A 56-year-old female asked:
insomnia 7yrs, chronic fatigue, anxiety, panic attacks, memory loss, pain back of head, neck, shoulders, hips & depression setting in now. diagnosis?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Michelle Zetoony answered
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
def sleep problem: While your symptoms could mean a lot of different things, a primary sleep disorder is certainlyone of the problems. Insomnia can contribute to all complaints and is very common with anxiety and depression. They both feed into each other. Find a sleep specialist in your area that works with similar patients to use sleep program like cognitive behavioral therapy to treat.
Answered on Oct 23, 2013
Dr. Maureen Nash answered
23 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Get an evaluation : When one has a number of long standing symptoms the only way to get an accurate diagnosis is to get a personal evaluation by an experienced clinician. There are hundreds of possibilities based on the symptoms you list.
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
Dr. Laurence Badgley answered
52 years experience General Practice
Fibromyalgia?: Fibromyalgia? 50's female describes 7 years chronic fatigue, anxiety, panic attacks, memory loss, pain of back head, neck, shoulders, and hips, ; depression. This is a pretty good description of the fibromyalgia constellation of symptoms. Her medications reflect ongoing care ; probable serial metabolic profiles. Hopefully thyroid studies have been performed. She should see a rheumatologist.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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