Muscle weakness


Strength training and exercise can help develop muscles.

When to seek immediate medical care

See a doctor immediately if:

  • Sudden
  • Other neurological symptoms, such as numbness
  • Vision changes
  • Problems speaking

When to make a doctor's appointment

Make an appointment to see a doctor if:

  • Occurs after viral illness
  • Persistent
  • Unexplained
  • Affects one area of body

Last Updated May 26, 2018

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