Rhabdomyolysis - Symptoms

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Published: May 29

I have excessive muscle strain in shoulder region because of rhabdomyolysis. I cannot hold my arm up for a long period of time or hold my purse or carry groceries for a long period of time..

Published: November 14

I was a marathon runner training at 90 miles a week, swimming 12 hours a week and cycling 12 hours a week. After about two years I noticed strawberry color u/a which over a month turned to cola color. I'm an RN and my husband is a OB/GYN and we didn't know what it was! Went to urologist and had cystoscope and was diagnosed with rhabdomyolysis. We runners are stubborn and I kept running and increased my water intake. This worked. I did develop a kidney stone the next year due to dehydration and it was a huge stone. It had to be surgically removed with a basket through urethra and I had stints. Still ran until I damaged my nerves which triggered fibromyalgia (no one really knows what causes fibromyalgia, though). After that diagnosis, I retired from running and walked 10 miles a day at a 9 minute pace. Miss running a lot. Be careful!.