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Weakness, otherwise called asthenia, is the decline in muscle strength and feeling of tiredness. People usually experience a lack of energy due to flu, anemia, depression, sleep deprivation, uncontrolled diabetes, vitamin deficiency, cancer, and muscle injuries.

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I suffer from loss of energy, black floaters in my eye, weakness, and panic attacks. What condition are these symptoms indicative of?

Query: Hi doctor, For the last four years, I have been suffering from problems like loss of energy, weakness, and black eye floaters in front of my eyes for 24 hours. I always get pain in the back of my neck, and in the initial stages of this problem, I also have got panic attacks. Four years back, I had ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is not only clinical depression but also the deep hidden internal conflicts that make us weak. And I think if, after taking so many medicines and visiting so many doctors if your problem can not be treated, then it may be related to some in...  Read Full »

My father has weakness and swelling due to amyloidosis. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My father is undergoing treatment for amyloidosis and has taken 12 doses of Bortezomib, Dexamethasone, and Cyclophosphamide. His weaknesses are increasing gradually, and have swellings in his legs and other places. How do we tackle the issue of weaknesses and swellings? Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have checked all the attached documents (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). The treatment he receives is suitable. Most probably, the swelling he suffers is due to extra fluid in his body. To identify the cause: Please provide me with the liver ...  Read Full »

My son had a fever with headaches and weakness. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My 17-year-old son got a fever four times during the past four months. During those periods, he was tired and experienced headaches on the backside of his head and at the place below the forehead, where eyebrows meet. In addition, he had a running nose and phlegm for over two months. W...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I have reviewed the reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). His blood reports are absolutely fine, and his condition will improve. However, I suggest you to undergo an eye examination once. The ...  Read Full »

I feel fatigued easily after a long night's sleep. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a health concern that is related to sleep medicine. For the last three years, I have had a sleep pattern that is characterized by seven to eight hours of continuous rest during the night. But, during the day from morning till lunch, fatigue starts to build-up to a point where I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I advise you to get yourself examined by a doctor for thyroid hormone-related issues, as it is one of the most common causes of sleep pattern disturbances. I also advise you to exercise that will help you to have good endorphins in your brain and keep you awake d...  Read Full »

I have been feeling fatigued, tired, and sleepy constantly for a few days. What can be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 35-year-old female. I have been feeling fatigued, tired, and sleepy constantly for a few days. There is no significant change in my daily routine. Can this be due to any deficiency? Should I get my thyroid checked, or should I take any other tests?  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, you are right. The gradual onset of these symptoms can be a sign of thyroid disease. You should get a thyroid profile done along with a complete blood count and random blood sugar, as these tests will reveal anemia and diabetes if present. These can also be a cause...  Read Full »

I experience weakness in my upper body. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 18 years old, and last month I felt very weak in my whole upper body. Sometimes I feel I am not able to memorize studies; I feel like something is missing in my chest and I do not feel complete. I feel like my muscles are weak. I have been masturbating for two months, is it a conseque...  Read Full »

Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Regarding your symptoms, I believe you have developed anemia, which is a lack of blood possibly due to your masturbation. Your blood is not carrying adequate blood products and oxygen to the brain. I also believe your body's vitamins a...  Read Full »

I feel sluggish as I have LAD artery disease and abnormal values of RBC and MCV. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a female with a height of 5.4 feet and 112 lbs weight. I have had a complete blood count test every year since I had an episode of heart palpitations some years ago. I had a CT angiogram done ten years back, which showed disease in the left anterior descending to a maximum of 50 %...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest you take tablet Aspirin 75 mg daily (enteric coated) and tablet Atorvastatin 20 mg daily as your LAD (left anterior descending) artery is 50 % blocked. These medicines prevent further blockage. MCV (mean corpuscular volume) is not an issue if you do not hav...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my feeling weak and numb throughout the day for almost a month?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been feeling weak, numb, and almost passing out throughout the day randomly for a month. I had a CTA in the ER, and they sent me home with this report. And they said to check with neurology, but not to worry. I have read and it says not to worry unless you are symptomatic, which...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have hypoplastic right intracranial vertebral and basilar arteries and severe hypoplasia of the right posterior cerebral artery (the P1 segment). But with a patent right posterior communicating artery, which is supplying blood to the right posterior circulation. In my...  Read Full »

My legs are getting weaker and toes also numb. Kindly advice.

Query: Hello doctor, My right leg is weak and toes also numb. Last year I had the same problem in my left leg. I can no longer control and use my left hand. I had same problem with my right hand before two years. I am very concerned because I can feel my left leg getting weaker and numb and my right hand i...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As mentioned in your history you have (attachment removed to protect patient identity), 1. Atrial Fibrillation. 2. TIA (transient ischemic attack). 3. Hyperlipidemia. 4. Migraine. 5. Fibromyalgia. Atrial fibrillation is possibly not found last time, and so it might be...  Read Full »

Can masturbation cause weakness?

Query: Hi doctor, I am masturbating since I was 12 years old. Now I am 18 years old and I have become too weak and my muscle become half than before. My abdominal muscle become too weak and now I have got allergies to bronchial cough. Ialso have nerve problems in my hands. Please help me. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Masturbation is normal, ninety-five percent of male does that (out of a hundred male ninety-five male) it is just another way of having sex without a partner. It is a good practice. It helps to relieve stress, boosts mood, Improves sleep, helps to prevent depression and...  Read Full »

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