Lack Of Strength

Lack of strength means decreased muscle strength. It is not always caused by an underlying disease and can be due to poor physical conditioning, extreme fatigue, or recovery from strength training.

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Is it normal to hear knee clicking in 6-year-old?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 6-years-old. His height is 1.5 feet, and his weight is 44 lbs. He is becoming thin for the last two years despite eating well. Over the previous six months, he has had clicking sounds from his knees during any knee movement. I have seen such knee clicks in people above 60 years ...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your questions in detail. The first thing that you are concerned about is the clicking sound at the knee joint. Clicking sound usually comes from the air bubbles in the joint. The clicking sound is usually normal, but if there is pain during joint movement, sw...  Read Full »

My 12-year-old son is lean and active but has less strength. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,My son is 12 years old. He is lean and active. But his strength is not so good. So I would like to know a healthy diet to increase good strength in his body. Kindly provide a better diet plan for my son.  Read Full »

Dr. Lakshmi Bala P C

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Your son seems to be healthy. I suggest you continue the same diet you have been following since it keeps your son active. Along with that, I suggest you follow a few instructions below. Always avoid processed f...  Read Full »

I am 33 years old; I have numb arms and weakness in my shoulders without any pain. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 33 years old and very active. I got these results from a neurologist, who said I should try strength training instead of going straight to surgery. My symptoms are numbness in my arms and hands and weakness in my grip strength and shoulders. These symptoms have worsened over the l...  Read Full »

Dr. Anuj Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Do you have weakness and numbness only on the left side? When you keep your hand above your head, do you feel improvement in numbness? Do you feel instability while walking? Is it possible to send your prescripti...  Read Full »

How can I overcome the symptoms of long COVID and regain my energy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 40-year-old male and had COVID-19 for the first time two years ago. I got the Omicron variant a year later. My hemoglobin level was also less, so the doctor said I could have a stroke. I also have major testosterone issues. I have to get shots every two weeks. I had my blood tes...  Read Full »

Dr. J N Naidu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The general principle is that if you do not use your muscles, they become weak, and atrophy. I suggest you break tasks into pieces and rest when you feel breathless. Frequent short rests are better than continuous resting. Try to increase your physical activities and g...  Read Full »

I have symptoms such as nausea, loss of appetite, dizziness, lack of strength, and palpitation. What could be the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a male with a weight of 72 kg and a height of 5"3. I am a non-smoker. My BP level is 113/83 mm/Hg, my heart rate is 80 beats per minute, my fasting sugar level is at an average of 120 mg/dL, and post prandial sugar level is 150/160 mg/dL. The level of my bilirubin, SGPT, and SGOT had...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest you check your (glycated hemoglobin) hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels to assess blood sugar control over the last three months. Diabetes can cause complications of nausea, bloating, tingling, or numbness in feet. Anxiety worsens these symptoms. For palpitation...  Read Full »

I recently have sagging muscles and low sexual drive. What are the causes, and how to diagnose the condition?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. I do not have the strength and recently have sagging muscles and low sexual drive. I had a big fight with my girlfriend last night because of this. Have I lost interest in my girlfriend (as she says), and what causes my low body strength and sagging muscles? Is there an...  Read Full »

Dr. C. Elanchezhian

Answer: Hello, Welcome to For your weakness and saggy muscle, I suggest you do workouts and exercise and take protein and vitamin-rich food. I also suggest you consult your family doctor for your sexual counseling.  Read Full »

I am experiencing a twitching feeling in my legs, arms, and sometimes chest. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been suffering from twitching in my legs and arms for about a week. Sometimes, I can feel the same in my chest and body. When I wake up every morning, my arms and legs feel like I have done work out, although I have not.I have had nerves and back issues as far as weight training....  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello,Welcome to would like to know some details about your symptoms. Kindly revert with the following information.1. Is the twitching visible or only felt from inside?2. Do you have any muscle thinning in the leg or arm?3. Have you had pain in your legs or arms these days?4. Do you fe...  Read Full »

My mother-in-law suffers from body pain and refuses to walk even with help. How to help her?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother-in-law is 93 years old and had her hip replacement done before five years. She could walk after that, but we have kept a lady to be with her for 24 hours a day and 365 days a year after the operation. She does not have diabetes or has any heart condition. She takes one tablet of...  Read Full »

Dr. Arun Kaushik. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. If I am not wrong, I understand that she has some neurological issue for which she is on medicines. Also, she is elderly. These can explain the swinging of the neck. Lack of energy or strength in her legs might also be a cause for her to sit dow...  Read Full »

Does alcohol consumption affect my daily workout?

Query: Hi doctor, Please explain the effects of alcohol on fitness goals. Does hangover affect my workouts? If it affects my workout, then what kind of alcohol can be taken that does not affect my workouts. Please explain them in detail the reason for the hangover and its effects on my workout routine in ...  Read Full »

Dr. Nagaraj

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Any beverage having with more alcohol content attains a concentration of more than fifty percent in the body and when taken in a prolonged period, it affects the key organs. It may not affect fitness directly but it affects by causing damage t...  Read Full »

Why am I not able to regain the shape of the biceps lost with blurred vision?

Query: Hi doctor, I was training my arms before two years. I was not able to get a response from the muscles. I did not get the pump when I used to get it every day and the pressure that went to my forearms was different. I saw changes in the shape of the biceps and the separation, details, and density we...  Read Full »

Dr. Abhaya Kant Tewari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to To concise your problems, let me group them so as to make decisions easy and to have a better understanding. The first problem, you felt can be due to decreased power present on your biceps and it can be soft with less density. I do not know the exact reason in you for ...  Read Full »

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