerance, and problems urinating. In some cases it can lead to diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, spasms, muscle atrophy, and movement disorders, even chronic pain and ... Read on »
Mild hypophosphatemia: Does it really cause muscle weakness? by Matt S. Posted Mon 25 Oct 2010 12:03pm I recently saw a patient with proximal muscle weakness and mild hypophosphatemia, and I wondered whether a serum phosphorous level of 2.2 mg/dL could be the cause. We know that moderate hypophosphatemia is associated with skeletal and smooth muscle dysfunction. Acute hypophosphatemia can lead to rhabdomyolysis, especially in those with chronic ... Read on »
ARTHRITIS, MUSCLE WEAKNESS ANTIBIOTICS, MONKEY BUSINESS - WHO KNEW WHAT AND WHEN? by Joanne60 Posted Sat 25 Feb 2012 2:36pm The recent Embers study on persistence of Borrelia Burgdorferi in Rhesus Macaques following antibiotics treatment   here  is opening up much needed debate. Recently Lyme Policy Wonk has been running a series of posts about this research available here  The comments are well worth reading to the latest post on the above link. So many que ... Read on »
Research on Muscle Weakness in Down Syndrome by Your Therapy Source Posted Mon 31 Dec 2012 2:44pm A recent research study using a mouse model was published in the American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology comparing the soleus muscle in mice with Down syndrome and mice without Down syndrome. The results indicated that there was not a significant difference between the two groups of mice with reg ... Read on »
ME/CFS, FIBROMYALGIA, ARTHRITIS, MUSCLE WEAKNESS, LYME DISEASE by Joanne60 Posted Thu 04 Mar 2010 8:43am For those of you who suffer like I did with ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia, Arthritis and muscle weakness, Poly Myalgia Rheumatica and Lyme Disease, any of those illnesses and you live in the following locality in Ireland you may like to know that Tick Talk Ireland are putting on a show of Under Our Skin the following was recently posted on Eurolyme. He ... Read on »
Heuser Chiropractic Colorado Springs Treats my Muscle Weakness Condition by Merrilee Fullerton Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Apr 2013 10:05pm Heuser chiropractic colorado springs treats my muscle weakness condition. Dr. Heuser has been my primary health care consultant for more than seven years already. My condition is terrible and it affects the stability of my spine. I require regular maintenance care that can grant long term outcome. Dr. Heuser has been very gentle, thorough ... Read on »
Muscle Weakness Linked to Alzheimer's Risk in Seniors by Susan Berg Posted Sun 15 Nov 2009 10:02pm Here is a great dementia resource for caregivers and healthcare professinals, Here is information on being the best caregiver you can be Here are more interesting dementia brain boosting activities Here is a dementia Thanksgiving activity Reason for association unknown, but stroke is one possibility, researchers say (Health ... Read on »
Muscle Weakness Linked to Alzheimer's Risk in Seniors by Susan Berg Posted Sun 15 Nov 2009 10:02pm Here is a great dementia resource for caregivers and healthcare professinals, Here is information on being the best caregiver you can be Here are more interesting dementia brain boosting activities Here is a dementia Thanksgiving activity Reason for association unknown, but stroke is one possibility, researchers say (HealthDa ... Read on »
Vaginal Birth Tied to Pelvic Muscle Weakness by Medline Plus Posted Thu 25 Oct 2012 3:48pm Many years after childbirth, women who delivered vaginally may have weaker pelvic muscles than mothers who had their babies by cesarean section, according to a new study. But that doesn't mean it will cause them problems. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childbirth , Pelvic Support Problems , Urinary Incontinence Read on »
Muscle Weakness May Persist for Months After ICU Stay by Medline Plus Posted Mon 07 Apr 2014 12:00pm Hospitalized patients who'd been on mechanical ventilators were studied up to 2 years after discharge Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Critical Care Read on »