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My muscles in oth legs are very stiff and painful.Improve

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My muscles in b oth legs are very stiff and painful.Improve slightly on walking but if standing for more than 5minutes become very painful. I am 83 but otherwise fit. Can you recommend anything. lyn wright
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Hello
You need a diagnosis to treat this.
It an be from lower spine disease
IF that is the case, then the correct physical therapy is needed.
It can be from circulation problems, if so, that would need to be treated.
There is no over the counter treatment for these, and no one should be recommending treatment to you without examining you.
Your doctor should also rule out magnesium and other electrolyte problems with lab tests, thyroid disease, iron deficiency, etc.
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