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Has Anyone Ever Dealt With Feeling Like The Muscles In Their Legs Didn’t Work?

Has Anyone Ever Dealt With Feeling Like The Muscles In Their Legs Didn’t Work?

So about 5 days ago my legs started to feel very heavy, like I had 50lb weights attached to each of them. It’s like that feeling when you are working out or lifting weights and can’t do one more step or rep. They aren’t painful in any way but just stretching in bed sends this wave of fatigue through them. My arms generally seem to be okay but I notice my jaw getting tired when I chew. It would be similar to how it feels when you have a lactic acid build-up but I’m barely doing anything. I… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

Stiffness is a classic symptom of RA. Usually occurs in the morning, but if my disease is not adequately controlled, I have it all the time. Consult your rheumatologist.

posted 10 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

My legs get this way, esp. in hot weather. I have fibro and arthritis. Two totally different animals.

posted 9 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Yes I get that alot. I can't do stairs some days and the bottom of my feet feel swollen.

posted 9 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Try distilled water. I thought I was dehydrated and the distilled water was the only thing to take away the thirst. No diabetes here.

posted 9 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I find I fall really easy and then I can't get up. No power left in my legs and now I am seeing my arms are goingl. I tried to get up on our quad I almost made it but I couldn't hold onto it to get my legs on.

posted 9 months ago
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