Muscle weakness in cold weather can have various causes, just like most other symptoms. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose muscle weakness in cold weather, we could:
Do you experience increased muscle weakness in cold weather?
Possible responses:→ Don't know
→ Yes, occasionally / slightly
→ Yes, regularly / definitely
→ Yes, frequently / severely
Very cold (or very hot) weather may increase weakness in myasthenia gravis patients.