Muscular weakness is a condition when the muscles cannot move the usual load, and it is easy to recognize a decrease of muscle power. It can be caused by a stroke, muscular dystrophy or some other diseases. After the cause is diagnosed, a doctor will offer treatment to improve the muscle power.
Muscular weakness is a condition when the muscles are not able to work as normal. It means the muscle power is decreasing due to certain diseases or problems, so that the muscles cannot work properly and then become weak and abnormal.
There are many factors that can cause muscular weakness, and the common causes include 1) lack of muscle fitness, 2) aging, 3) infections, 4) pregnancy, 5) certain diseases such as peripheral vascular disease, diabetes, heart disease, chronic lung or kidney disease, anemia, 6) anxiety or depression can result in low motivation, which can also cause general weakness of muscles, 7) muscle damages through injuries, 8) abuse of medications or side effects of medications, 9) smoking or use of alcohol, 10) dehydration, 11) muscle inflammation, 12) cancers, 13) damages of nerves that control the movements of muscles and 14) congenital muscular problems.
Muscular weakness can be mild or severe, and the causes are various. Therefore, the best treatment is to find out the cause and then decide the best the treatment for specific underlying problem. It is recommended to visit a doctor for a general examination if the muscular weakness continues for a long time.
Several years of work in academia, medical practice and finally commercialization make it possible to provide an end-to-end process to help users to “find the appropriate medical help based on their present symptoms”. Below you will find a short explanation, showing you which part of the platform will help you best in finding the appropriate medical support.
Proceed as follows to enter your current symptoms.
Click on the appropriate body part on the picture. Select one/multiple symptoms corresponding to your complaint.
You can also add symptoms by typing your medical complaint in the search box and selecting the best matching suggestion.
Note: Your information will be kept anonymously.
Once you have selected all applicable symptoms, click the “analyze disease pattern”-button.
Accordingly, you will get a list of possible diseases and matching doctor categories who can further help you.
You can inform yourself about the possible diseases by reading the related information. But you can also return to the previous step and add more symptoms or delete already added ones to further narrow down your disease pattern.
Click on the desired doctor category to find a doctor who can help you.
If you are logged in with your profile, you will be displayed the appropriate doctors in your area. Otherwise you can enter an address in the “address” field and you will be displayed a doctor’s list around that specified address.
You will receive further information about the displayed doctors when you press on “details”.
Online bookable doctors in your area will be indicated with the notation “Book appointment” or “Book externally”, additionally they will be displayed on top of the list for your convenience.
Click on “Book appointment” to start the online appointment booking process with the desired doctor.
Please select an available appointment. “Green“ appointments are booked directly. “Red“ appointments need to be confirmed by the doctor.
Enter your general personal and health information.
Enter your present medical symptoms.
Enter your mobile phone number to identify yourself and you can finalize the appointment booking.
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