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124 Possible Causes for Muscle Weakness, Nocturnal Leg Cramp

  • Hyponatremia

    A 52-year-old Sri Lankan man presented with anorexia, nausea, fatigue, generalized muscle weakness, and cramps for 1 week.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms include: Fatigue Convulsions Headache Muscle weakness or spasms Nausea and vomiting Restlessness Confusion Decreased consciousness Treatment of Hyponatremia[sportsinjuryclinic.net] Muscle weakness. Poor appetite that does not improve. Shortness of breath, chest pain or discomfort; should be evaluated immediately.[chemocare.com]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    weakness.[emedicine.medscape.com] Severe muscle weakness. To check your heart rate, see the instructions for taking a pulse.[uwhealth.org] After taking a thorough history, your doctor will check any or all of the following: general appearance (in severe cases of CKD, individuals may have weakness and muscle wasting[medbroadcast.com]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    She presented with muscle weakness, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea since one week. The initial diagnosis was TPP.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Muscle weakness was more severe in the proximal site than in the distal site.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, in the longer term, less desirable symptoms, such as muscle weakness, insomnia and trembling can also result.[thyroid-info.com]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    A 55-year-old woman with consanguineous parents developed slowly progressive, asymmetric muscle weakness and atrophy in her forearms, while her ability to walk remained unaffected[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a 70-year-old male patient of Greek origin with choreatic movements of the tongue and face, lower limb muscle weakness, peripheral neuropathy, elevated creatinephosphokinase[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is manifested with pain, tingling, numbness, and muscle weakness.[fpnotebook.com]

  • Graves Disease

    On neurological examination the patient was presented with muscle weakness, muscle atrophy (in face and sternocleidomastoid muscles), features of myotonia and apocamnosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This case emphasises the importance of considering TPP in patients with acute muscle weakness and the importance of promptly initiating treatment and preventing relapse of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] weakness and myopathy • Increased DTR • Increased motor activity • Fatigue Cardiovascular • Tachycardia • Palpitations • Repiratory muscle weakness • Increased RR and HR[physio-pedia.com]

  • Hypokalemia

    Neurological examination showed a lower extremity muscle weakness with three-fifths muscular strength of the quadriceps and tibialis anterior muscle on both sides.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical features include transient periods of muscle weakness and tetany, dizziness, abdominal pains and constipation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Proximal muscle weakness is observed most commonly in lower extremities; cranial muscles are normal, but constipation and distention are prominent.[dovepress.com]

  • Electrolytes Abnormal

    Monitor IV site hourly cardiac changes are most severe problems and most common cause of death in these clients paresthesia, muscle weakness, flaccid paralysis, dysrhythmias[quizlet.com] A few years ago, researchers in the United Kingdom found that 300 mg of supplemental magnesium reduced nighttime or nocturnal leg cramps in individuals who suffered chronic[eletewater.co.uk] Symptoms of low serum magnesium levels include: leg and foot cramps weight loss vomiting muscle spasms, twitching, and tremors seizures muscle weakness arrthymia Chloride[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] FDA bans quinine for nocturnal leg cramps. Drug Utilization Rev . 1995; Oct:150. 26. Moss AH, Casey P, Stocking CB, Roos RP, Brooks BR, Siegler M.[aafp.org] FDA bans quinine for nocturnal leg cramps. Drug Utilization Rev. 1995; Oct:150. 26. Moss AH, Casey P, Stocking CB, Roos RP, Brooks BR, Siegler M.[aafp.org]

  • Alcoholic Neuropathy

    Seek immediate medical care for serious symptoms, such as numbness or tingling in your legs or arms, loss of bladder or bowel control, muscle spasms, muscle weakness, and[healthgrades.com] […] immobile parts, sensory defects, muscle weakness and cramps, heat intolerance, impotence, dysuria, dysphagia, speech impairment, diarrhoea, constipation.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Alcoholic Neuropathy Symptoms Numbness in the arms and legs Abnormal sensations; “pins and needles” Painful sensations in the arms and legs Muscle weakness Muscle cramps or[ragingalcoholic.com]

  • Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

    Two cases had a history of recurrent episodes of muscle weakness and difficulty in running before their first paralytic attack.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 46-year-old man with hypokalemic periodic paralysis (HypoPP) and diabetes mellitus (DM) had worsened muscle weakness after acetazolamide (ACZ) treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Muscle weakness that involves the breathing or swallowing muscles is an emergency situation.[nlm.nih.gov]

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