Question by  Jay46 (143)

What would cause weakness in your legs?


Answer by  Travis404607 (3916)

Weakness in the legs could be a symptom of either a nerve disorder or a muscle issue. This depends on your age and activity level.


Answer by  bubbyboy (9929)

There are many many causes of weakness in the legs. Among these are brain cancer, chemical poisoning, disc problems, Graves disease and many more. See your doctor to find out.


Answer by  YellowCup (1650)

Many things ranging from serious to not so serious. Weakness in legs could come with too much exercise or even standard walking and being on them a lot. It could be a sign of general fatigue, or decreasing calcium in your bones. Poor circulation or blockage in arteries can cause weakness in the legs as well.


Answer by  Sett (1838)

Leg weakness can be caused by dehydration, lack of sleep, or sports injuries. A doctor can take an X-ray to determine the underlying problem.


Answer by  cindy (1484)

A pinched or damaged nerve could cause weakness in your legs. Some electrolyte abnormalities can cause this symptom as well.


Answer by  herzog (555)

If you have a lack of magnesium in your diet, you can develop weakness in the legs from the tonic-clonic tremors generated by this deficiency. Making sure you have enough calcium and magnesium can prevent this from being a problem.

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