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what is fatigue a symptom of, if anything?

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Dr. David Izenberg
Family Medicine 36 years experience
This is not easy: Fatigue is a very non-specific symptom. It can go with so many different things to numerous to express here, but here are a few possibilities. This in not all inclusive: anemia, blood sugar issues low or high, thyroid disease, depression, sleeping disorders, to name but a few. If you are concerned see your doctor and ask him/her to run some basic labwork to determine a cause if possible.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Many possibilities.: There are innumerable medical, nutritional and emotional conditions that include being tired as a symptom. These range from simple issues to those far more complex. A good checkup and blood testing would be a good starting point.

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