Upper body muscle weakness

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hopeandlove

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Wondering if lite exercises would help out with upper body muscle weakness or if it would make it worse. Noticing little things like losing grip in one hand, turning door knobs, car engine. And having difficulty lifting things.
 

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From my experience exercise makes it worse. Conserve the muscles by not exercising. When I do my decline is faster!
Everyone is different.
 

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You can use the search feature to find more on it but general opion is use it but don't abuse it. Gentle flexing and movement is good but weight or strength training will likely be harmful. If you hurt the muscle ,it has no rebuilding capabilities and will be permanently damaged.


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hopeandlove

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Thanks for the feedback. I'll search the site for more info. Just noticed more limitation with my left side and I'm right handed.
 
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