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I'm having this strange problem. My left side is much weaker than my right side. While my right leg is perfect, my left leg feels comparatively weaker, meaning that I don't feel like putting my left leg on the ground, and feel like having a constant weight being applied on it. Don't feel numbness of any sort. Similarly, while I can lift weights easily with my right hand, it becomes comparatively difficult to do it with my left hand. Any reason or solution to it?

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When do you feel this in your leg? Always or only during workouts? – Baarn Oct 10 '12 at 16:43
Mainly during going to sleep, waking up, or when sitting idle. During workouts I get a tired feeling in my left leg but not in the right, at least not as much as in the left one. – Ayush Khemka Oct 10 '12 at 16:46
I'd lean towards possibly a nerve problem, which puts this in recommending you see a doctor territory. – Robin Ashe Oct 10 '12 at 17:50
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As recommended, See a neurologist and an orthopedist. I face this issue with my legs because one is slightly shorter than the other. In your case, the imbalance may be full body.

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You can also go see a vascular specialist. Peripheral Artery Disease can cause those symptoms; but, so can many other things. Our facility performs free screenings for PAD. Look and see if there is someplace you can get a free screening before seeking other medical help. If for no other reason, than to rule out something like PAD.

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