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Mystery weakness plagues elderly man

DEAR DR. GOTT: My husband is 87 years old and hasn't been feeling well for quite some time. His primary care doctor cannot find what is causing him to feel so weak and shaky. He has had what I call a "meltdown" several times in the past. He will begin to shake and wants to fall down. I help him to the floor, and, after about 10 minutes, he feels better and can get up and move around again. He had one this morning.

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